This vivid and detailed chart is an excellent addition to any prenatal education setting. It provides a complete visual overview of prenatal development from fertilization through the third trimester of development. The chart shows and describes the fertilization and implantation process, including illustrations of the developing embryo and fetus for each period of time. It lists average length (in inches and centimeters) during those time periods, and notes some key milestones such as when the baby begins kicking and when women begin to in.show.in. Periods of sensitivity for major and minor birth defects for the central nervous sytem and key organs are presented.
In addition, the chart includes vital information for mothers regarding the importance of their health, counseling mothers to eat healthy foods, take folic acid, exercise wisely, and stay away from substances that could be harmful.
Measures 20x26in.. Printed in the USA by Anatomical Chart Company.