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Organ Development During Pregnancy

The development of a baby in utero is truly remarkable. Only a few weeks pass between the time an egg is fertilized and the heart begins to beat. While the organs may grow rapidly, some are not fully functional until the baby is full-term and ready to be born. Others, such as the heart, are functional before the end of the first trimester of pregnancy.

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The Month-by-Month Development of a Baby During Pregnancy

Each month of pregnancy leads to increased fetal development and prepares your future child for life outside of the womb, according to the Mayo Clinic. Each phase of pregnancy is critical, as certain developmental stages, such as the formation of sexual organs and fingerprints, usually happens during specific points of each expectant moms term.

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Baby Embryo Development

From the time of conception to the time of birth, your baby goes through some intricate, complex developmental stages. Most healthy pregnancies last about 40 weeks and encompass three separate periods known as trimesters. Each trimester lasts between 12 and 14 weeks. The embryo stage of development occurs during the first trimester of pregnancy.

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Lung Diseases in Children

Several different lung diseases can affect a child. Asthma, cystic lung disease and interstitial lung disease are three of the most common lung issues children face. With each disease, precautions need to be taken so the child’s symptoms are controlled. Understanding the symptoms, treatment and preventative measures for each case can help you feel less anxious about it.

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Week-by-Week Fetal Development During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be frustrating for so many reasons. All of the waiting and bloating can really take a toll on you. If only you could take a peek at your growing baby, instead of having to watch yourself grow. By learning about the changes your baby is undergoing, you can let pleasant dreams about your little one distract you from your growing ankles, belly and other body parts.