Sunday, February 16, 2014


Our last trimester...There we go!!

6th Month: 21-24 weeks
He/She grows rapidly in size and strength while her lung become more developed. 70% of babies born between 22 and 26 weeks lived past age one, thanks to modern medicine.

7th Month: 25-28 weeks
The baby can now recognize her mother´s voice. She exercises by stretching and kicking as she grows even bigger. She/He uses the senses of HEARING, TOUCH and TASTE and can even look around with OPEN EYES at her watery home.

8th Month: 29-32 weeks
The skin of the baby begins to thicken, with a layer of fat stored underneath for insulation and nourishment. Though movement is limited, due to cramped quarters, the baby´s kicks are stronger and mom may be able to feel an elbow or heel against her abdomen.

9th Month: 33-36 weeks
Gaining one half pound per week, the baby is getting ready for birth. The bones in her/his head are soft and flexible to more easily mold for the journey down the birth canal. 90% of a person´s development happens in the womb.


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