So the first "magic" number of a pregnancy is 12 weeks, right? This is where the chance of sustaining a pregnancy goes up.. is that correct? I've always heard 12 weeks but not sure exactly why..
The second I believe is 24 - at which point a fetus has a higher chance of survival is born prematurely..
Do I understand this all right?
Just asking because I hit 12 weeks on Friday!
Sean Thomas - 6/30/09 @ 7:17pm 8lb 8oz, 19", 40w5d
Calvin Michael - 2/28/11 @ 7:39pm 6lb 8oz, 18", 37w5d
Nolan Matthew - 5/1/13 @ 11:54pm 6lb 4oz, 19", 38w4d
May 26, 2010 - 7w1d
My OB said that the first tri mester ends around 13 1/2 weeks, which they push to 14 to be an even week. BUT, that the chances of m/c go down drastically between 12 and 13 weeks.
I wonder why they picked those weeks, I don't think anything "special" happens then... I mean, obviously the whole baby thing is special but..okay, I'm rambling.
And yes, once you hit 24 weeks the babys chances are much greater for surviving if born early.
I can't believe you're almost 12 weeks already!!!