Your Developing Baby

Roles of Vitamin B in Pregnancy

Vitamin B during pregnancy is vital to the prevention of several birth defects and the proper development of your growing baby. The correct dosage of certain B vitamins helps with several symptoms of pregnancy like nausea and exhaustion. Are you and baby getting enough or too much? Learn more here.

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Uterus Size During Pregnancy

Before pregnancy, the uterus is about the size of an orange and will grow exponentially during pregnancy. Learn more about uterus size changes during pregnancy.

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Early Fetal Development

In the early weeks of pregnancy, many women have questions about fetal development. Read about what to expect as your baby develops in the womb.

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Counting Baby Kicks

Setting aside time every day to count your baby’s kicks, swishes, rolls, and jabs may help identify potential problems. Learn about kick counts and the prevention of stillbirth.

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First Fetal Movement: Quickening

Quickening is the first detection of movement and can be felt from 13-25 weeks. Learn more about quickening and what to expect from your baby’s first movements.

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Fetal Development

Fetal development is generally divided into three trimesters, which last 12-14 weeks each. Learn more about general guidelines for determining stages of fetal development.

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The Fetal Life-Support System

The placenta, umbilical cord and amniotic sac each play critical roles in your baby’s survival inside the womb. Learn about your baby’s fetal life-support system.

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