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Precious One

Precious One

12 week old preborn baby

Some people think that my life began at birth; but my life’s journey began long before I was born….

Week 1 Conception the baby is smaller than a grain of

sugar but the instructions are present for all that

this person will ever become.

Week 2 The baby attaches and burrows securely into

the wall of its mother’s womb.

Week 3 The baby’s blood vessels and sex cells form. Foundations of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system are laid.

Week 4 The baby’s heart has begun to beat. Eyes, ears and lungs begin to form.

Week 5 Tiny arms and legs appear, as well as the baby’s face. The baby’s blood is now separate for the mother’s.

Week 6 Tiny fingers and toes develop. The baby’s brain is divided into 3 parts for emotion and language, hearing and seeing.

Week 7 Buds of the baby’s milk teeth appear. 99% of the muscles are present and brain activity is detectable.

Week 8 The baby begins spontaneous movement and is now well proportioned about the size of a thumb. Every organ is present, but immature. The skull, elbow and knees are forming.

Week 9 If prodded, hands and eyelids close. Genitalea become visible, indicating whether the baby is a boy or a girl, Muscular movement begins.

Week 10 The baby’s fingerprints begin to form. Nerve and muscle connections have tripled. Eyelids fuse together temporarily to protect the baby’s delicate developing eyes.

Week 11 The baby “practices” breathing and facial expressions even smiling. The baby can also urinate and stomach muscles can contract.

Week 12 The baby is now 3 inches in length and weighs 2 oz with fine hair on the face. The baby is able to swallow and feels and responds to skin stimulation

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