Various Stages of Child Development Essay

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION..........................................................................................................................3Task 1.1 : Different Stages of development....................................................................................3TASK 1.2 : Routine check ups........................................................................................................4TASK : 1.3 Factors affecting the development of the baby............................................................5CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................5REFERENCES...............................................................................................................................6Books and Journals................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONThis report will describe the various stages of development from conception to birth. Inorder ton understand the process of development of a baby this report will identify and determinethe stages of development in brief. The report will also include relevant explanation on theroutine check ups need to be carried out during antenatal care, postnatal care and the first year ofa baby's life. Furthermore, the various factors affecting the development at various levels will bedescribed in this report.Task 1.1 : Different Stages of development.The due date of a woman's is analysed and calculated since the first day of her last periodof menstruation. Conception happens in two weeks from that particular day, that the point whena woman is exactly considered to be pregnant. A huge number of sperms floats inside a woman'sbody in order to combine with an egg and fertilize it.0-4 weeks- Among millions of sperm only one gets successfully penetrated with the egg, itforms the genetic make-up determining the physical appearance, sex, personality and sex of thebaby. There are chances that a woman have no idea that she is pregnant or not at this time.During the 4thweek of pregnancy, a ball of cells that is developed in the baby is just like a flowerseed4-8 weeks- In the 5thweek the ball of cells looks like a tadpole with a size of a peppercorn,development of spinal cord, brain & heart builds up and the features of face starts todevelop(Fauser and et.cl,2014).The umbilical cord link the body of the mother to the baby.8-12 weeks- BY the 9thweek the baby evolved in to a fetus, till now its not possible to identifythat the bay is a girl or boy. But the woman starts to feel the foremost movement of the fetus orthe baby. Till the end of the 10 week the facial features starts to develop and at this time 90% ofthe anatomical structure gets developed. All the internal organs of the baby body startsdeveloping and it will continue to develop till the third stage after fetus.12-16 weeks- Babies yawn in the womb, Around now, your baby's eyes start becoming sensitiveto light16-20 weeks– The baby starts to gain weight, and laying down some fat, which will give themthat adorable chubby newborn appearance the moment you first set eyes on them.
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