Raymond & Josh, Fetal Development

Timeline created by HalfBreed
  • Date of last period, also the day "we" did the "do"

  • My conception

    My conception
  • The time my egg gets fertilized!

    The time my egg gets fertilized!
  • Implantation

    Implantation
  • Blastocyst prepare to embed in the lining of my uterus

    Blastocyst prepare to embed in the lining of my uterus
  • High anxiety and agitation is common due to the expectations of possibly being pregnant

  • The cells that will become the embryo move to form the basis of the central nervous system

  • embryonic stage begins

    embryonic stage begins
    •The embryo grows from a tiny speck about 2mm - the size of a pin head.
    •By the end of the week the embryo will have more than doubled in size to about 4-5mm.
  • heart begins to beat

    heart begins to beat
  • Bones, muscles, kidney's, and much of the reproductive system start developing in the fetus. Mesoderm will serve as the foundation for all of these

  • Your baby is beginning to form urine and discharge it into the amniotic fluid.

    Your baby is beginning to form urine and discharge it into the amniotic fluid.
  • Nineteen weeks into your pregnancy, or 17 weeks after conception, a greasy, cheese-like coating called vernix caseosa begins to cover your baby. The vernix caseosa helps protect your baby's delicate skin from abrasions, chapping and hardening that can res

  • Voice response

    Twenty-five weeks into your pregnancy, or 23 weeks after conception, your baby's hands and startle reflex are developing. Your baby might be able to respond to familiar sounds, such as your voice, with movement.
  • Fingernails & ect

    Twenty-six weeks into your pregnancy, or 24 weeks after conception, your baby has fingernails. Your baby's lungs are beginning to produce surfactant, the substance that allows the air sacs in the lungs to inflate — and keeps them from collapsing and sticking together when they deflate. By now your baby might be 9 inches (230 millimeters) long from crown to rump and weigh nearly 2 pounds (820 grams).
  • The babies eyes open

  • Practicing breathing

    Although your baby's lungs aren't fully formed, he or she practices breathing. Your baby's body begins absorbing vital minerals, such as iron and calcium from the intestinal tract.
  • Fingernail growth

    Thirty-four weeks into your pregnancy, or 32 weeks after conception, your baby's fingernails have reached his or her fingertips. By now your baby might be nearly 12 inches (300 millimeters) long from crown to rump. The pasty white coating that protects your baby's skin — the vernix caseosa — is about to get thicker.
  • Full-term

    Thirty-seven weeks into your pregnancy, or 35 weeks after conception, your baby will be considered full term. Your baby's organs are ready to function on their own. To prepare for birth, your baby's head might start descending into your pelvis. If your baby isn't head down, your health care provider will talk to you about ways to deal with this issue.
  • Due date

    Due date