Prenatal Development Flyer

Dakota M. and J'Von C. and Jordan M.

First Trimester (Months 1-3 )

Mom-

Thier is much going on in the first few months . Her health care provider will count ahead 40 weeks from start of last period. Mom is not actually pregnant the first week or two. After 7 weeks your baby face and brain begin to form. Conception occurs about two weeks after last period begins.

Baby-

baby has 46 chromosomes . 23 from mom and 23 from dad. egg travels down the fallopian toward the uterus. cells divide rapily to form cluster of cells resembling a rasberry.the placenta nourishes the baby.week 5 baby is likely about the size of the tip of a pen. week 11 gentials begin to form.

Second Trimester (Months 4-6 )

Mom-

the uterus is above the pubic bone, may be enough to push the belly out . ultrasound you may catch baby sucking his thumb. have gained about 5 pounds in 15 weeks. Breast may feel less tender. May have hormonal changes in 15 weeks. Partner may feel a little stressed out. May lose your baby hiccups.

Baby-

14 weeks can't squint , frown , grimace , pee. From head to bottom baby measures 3 1/2 inches, about the size of a lemon. Moving aminiotic fluid through the nose . Baby is about 2 pounds. Baby can open and close eyes.

Third trimester (Months 7-9)

Mom-

May gain 11 pounds. Have to visit the doctor every 2 weeks. May get creepy crawlies in legs. Stay away from caffine . Stretch and massage legs. Muscles in uterus tighten now and then. Contractions are frequent call practitioner. May premilk from breasts. Uterus reaches into the rib cage . Possibly gastro intestnial distress. See practitioner every week..

Baby-

Week 28 baby weighs 2 1/4 pound. Baby may mone and kick. Average newborn is 7 1/2 pounds. 35 weeks all organs are developed. 28 weeks the head is getting bigger. Very active. Baby more demanding for food. Lungs and muscle are continuing to mature.

First time dad

You have to be patient with your wife. Take care of her. Have to try not to stress her out in any way. Cook, clean so she doesnt put any stress on her body.