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0-3 Weeks

0-3 Weeks

Pregnancy is dated from the first day of the last menstrual period. This is an old convention still in place originally based on the thought that conception occurred during menstruation.

7-9 Weeks

7-9 Weeks

Spinal Cord Your baby’s spinal cord and the brain are now almost complete and the head is beginning to look more human-like. Measuring about 1.3cm long, its limb buds have grown into tiny arms and legs with small ridges that will develop into fingers and toes.

16-18 Weeks

16-18 Weeks

Transparent Skin Your baby may now measure 15cm and weigh up to 125 grams. Its legs are now longer than its arms. Because it has no layer of fat under its skin it will look fragile and thin and through its transparent skin layers you would be able to see the intricate network of blood […]

19-21 Weeks

19-21 Weeks

Thumb Sucking Your baby can suck its thumb and now has a wide range of movements and co-ordination. Weighing about 280 grams, its dental development continues as the buds for permanent teeth are already forming behind its milk teeth.

25-28 Weeks

25-28 Weeks

Heartbeat The baby’s bone centres are beginning to harden and thousands of tiny veins are now clearly visible through the baby’s skin.

29-32 Weeks

29-32 Weeks

Brain The last trimester is a crucial time for brain development. As the brain mass increases, the tissue folds into its characteristic walnut-like appearance.

33-36 Weeks

33-36 Weeks

Red Glow The baby can distinguish light from dark and will see sunlight on the stomach as a red glow. There’s also plenty of brain action occurring.

Week 25 of Pregnancy

Week 25 of Pregnancy

FACTS: Your baby’s bone centres are beginning to harden and tiny veins are now clearly visible through its skin. It should now be possible to hear your baby’s heartbeat through a stethoscope or a special foetal trumpet.

Week 26 of Pregnancy

Week 26 of Pregnancy

FACTS: Your baby’s heartbeat has now dropped to an average of 150 beats a minute.

37-40 Weeks

37-40 Weeks

Eye Lashes Your baby’s eyes open and close with ease and have lashes. As it continues to grow, the tiny lungs are preparing to work independently.


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