Prenatal Development

Meghan Kuhlman

STAGE ONE!

Germinal 0-2 weeks:

Cells are dividing

Eggs is implanting into uterus

Amnion, placenta, and umbidical cord are forming

STAGE TWO!

Embroyonic 2-9 weeks:

Internal Organs are forming

Vertebrae and spinal cord column forming

Limb buds are appearing

Eyes and ears are forming

STAGE THREE!

Fetal 9 weeks- birth:

Limbs, hands, feet, fingers, and toes are forming

Facial features forming

Lanugo growing (fine layers of "peach fuzz")

Eyebrows and eyelashes growing

Vernix covering body (wax coating)

Growing rapidly during end of pregnancy

Five things to make sure you have a healthy baby while pregnant!

Eat well

See doctor regularly

Cut back on caffenine

Exercise regularly

Cut out smoking and drinking alcohol

Symptoms a pregnant women would go through!

Morning sickness

Nausea

Frequent urination

Mood swings

Cravings