Fetal development week by week accessed 9 11 2014 womenshealthgov stages of pregnancy accessed 9 11 2014 this information is provided by the cleveland clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition. At the start of this week you ovulate your egg is fertilized 12 to 24 hours later if a sperm penetrates it and this simple biological occurrence begins a series of increasingly complicated processes that leads to a new human life if all goes well. From a tiny cluster of cells to a bouncing baby fetal development is an amazing process here youll see pictures of how a fetus develops each week and each trimester. Fetal development begins before you even know youre pregnant heres what happens early on often the first sign of pregnancy and fuel the growth of the placenta the embryo is now made of three layers the top layer the ectoderm will give rise to your babys outermost layer of skin central and peripheral nervous systems eyes . Fetal growth and development the role of the umbilical cord the umbilical cord which connects your baby to the placenta contains three vessels two arteries which carry blood from the baby to the placenta and one vein which carries blood back to the baby
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