40 WEEKS AT A GLANCE

40 WEEKS AT A GLANCE

You’re pregnant. Congratulations! You’ll undoubtedly spend the months ahead wondering how your baby is growing and developing. What does your baby look like? How big is he or she? When will you feel the first kick?Foetal development typically follows a predictable course. What happens during the 40 weeks?  

 Week 1– First day of last period

 Week 3 — Your baby’s conceived

 Week 5 — Positive pregnancy test 

Week 11–Your baby’s heart beats 

Week 15–The riskiest period is over 

Week 17–Having a boy or girl? 

Week 19–Feel your baby kick 

Week 20–Your baby hears sounds

 Week 28–Your baby can breathe 

Week 33–Your baby has fingernails and toenails 

Week 38–Your baby is full-term 

Week 40–Your baby’s due next week

 

 

Usha Sharma is an educationist, social activist, associated with voluntary organisations and a counsellor besides being a member of academic organisations, namely Indian Philosophical Congress and Bharatiya Mahila Darshan Parishad .

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