Moms, do you know that the baby's development in the womb is running fast? Mother must be curious about the development process of her baby inside the womb. The development starts after the fertilization of your egg by sperm occurred. Below, the following information will show you the baby’s development in the womb:
First Trimester Pregnancy
Your pregnancy is dated from the first day of the last menstrual period before finally menstruation can be said to be late. In the third week, the embryo and placental sacs begin to form. Also blood and hundreds of other cells start to develop.
In the fourth week, the fetal tube exists and can beat 65 times in one minute. In this phase, the size of fetus is 0.6 cm; it is smaller than a rice grain. Moms will also start experiencing symptoms of pregnancy. Such as moms can easily get tired and feel that breasts become more tender and larger.
In the sixth week, the face with a large circle for the eyes, nose, mouth, ears, lower jaw, and throat begins to form. The fetus begins to look like a curved or letter C. While the legs and arms are formed in the seventh week.
In the eighth to ten weeks, babies have succeeded to pass through the critical period and the size is about 3 cm in length. At this stage, the baby inside the womb is ready to develop.
His face will perfectly form in the twelfth week where at the same time the baby's genital begins to appear.
Second Trimester Pregnancy
At this stage the risk of miscarriage will decrease because the womb is growing and getting stronger. The baby's weight could reach 42 grams with a length of 9 cm. The bones and skull are getting stronger and harder also the baby’s ability to hear increase. During this stage mom might feel a kick reaction from the baby.
In the fourteenth and fifteenth weeks, the baby will experience a growth spike. Thus, in the sixteenth week his genital has developed well, so that it can be seen through an ultrasound examination.
Babies will look like a small human when the pregnancy at age of 22 week. The baby can also feel the movement and start growing hair. At this age the baby will gain more weight because he already has fat.
At week 26, the baby starts to be able to breathe and expel amniotic fluid which it is a good sign, because it means that the baby at the same time can practice breathing.
Third Trimester Pregnancy
In the third trimester, the muscles and lungs grow therefore the baby's weight can reach up to one kilogram. His head continue growing to keep up with the development of nerve cells in his brain. His wrinkled skins will become smoother because his body fat keeps growing. He can also blink, growing more lashes, nails and hair. In the last trimester, the baby will gain more weight; the baby could reach up to 3 kg with a length of 48 cm. During this trimester, a male baby has completely formed his testicles and coated with scrotum. When entering the 40th week, the fetus is ready to be born and all organs are fully formed and functioning properly.
For more information moms can discuss it with doctor, especially regarding your pregnancy and a safe labor procedure which must be suitable with your own condition. Regular medical check-ups may also help to prevent and identify the early abnormalities that might occur with your baby.