What To Expect

Jenna Vickers

mom vs. baby 1-3 months

mom

You should feel in the first 3 months morning sickness, tender breasts, mood swings, and weight gain.

baby

In the beginning, the egg is fertilized and implanted then becomes an embryo. Its first the size of a kidney bean. Growing during that time, the embryo starts to develop a heart, intestines, earlobes, eyelids, mouth, and nose start to take shape. The average amount of heart beats in that time are 90-120 BPM.

mom vs. baby 4-6 months

mom

Now that the baby has started to take on its shape you should start to feel kicking or fluttering. Then you start to get backaches, heart burn, high blood pressure, and gas

baby

The baby should now be an average of 3 1/2 inches long and weigh about 1 1/2 ounces. The heart is beating 90-120 BPM and pumps about 25 quarts blood a day. Also the skeleton and ability to hear and kick are developing.

mom vs. baby 7-9 months

mom

Now you are having abdominal and pelvis pains which is normal because that's where the baby is. Also you start developing varicose veins, fatigue, lack of bladder control, and leaky breasts.

baby

The baby should now be able to blink their eyes and baby fat starts to form. its starting to develop fingernails, toenails, hair, and skin. Also billions of neurons are going to their brain. Then the baby starts to put on more weight. At full term, the baby is about 19 inches long and weighs on average 7 1/2 pounds.