Prenatal Development Brochure

DeMya Tolliver

What happens in the first stage?

Germinal ( 0-2 Weeks)

  • Cells are dividing
  • Egg is implanig into the uterus
  • Amnion, Placenta, and umbillical cord are forming

How do you know when you are in the second stage?

Embryonie(2-9) Weeks

  • Internal organs are forming
  • Vertebrae and spinal column forming
  • Limb buds are appearing
  • Eye and ears are forming

The Final Stage

Fetal (9 Weeks- Birth)

  • Limbs, hands, feet, fingers, and toes forming
  • Facial features forming
  • lanugo growing (fine layer of peach fuzz)
  • eyebrows and eyelashes growing
  • vernix covering body (waxy coating)
  • growing rapidly during and end of pregnancy

The Do's and Dont's in a Pregnantcy


  • Take folic acid
  • Follow and maintain a healthy diet
  • Talk to health care provider about taking B12 and Iron
  • Talk to health care provider about what physical activities to take part in
  • Limit the amount of caffine you intake


  • Avoid alcohol and tobbaco
  • Avoid toxic substances

Symptoms of Pregnancy

  • Breast changes
  • Morning sickness
  • Increased Cervical Mucus
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent Urination
  • Cramping\ Spotting
  • Emotional\ Cravings
  • color of vagina changes