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Flashcards in Gestation Deck (15):
1

2.5 Weeks

shape and length are determined

neural plate begins for the brain

heat begins as single tube (may beat)

blood is not circulating yet

2

3 weeks

cells differentiate
1. Ectoderm: outer layer
skin, hair, nails, sensory, skin glands, nervous tissue

2. Mesoderm: middle layer
muscle, bones, circulatory organs, some endocrine glands

3. Endoderm: inner layer
digestive organs, liver, alimentary tract, linings, endocrine glands

3

28 days

head region is differentiated

head is 1/3 the length of the body (body is 1/5in)

brain and primitive spinal cord develop

rudimentary eyes, ears, and nose

initial limb buds appear

4

6 weeks

deciduous teeth form

5

8 weeks

becomes a fetus

organs become functional

length: 1 inch; wt: 2/3 oz

6

9 weeks

first muscle movements (mouth and jaw)

arms and legs respond to tactile stimulation

by then end of month: turns head, elbow bends, fans toes, moves hips (mom can't feel except for hiccups)

Length: 3 in; Wt: 3/4 oz

7

16 weeks

fingerprints

mom can feel movement

Length: 6 inch; Wt: 4 oz

8

20 weeks

fetus turns and moves easily

sleep and wake patterns

sucking reflex

regular heart beat

Length: 12in: Wt 1 lb

9

24 Weeks

hair grows thicker

eyes open and close

Length: 14 in: Wt: 2lbs

10

28 weeks

Length: 16 inches: Wt: 2.5 lbs

Onset of : Rooting Reaction
Sucking
Moro
Traction Response
Plantar Grasp
Flexor Withdrawal
Crossed Extension
Extension Thrust

11

32 Weeks

strong growth

fetal movement slows down

Onset: Galent's Response

12

34 Weeks

Onset: Neonatal Neck Righting
Neonatal Body on Body

13

35 Weeks

Onset: Proprioceptive Placing (LE)
Neonatal Positive Supporting
Spontaneous Stepping

14

40 Weeks

Birth

Onset: Proprioceptive Placing (UE)
Tonic Labyrinthine
Asymmetrical Tonic Neck

15

Birth-2 Months

Onset: Optical RIghting
Labyrinthine RIghting
Body on Head