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  • 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.

  • Pregnancy & Newborn Center Content List - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Whether you just found out that you're expecting or your due date is fast approaching, find out what you need to know about pregnancy, childbirth, and preparing for parenthood.

  • Your Child's Checkup: 2 Months for Parents

    Find out what this doctor's visit will involve and what your baby might be doing by the second month.

  • Calendar - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

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

  • Your Child's Checkup: 3 to 5 Days for Parents

    Find out what this doctor's checkup will involve a few days after your baby is born.

  • Week 6 for Parents

    Your baby's heart will begin to beat around this time, and the beginnings of the digestive and respiratory systems are forming, as are small buds that will grow into arms and legs.

  • 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.

  • Week 11 for Parents

    If you saw a picture of your baby now, you'd think you had a genius on your hands — the baby's head accounts for about half of the body length!

  • Pregnancy - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Learn all about your pregnancy

  • Week 10 for Parents

    At this point in the pregnancy, all vital organs have been formed and are starting to work together. Congenital abnormalities are unlikely to develop after week 10.