Pregnancy

by: Becky




First Trimester - 9 weeks

    • Most rapid changes occur
    • Called the fetus at nine weeks
This is the fetus in the mother's uterus at the final stages
This is the fetus in the mother's uterus at the final stages
Second Trimester - 10-27 weeks

-Invovles an increase in size and general refinement of the human features

    • At 20 weeks
      • The fetus is about 19 centimeters long, and weighs half kilo
Third Trimester - 28-42 weeks
Female at 32 weeks into pregnancy
Female at 32 weeks into pregnancy

  • Time of rapid growth, ends in birth

Birth

    • Brought on by a series of strong, rhythmic of the uterus
      • Known as labor
    • Hormonally induced and split into three stages
1. Dilation
  • * Want the female's cervix to be 9 cm dilated
2. Expulsion
  • * The child exits the female's cervix and is born
3. Delivery of the Placenta

  • Placenta is the board for the baby when they are in the fetus