Fetal Development

  • First Trimester

    Day 1: Egg is fertilized by sperm and a human life begins
  • Month 1

    In the first month, the egg is fertilized and a human life begins. Right after the embryo begins implantation in the mothers uterus. Next, the baby's heart begins beating with the child's own bleat which is typically different than the mother's. By the end of the third week, organs such as liver and kydneys aswell as the spinel coloumn and nervous system begin development.
  • Month 2

    At month 2 lips, mouth, eyes, legs, hands and fingernails begin development. By the end of the month all organs are in place and bones start to develope
  • Month 3

    At month 3, the baby can breathe and also urinate. Also, functions of baby organs begin to work such as the skeletal structure, nerves, and circulation. At this point, the baby can already experience pain. Taste buds and vocal chords are now developed aswell.
  • Second Trimester

    The baby is now a fetus
  • Month 4

    At the begining of the fourth month bone marrow is starting to form. Also, by this point, the baby can dream and by the very end of the 4th month, the baby will be up to 8-10 inches.
  • 5 Month

    By week 20 the fetus can now recognize mothers voice
  • 6 Month

    At month 6 baby can survive outside mothers uterus with extream medical care if premature
  • Third Trimester

    In this trimester baby is getting ready to leave mothers womb
  • 7 Month

    In this month the fetus can inhale amniotic fluid into not developed lungs. The baby can now move and grab the umbilical chord. Up to now baby is 12 inches and can weigh up to 1 and a half pounds
  • 8 Month

    By 8 month fetus eyes and teeth are now in place. By this time baby is using 5 senses and can open and close eyes. The fetus can also deferinciate between sleep and awake by now.
  • 9 Month

    By the end fetus skin is developed aswell as fat under it. Antibodies begin building and by the end of last week the fetus drops it's head down to pelvic cavity of mother