What is the shape of the fetus in the first month of pregnancy?

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 The shape of the fetus in the first month


What is the shape of the fetus in the first month of pregnancy





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The pregnant woman was overjoyed when she heard that she was about to give birth in about nine months, and began to ask a lot of questions about the stages of pregnancy and the shape and growth of the fetus, pregnancy

especially if it was her first pregnancy, and the stages that her fetus is going through this month, the pregnant woman should visit a private doctor frequently To ensure the safety of the fetus, in this article we will show the shape of the fetus in the first month of pregnancy. 

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  • Pregnancy in the first week
  • There are millions of sperms in the fallopian tubes.
  • The sperm meets the egg and fertilizes it. pregnancy
  • A fertilized egg produces a fertilized egg that splits on its way to the uterus.
  • Six days after fertilization, the fertilized egg is implanted into the uterine wall.
  • The fertilized eggs are transformed into blastocysts with a size of one ten to twenty millimeters (0.1 - 0.2)
  • The fertilized egg produces the main pregnancy protein that suppresses immunity until the body accepts the presence of a foreign body - the fetus. pregnancy

Pregnancy in the second week


  • Some blood can be expelled from the vagina, which is what happens when a fertilized egg implants into the uterine wall.
  • The blastocyst forms from the amniotic cavity and the fetus are formed.
  • The amniotic cavity provides nourishment for the fetus until the placenta forms, which will be responsible for nourishment, at least eight weeks after the onset of pregnancy.
  • The umbilical cord is partially formed and functioning. pregnancy

The shape of the fetus in the third week

What is the shape of the fetus in the first month of pregnancy




  • The size of the embryo is the size of a poppy seed. pregnancy
  • The fetus is surrounded by a gestational sac and fluids to protect it. pregnancy
  • Embryos at this stage consist of three layers of cells, the outer, middle, and inner layers.
  • The outer layers later form the skin, hair, eye lens, outer and inner ear linings, nose, sinuses, mouth, anus, enamel, breast, and nervous system.
  • The middle layer forms the next stage of the nervous system, brain, stomach, bones, and internal organs.
  • The lining then forms the lining of the lungs, tongue, tonsils, urethra and associated glands, bladder, and digestive system.
  • The fetus resembles a pear and can be seen with an ultrasound machine. pregnancy
  • The fetal heartbeat can be observed.
  • The round part forms the head of the fetus, while the serrated part forms the spine.

The shape of the fetus in the fourth week


  • The lenses of the larynx, inner ear, and eye are formed but indistinguishable.
  • Pads of the extremities that make up the hands, elbows, legs, fingers, and toes.
  • The tail of the fetus that appears at this stage later forms the spine. pregnancy
  • At the end of this week, the fetus is about 1.25 cm long and weighs about 28 grams.