Mildstones of development
4 weeks the heart begins to beat
12 weeks you are able to determine weather it is a boy or a girl
20 weeks fetal movements that are called quickening should be felt by the mother
28 weeks the eyes open and close and lungs are able to breath
38 reacts to light and begins the upside-down position for birth
The risks with age
Chances of miscarriage and stillbirth rises with age.There is a many screening test that can be given to determine complications if any. One of the screening tests is an amniocenteses.
Amnio is done by ultrasound inserting a needle and retrieving amniotic fluid to be tested.