Before you become a Mum… 9 long months will pass, during which you must take care of yourself and prepare for the new, responsible role. And your body will undergo a fascinating transformation!
1 month I AM!
The child takes a comfortable “apartment” for 9 months. At the end of 4th week it has approx. 5 mm of length and reminds of… a bean pod. At the same time the process of creating the internal organs begins.
2 month WE BEGIN!
Now the teeth, stomach, intestines, lungs and liver are formed; the heart grows, fingers and toes distinguish, and genitalia start to form. The foetus reached 3-4 cm of length and weight of 2-3 grams.
3 month BOY OR GIRL?
This will become clear at the end of this month, during which kidneys ultimately take shape, as well as liver and the baby’s bones. A face can be clearly seen; the limbs lengthen; foetus has approx. 12 cm in length and weighs 65 grams.
4 month FIRST MOVEMENTS
Hands form, hair grows, and the baby’s muscles become stronger – the future mum usually feels first moves of the baby. The ultrasound clearly shows the baby’s outline, which is now 20 cm long and weighs 250 grams.
5 month QUICK DEVELOPMENT
The fingerprints appear on the baby’s fingers; hair and nails grow fast, the nervous and respiratory systems form. The future mum clearly feels the baby’s movements; the little one is now 30 cm long and weighs 650 grams.
6 month FROM 20 T0 60 MOVEMENTS PER HOUR!
The child starts to see and react to the external sounds; it follows the phases of being awake and asleep, sucks on a thumb, and gets hiccups… It weighs one kilogram and has approx. 37 cm length. On the face one can see clear outline of eyebrows and nose.
7 month I HEAR YOU, MUM!
Lungs of the baby start breathing, the gastrointestinal system functions. Due to increasing weight – approx. 1.5 kg and the body length of approx. 42 cm – the baby’s space is tight and it moves less. The baby can hear perfectly, and its favourite sound is the mum’s voice.
8 month BIG PREPARATIONS
The baby’s head is usually directed downwards. The bones lengthen and thicken. The weight of the baby is already 2.5 kg and its length – 47 cm.
9 month I’M COMING!
The baby weighs approx. 3 kilograms already and is approx. 50cm. It is strong and it is difficult for it to move… and it will gladly change its “apartment” for a bigger one!