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WEEK BY WEEK CHANGES The following list describes specific changes that occur in the womb:* Week 3 of gestation
Upside: Illustrations and descriptions about the development of the fetus through its various stages.
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* When will I feel my baby's first movements? * What is my baby doing in there? * From 20 to 24 weeks * From 24 to 28 weeks * At 29 weeks * At 32 weeks * From around 36 weeks * From 36 to 40 weeks * ...
Upside: Detailed article on fetal movements at different weeks
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
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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
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When will I be able to hear my baby's heartbeat? From the date of the last menstrual period, the fetal heart will begin to beat on the 22nd day of development. This means that by the 5th week of ...
Upside: Detailed explanation with community comments on listening to your baby's fetal heart rate
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Measuring your fundal height Listening to your baby Writing on your pregnancy records Having your pregnant belly felt by your caregiver is a routine procedure that will be part of every antenatal ...
Upside: Very good detailed article with helpful information on measuring fundal height and listening to your baby's heart beat
Week 4*: Poppyseed Week 5: Appleseed Week 6: Sweet Pea
Upside: Cute pictures and information on baby development by week with user postings
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If you're like most parents-to-be, hearing the fetal heartbeat for the first time is an exciting moment. Even if you've already seen the embryo on an ultrasound, there's something about that steady ...
Upside: Good detailed information on the fetal heart beat and how to listen during pregnancy
Downside: Text heavy page