I can go on and on talking about how a baby starts with a fertilized egg and how it turns into a zygote and it divides many times to be a blastocyst that becomes attached to your uterus lining and how that grows into your child. But maybe all that I just said made no... Continue Reading →
Before giving birth-Natalia V.
In between conception and birth the mother goes through changes and challenges as well for the baby, that is not talked about too much. The fetal developments are the trimesters and how the baby changes throughout the nine months. The first trimester starting from day one the baby is not yet identify but as the... Continue Reading →
Pregnancy 101! – Elie T.
A women is pregnant for 9 months, about 38 weeks. It all begins on day 1, with a zygote- a combined egg and sperm cell. By the first week the cell goes through the Fallopian tube then attaches to the uterine lining and is then called an embryo. The baby (s) begin to from and... Continue Reading →
What to Expect? -Melanie A.
In the book of "Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank", author Randi Hutter Espstein did not discuss the process of pregnancy. So, what is the process of pregnancy (meaning towards the fetal development)? The women ( birth-giver) carries her baby around 40 weeks (there can... Continue Reading →
From Conception and Beyond -Sophie Ward
The time a women spends being pregnant is often overlooked, especially when compared to the 18 years spend raising a child into adulthood. What people do not recognize is that the moment of conception all the way to labor is an incredibly short and crucial time in the development of a child that sets the... Continue Reading →
Let Me In- Bella Thomas
In the book "Get me out" by Randi Epstein, the author describes the development of obstetrics throughout the years. She also talks about certain medical techniques for obstetrics such as the forceps. However I'm not writing to reiterate what she said but instead to elaborate on some things she didn't and reflect on those facts. There... Continue Reading →