What are the most important stages of intrauterine development of a child?

Within 1 month of intrauterine development, the embryo reaches 5 mm in size, the head, trunk, and main organs are formed. In the 2nd month, limbs and face appear, the nervous system develops, muscles appear and the skeleton begins to ossify; formed the urinary, respiratory, digestive, circulatory systems. By the 3rd month, the genitals, vocal cords develop, the mouth, nose, eyes, eyebrows are more clearly drawn, the liver and kidneys develop, the size of the embryo is 10 cm. At the 4th month, the head becomes smaller than the body, the skin becomes covered with fluff, hair grows on the head, the sebaceous and sweat glands, liver, stomach, kidneys begin to work, the heart beats at a speed of 120-140 beats per minute. At the 5th month, the mother feels the movements of the fetus, he learns to swallow, nails appear, and the lungs develop. The 6th month is characterized by an increase in the child’s motor activity, complication of the brain, the child is asleep and awake, the face becomes clearer, the body length reaches 31 cm, and the weight is up to 1 kg. At the 7th month, the weight of the child is 1700 g, the height is 40 cm, the child becomes viable, his senses awaken, he is able to hear, touch, feel the taste. At the 8th month, all organ systems are finally formed, the skin becomes pale pink due to the appearance of subcutaneous tissue, the child takes a final position before childbirth. 9th month – preparation for childbirth and birth.

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