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What your baby looks like -- 8 Weeks - BabyCenter

www.babycenter.com/fetal-development-images-8-weeks

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Upside: Nice graphics and some additional information
Downside: Limited detail on fetal development

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Our illustrated pregnancy calendar is a detailed guide to all

the changes taking place in your baby and in you!

www.kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy_newborn/calendar/pregnancy_calendar_intro.html

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Upside: Easy to use site describing baby and mother's development
Downside: Focuses only on development

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Concerns Regarding Early Fetal Development

The development of a baby is quite an intricate journey. From the moment that the egg and sperm meet, a baby is beginning the development process. This early part of development lays the ground work ...

www.americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/concernsearlydevelopment.htm

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Upside: Very good overview of different potential concerns at different times in early pregnancy with guidelines on what to expect
Downside: None

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Prenatal development = From Wikipedia

Prenatal development is the process in which an embryo or fetus (or foetus) gestates during pregnancy, from fertilization until birth. Often, the terms fetal development, foetal development, or ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prenatal_development

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Upside: Description and pictures of baby development
Downside: No week-by-week specific pictures

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Average fetal length and weight chart

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 ...

www.babycenter.com/average-fetal-length-weight-chart

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Upside: Detailed chart of fetal length and weights
Downside: Click on 'See all on one page' to reduce clicking

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Fetal development: What happens during the first trimester? -

MayoClinic.com Fetal development begins before you even know you're pregnant. Here's a calendar of events.

www.mayoclinic.com/health/prenatal-care/PR00112

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Upside: Superb summary of fetal development by week
Downside: Links to 2nd and 3rd trimester at bottom of page

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Fetus - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fetus

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Upside: Excellent user-compiled detail on fetal development from conception to birth including specific development information
Downside: None

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Fetal Development - Prenatal Development.

Development of a baby through the nine months of pregnancy. Medical facts and pictures. Literature.

www.abortionfacts.com/fetal_development/prenatal_developement.asp

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Upside: Pro-life site with detailed information on fetal development
Downside: Text heavy pages; can be hard to find what you are looking for

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Vanishing Twin Syndrome

Vanishing twin syndrome, first described by Stoeckel in 1945, is the identification of a multifetal gestation with subsequent disappearance of one or more fetuses. The rate of multifetal gestation at ...

www.emedicine.com/med/TOPIC3411.HTM

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Upside: Article with very medical discussion on vanishing twin syndrome
Downside: Some medical language

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Yolk sack, but no baby

This is my second consecutive miscarriage. My OB didn`t officially state that I have miscarried, but I am positive about my dates. I conducted an ovulation test and know that I ovulated 24-36 hours ...

www.netwellness.org/question.cfm/47690.htm

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Upside: Q&A with a doctor about seeing a yolk sack but no baby during a miscarriage
Downside: Basic site design