Stages Of Child Development In Womb

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Bringing a child into a new world is one of the best things that can ever happen in your life. Being a parent is not a joke, but you need to understand the stages of child development. Prenatal development study, especially done by parents, helps understand how you can take care of your fetus even better. The entire period encompasses the range from the formation of the embryo to the time of birth. With the help of this information, you will be able to track what is happening with your child inside the home, and you will be astonished to know what the human body is capable of. 

Pre Embryonic And Embryonic Development

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Most of the embryonic development happens in similarity with the other vertebrates as well as invertebrates. There are many developmental stages like cell specialization, proliferation, introduction, and cell movement. This process comprises 20,000 genes, and it can give rise to 100000 different types of proteins. With the help of this, the conception happens, and a tiny human baby is formed. 


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This is the first stage of prenatal development in which the male and the female gametes prepare for the process of union. The sperm can swim and propel towards the ovum, and some of them successfully penetrate the capsule with the help of an enzyme. The invading sperm releases the substance that changes the ovum, and a typical nucleus is formed. There is a complete set of 23 chromosomes in a single leg cytoplasm, and then it moves towards the process of mitosis. Mitosis is the biological process of cell division in which a small ball of cells starts forming. 


Right of the fertilization, it will take about 6 to 10 days for the egg to implant, and it attaches itself to the uterine lining. The site of attachment is to be predetermined, and it can come under the influence of the ovary and hormones. During implantation, the body can have a little bit of spotting or bleeding, and after implantation, the embryo will start developing. 

Placenta Development

The placenta on the umbilical cord is the system from which the baby will start taking the nutrients from the mother. It is a primitive connective tissue that connects the wall of the foetus to the uterine lining. It is embedded into the uterine wall. The placenta is to be developed entirely, so that blood and all the other nutrients are successfully transported from the mother to the baby.

There are various portions of the uterus that comprise the gestational sac, amniotic fluid, and the fetus. 

Development Of The Human Embryo

With Every progressive month, you will be able to see the body of your baby changing, and the hands and legs will be prominent after the five-month mark. By the time it is eight months, the baby has developed all the external and internal organs, and only the lungs are yet to be functional. 


As an overall session, the baby is formed, and it takes about 40 weeks for the entire gestational session to complete. By the time it is 36 weeks, the baby will be full-term, and you can keep the birthing process delayed until it is 40weeks.

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