Brittany Wright's Birth Timeline

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    Month one

    Size at 2 weeks is the size of a pen head. The egg attaches to the uteriane lining. Critical brain and spinal cord development. Internal organs and circulatory system begins to form, and the heart begins to beat.
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    Month 2

    Size is a fourth of an inch at the beginning of the month. Bones begin to forum. Face, eyes, ears, and limbs take shape.
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    Month 3

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    Month 4

    Size 3 inches one ounce at the beginning of the month. Can suck its thumb, swallow, hiccup, and move around the mother may feel movement at this time. Facial features become clearer.
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    Month 5

    Size 6 1/2 to 7 inches and 4-5 ounces. Hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows appear. Teeth continue to developed. Organs are maturing. Fetus becomes more active.
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    Month 6

    Size is 8-10 inches and 8-12 ounces. Fat deposits under skin but fetus appears wrinkled. Breathing movement begins.
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    Month 7

    Size is 10 - 12 inches long weights 1 1/2 - 2 pounds. Has periods of activity followed by periods of rest and quiet.
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    Month 8

    Size 14-16 inches long and weighs 2 1/2-3 pounds. Rapid weight gain continues. May react to loud noises with a reflex jerking action. Moves in to a head down position.
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    Month 9

    Size 17 -18 inches long and weighs 5-6 pounds. Weight gain continues. Skin becomes smooth as fat deposits continue. Movement decreases due to less space. Acquires antibodies from the mothers blood. Descends in to the pelvis ready for birth.
  • Baby is born!!!