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BABY GROWTH IN FIRST TRIMESTER
November 4, 2020
Maternity Hospital in Bangalore | The Life+ Hospital
The first trimester is the first three weeks of your pregnancy. This is the early stage of your baby’s development. In
the first trimester, the baby grows very quickly. Let me explain the growth in a month-wise manner for your better
Month 1: At this stage the fertilizing egg already gets forms. In the first month, a water-tight sac forms around this
egg. In medical terms, we call it the amniotic sac. It helps to cushion the growing embryo throughout the pregnancy.
This stage is also the time formation of the placenta. The placenta is nothing but a flat organ that keeps transferring
the nutrients oxygen, and water from mother to baby and transfers the waste from baby to mother. Moreover, it
filters most of the harmful substances present in your body and transfers the filtered substances to your baby. The
most enjoyable part of first-month pregnancy is the formation of a primitive face. It contains a large dark circle for
the eyes. However, the mouth, jaws, and throats remain in the developing stage. The development of blood cells and
blood circulation begins at this stage. An ‘S’ shape hearth forms in front of the embryo.
However, it does not function at this stage. As you reach the end of your first month, your baby becomes around 6 to
Month 2: At this stage, the ears start to fold in the sides of your baby’s head. Your baby’s heart starts functioning.
The arms, legs, fingers; toes start to get their shape. Within the second week of month 2 spinal cord, central nervous
system, and yes, the brand develops to its full form. The tissues in the face join for the nose, lips, and jaws. Bones,
digestive tracts, an