We will explore about the baby's development in the first 13 weeks of the pregnancy.

You would be astonished to know that the first week of the pregnancy is calculated from the first day of your last menstrual period

First Week of Pregnancy

Egg is released from the ovary. Union of female egg and male sperm is called fertilisation

Second Week of Pregnancy

The fertilized egg will divide and it will form blastocyst. One part will become Embryo , other becomes protective layer.

Third Week of Pregnancy

Embryo will implant itself in the uterine lining and this process is known as Implantation

Fourth Week of Pregnancy

This period is known as Embryonic Period. The essential organs like the spinal cord, heart and brain of the baby starts developing

5th to 10th of the pregnancy

By the end of the fifth week or you can say between fifth to sixth week the baby's heartbeat can be detected easily in the ultrasound scan

5th to 10th of the pregnancy

Placenta forms and from the placenta the embryo gets the required nutrients and the oxygen supply in the form of blood

5th to 10th of the pregnancy

The fetus experience a rapid formation of the limbs, the legs and hands, fingers etc. Facial feature of the baby are more defined

11th to 13th week 

The prominent signs are morning sickness, vomiting, feeling low on energy, fatigue and the breast tenderness

Symptoms of the First Trimester