After the day of fertilization the egg divides for the first time.
On day 5, the egg has about 100 cells.
The first organ to forms, the heart.
Almost an inch long, head is still massive compared to body, the head won’t catch up till adolescent.
The placenta takes control of providing nutrients.
The embryo becomes a fetus.
The nervous system starts to develop, the fetus' body starts to move and twitch.
Mother can get her first ultrasound, you can tell the health of the baby, and the due date.
The fetus can kick and push, the more the fetus moves the more the reflexes grow.
Starts the second trimester. Not bigger than an inch.
Nervous system is up and running, moves more, bones hardening, hands develop more than the feet, and eyes have grown closer together giving more a human look.
Heart beats 140-150 beats per min, you can hear what a baby heart sounds like, becoming sensitive to touch, makes a lot of movement (can bend, flex, stretch, move toes and fingers), becomes aware of things around it.
Mother may become aware of movements for the first time.
Baby can possibly open eyes.
Baby weighs about one pound.
Nearly all babies that are born before 24 weeks have disabilities.
Mother becomes more aware of movement.
Mother feels better now then has and will during the pregnancy.
Last major organ to form are the lungs, which don’t function during the time in the womb.
Brain is beginning to create memory, hear, taste, smell, and touch.
Likely to turn head down to be ready for birth.
The baby might recognized certain music if played over and over again and might even jump in time with it.
Many women feel uncomfortable through last couple months.
The brain and head have grown the biggest they can in the womb, the longer baby stays in womb the healthier will be at birth.
Only 5% of babies are born on their due dates.
If the mother rubs her stomach, the baby will respond with its body movements and can even respond with facial expressions.
The organs are all mature in the ninth month.
Anophtalmos and Microphtalmos
Anophthalmos is a defect ware a child is born without one or both eyes. Microphthalmos is where a child is born with unusualy small eyes.Causes can be genetic mutations and abnormal chromosomes.
Is when spinal fluid is blocked in the brain and it causes the brain to swell. A treatment for hydrocephalus is to put a brain shunt in which releases the fluid.
Is when there is an opening in the lip due to incomplete development in early fetal stages. Cleft lip happens in about every 1 in 1,000 babies. It is most common in Asian, Latino, or Native American descents. Cleft lip is treatable. Most babies can have surgery within the first 12-18 months of life.
Is a disease passed down through the family, it causes mucus to build up in the lungs, digestive tract, and other parts of the body. Some symptoms are delayed growth and no bowel movements in the first 24-48 hours of life. Cystic Fibrosis is diagnosed by 2 years old. Treatments include antibiotics, excersise, and chest therapy.
Is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life and affects the normal development of social and communication skills. There is no cure for autsim but there is treatments with education help. Taking antidepressants during pregnancy could cause autism.