Your Unborn Baby

Facts About Your Unborn Baby

DEVELOPMENTAL LANDMARKS

  • Day one - Conception
  • One week - Attaches to wall of womb
  • Two weeks - Stops mother's menstrual period
  • Three weeks - Heart is beating
  • Six weeks - Brain waves measurable/ Moves and responds to touch
  • 8 weeks - can listen to heart
  • 2 and a half months - body completely formed, even fingerprints
  • 3 months - All organ systems functioning
  • After three months - nothing new develops/ There is only growth in size and maturity

  • 8 WEEK OLD DEVELOPING BABY

  • HEARTBEAT - can be heard on office ultra-sonic stethoscope
  • HEART - has been beating for one month
  • EKG - electrocardiogram can be done
  • BRAIN WAVES - were measurable 2 weeks ago
  • FEELS PAIN - and responds to touch
  • SUCKS THUMB
  • GRASPS - instrument placed in his/her palm
  • SWIMS - with a natural swimmer's stroke

Information made available by: Hayes Publishing Co., Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio, 513-681-7559

“And He took the children in his arms, put his hand on them and blessed them.”

 
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