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  • Week 21 for Parents


    Your baby's intestines are developed enough that small amounts of sugars are absorbed from the fluid your baby swallows and passed through the digestive system to the large bowel.

  • Week 37 for Parents


    This week, your baby continues to gain weight — at half an ounce a day!

  • Calendar - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    A weekly guide to changes in your baby, and you!

  • Week 8 for Parents


    Around this time, symptoms such as a missed period, nausea, extreme fatigue, or tight clothes may make the reality of pregnancy hit home.

  • Week 5 for Parents


    This week, the embryo begins to form a distinct shape that includes the neural tube, which will become the spinal cord and brain.

  • Week 12 for Parents


    Tiny fingernails and toenails start to form this week, which is the last of your first trimester.

  • Week 7 for Parents


    The umbilical cord has formed, and the mouth, nostrils, ears, and eyes are some of the facial features that become more defined this week. The arm bud now has a hand on the end of it, which looks like a tiny paddle.

  • Week 9 for Parents


    Your baby measures about 0.6 to 0.7 inches from crown to rump and weighs around 0.1 ounces. Your baby may make some first movements as muscles develop, but you won't feel them for several more weeks.

  • A Week-by-Week Pregnancy Calendar for Parents


    Our week-by-week illustrated pregnancy calendar is a detailed guide to all the changes taking place in your baby - and in you!

  • Week 2 for Parents


    Week 2 is the midpoint of a typical menstrual cycle, when ovulation occurs and conditions are most favorable for fertilization of an egg by sperm.