Baby Timeline

  • Month 1

    Month 1
    -Missed Mentrual Period
    -Other signs of pregnancy may not yet be noticebale
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    9 month timespan

  • Month 2

    Month 2
    -Breasts begin to swell.
    -Pressure on bladder from enlarging uterus results in need to urinate more often
    -Possible nausea(morning sickness)
    -Fatigue is common
  • Month 3

    Month 3
    -Breasts become firmer and fuller,may ache.
    -Nausea,fatigue,and frequent urination may continue
    -Abdomen becomes slightly larger.The uterus is about the size of an orange
  • Month 4

    Month 4
    -abdomen continues to grow slowly.
    -Most discomforts of early pregnancy,such as morning sickness, usually gone.
    -Appetite increases
  • Month 5

    -Enlarged abdomen becomes apparent
    -Slight fetal movements felt.
    -Increased size may begin to affect posture
  • Month 6

    -Fetal movements sensed as strong kicks,thumps,and bumps.Some may be visible.
    -Weight gain by the beginning of this month may total 10-12 pounds
  • Month 7

    -Increased size may affect posture
  • Month 8

    -Discomfort may result from increased size.Backache,leg cramps,shortness of breath, and fatigue are common.
    -Fetal kicks may disturb the mother's rest.
    -At the beginning of this month,weight gain totals about 18-20 pounds
  • Month 9

    Month 9
    -"lightening" felt as the fetus drops into the pelvis.Breathing beomes easier.
    -other dicomforts may continue
    -a total weight gain of 25-35 pounds is typical.
    -False labor pains may be expierenced