Three trimesters of development (The second trimester (Hair is formed…
Three trimesters of development
First, the fetus continues to grow at a rapid rate.
And then the Fat accumulates under the skin to provide insulation for the fetus once it's born.
The Adequate protein that is intake by the mother it's important during this time.
The Protein is essential for the rapid amount of brain growth that occurs.
New nerve cells in the brain are forming at a rate of 250,000 cells per minute.
The fetus now might respond to sounds in the environment, such as music or the sound of its mother’s voice.
The second trimester
Hair is formed during this phase and the eyes will open.
It takes around 18 to 20 weeks
The fetal heartbeat might be heard using a stethoscope.
The developing fetus is capable of developing hiccups
light kicks might be felt by the mother from the developing fetus.
The developing fetus is able to suck its thumb.
The immune and respiratory systems will not fully function
The first trimester
-During development, The embryo is especially vulnerable to environmental pollutants.
-Lack of certain essential nutrients during this time might cause irreversible damage to the developing embryo.
-Tissues, organs, and organ systems begin to develop
-By the end of the first trimister, the fetus can move its arms,fingers, and toes and make facial expressions.
-At the end of eight weeks, the embryo is called a fetus. All of the organ systems have begun to form.