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The Development through Pregnancy
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By:
Christina Gazaway
Abigail Allen
Week 4
Week 8
Your body is beginning to form the placenta and amniotic sac.
Some symptoms like abdominal pressure and tender breasts may appear this week.
As the cluster of cells that will soon become your baby burrows into your uterine lining, you may also spot some implantation bleeding.
Your baby's arms and legs are growing s their facial features are beginning to take shape.
You make notices that your clothes are starting to feel a tad tight in the waist, even though the world can't see your growing baby bump.
Week 8
Your baby's arms and legs are growing s their facial features are beginning to take shape.
You make notices that your clothes are starting to feel a tad tight in the waist, even though the world can't see your growing baby bump.
Week 12
Week 16
The baby is opening and closing their fingers and curling their toes, and their brain is developing fast.
The baby is now developing reflexes, for example if you poke your 12 week pregnant belly while looking at baby on an ultrasound, you'll see movement.
The baby is now growing hair and eyebrows, and their taste buds are forming.
You'll probably have a four month prenatal visit around the time you're 16 weeks pregnant.
You'll likely have a urine test; your OB will be checking your urine for signs of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia.
Week 16
The baby is now growing hair and eyebrows, and their taste buds are forming.
You'll probably have a four month prenatal visit around the time you're 16 weeks pregnant.
You'll likely have a urine test; your OB will be checking your urine for signs of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia.
Week 20
Week 24
The baby is now the size of a banana.
They weigh about 10.2 ounces and measure about 6.5 inches from crown to rump.
Baby's still got a lot of growing to do but has an excellent start.
Your baby's movement may feel a little stronger and more noticeable, with pokes and kicks becoming more frequent.
His muscles have been growing, and he now has much more muscle tone.
Your baby's inner ear is fully developed by 24 weeks.
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