Knowing about pregnancy stages is an important thing for women. There is no other reason beside the fact that most of women will deal with pregnancy. However, the knowledge about pregnancy stages might also become an important matter for men since they get involved in women’s pregnancy. So, here are some provided information on pregnancy stages. You can check them all to gather your knowledge about pregnancy stages:
- Weeks 0 to 4
In this first weeks of pregnancy, the embryo will only about 2 mm. In this initial phase, the embryo growth is characterized by the emergences of the spinal cord, the embryo of brain, and the embryo of face.
- Weeks 4 to 8
In the sixth week of pregnancy, the fetal cardiac will funtionate. At the same time, some other organs such as head, foot, leg, arm, hand, and body will be formed.
- Weeks 8 to 12
It is the main weeks of pregnancy. In this stages, the whole organs are already be formed. The head will have a bigger size than the body. That size enable the growth of the brain. The baby already have well-formed nose, chin, and eyelids. In this stages, the baby is also able in doing some small activities such as seeing.
- Weeks 12 to 16
At this stage of pregnancy, the heart and the lung can be detected by USG. The baby also able in making some face expressions and turning the head.
- Weeks 16 to 20
The baby enables in responding the mother’s voices by doing some coordinated-body-movements. There is also a growth of the teeth.
- Weeks 20 to 24
The baby is able in opening the eyelids. In this stage, the baby’s hair will also grow and the baby’s fat will also be formed.
- Weeks 24 to 28
The baby’s heart beats faster. At the same time, baby can recognize mother’s voices and able in giving some responds to the voices.
- Weeks 28 to 32
The baby’s eyes are able in blinking to respond such lights around the uterus.
- Weeks 32 to 36
The baby is in the mother pelvis. In this stages, the baby will practice to swallow, suck, and breath.
Though the list above provides 9 number of pregnancy stages, commonly pregnancy stages only be divided into three stages which are the first trisemester (weeks 0 to 12), the second trisemester (weeks 13 to 28), and the third trisemester (weeks 29 to 40). The most important thing in dealing with the pregnancy stages is being watchful in doing every activities while you are pregnant. Do not do too much exercises while you are pregnant, especially when you are at the first trisemester stage.