Your care giver will listen to the baby's heart beat every time you go into the office for a visit after you are at Dopplerleast 11 - 12 weeks pregnant and record it in your pre-natal record. The ...
Upside: Helpful information on understanding how to track your baby's heart rate
Downside: Basic site design
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
Ultrasound in early pregnancy at 6 weeks from last menstrual period Ultrasound in early pregnancy 6 weeks from last menstrual period Ultrasound picture of early pregnancy at 6 weeks and 1 day of ...
Upside: Picture of 6 week ultrasound showing fetal pole and yolk sac
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
I am 20 weeks pregnant today and I am worried about not able to feel the baby. I have been asking my friends who have been pregnant when they felt there baby move most of them said 16 weeks but I'm ...
Upside: Short article on when you should feel the baby move
When sperm is deposited in the vagina, it travels through the cervix and into the Fallopian tubes. Conception usually takes place in the Fallopian tube. A single sperm penetrates the mother's egg ...
Upside: Very good description of fetal development by month
Downside: No pictures; limited additional related links
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
The fetal pole is a thickening on the margin of the yolk sac of a fetus during pregnancy. It is usually identified at 6.5 weeks with abdominal ultrasound imaging, and 6 weeks with vaginal ultrasound ...
Upside: Basic user-compiled information on the fetal pole
Downside: Limited depth
I had a ultrasound today and I am 6 weeks 2 days by ultrasound and 6 weeks 4 days by last period. There was a heartbeat (good news I know) but the doctor was a little concerned about the yolk sac. It ...
Upside: Short Q&A on yolk sac not being round
Downside: Ad links
Q. I am a 26 years old female. I have been married for five months, and am pregnant. I went for an ultrasound, recently. It shows a pregnancy with a gestational age of 6 weeks and 6 days. But there ...
Upside: Q&A with a doctor on not seeing a fetal pole or heartbeat during 6th week of pregnancy
Downside: Limited depth