Amniotic fluid is the nourishing and protecting liquid contained by the amnion of a pregnant woman. The amnion grows and begins to fill, mainly with water, around two weeks after fertilisation. After ...
Upside: Very good user-compiled detail with medical explanation of amniotic fluid and complications
8.5oz Bottles of ULTRASOUND GEL: Baby Finally! An Affordable Baby Fetal Heartbeat Monitor for home use! This handy portable fetal doppler detects the fetal heart rate quickly from about 10-12 weeks ...
Upside: Site selling doppler baby heart monitor with mostly positive customer reviews
From early on in pregnancy, babies grow at different rates, so these numbers are merely averages. Your baby's actual length and weight may vary substantially. Don't worry too much if an ultrasound ...
Upside: Detailed chart of fetal length and weights
Downside: Click on 'See all on one page' to reduce clicking
MayoClinic.com Fetal development begins before you even know you're pregnant. Here's a calendar of events.
Upside: Superb summary of fetal development by week
Downside: Links to 2nd and 3rd trimester at bottom of page
After the first trimester of pregnancy a multiparameter assessment of gestational age is advocated. This should include at least two fetal measurements (usually biparietal diameter (BPD) and femur ...
Upside: Excellent charts for various fetal measurements
Downside: Scroll down to see all the charts
A fetus (or foetus or fœtus) is a developing mammal or other viviparous vertebrate, after the embryonic stage and before birth. The plural is fetuses, or sometimes feti.
Upside: Excellent user-compiled detail on fetal development from conception to birth including specific development information
Upside: Nice graphics and some additional information
Downside: Limited detail on fetal development
Week 4*: Poppyseed Week 5: Appleseed Week 6: Sweet Pea
Upside: Cute pictures and information on baby development by week with user postings
Downside: No actual pictures of the fetus
As your pregnancy progresses, your baby will begin to seem more real. You may hear the heartbeat at your prenatal appointments, and your growing abdomen may force your favorite jeans to the back of ...
Upside: Good overview of baby development during the second trimester
Downside: No pictures; lots of scrolling clicking to see all the information
There simply is not another word worthy to describe the development of your baby! Just think, within approximately a 40 week period, your little one will have transformed from a single cell to a ...
Upside: Week by week description and pictures of fetal development
Downside: Several weeks on a single page - lots of scrolling