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First Trimester Quiz
by Staff
The first three months of pregnancy are filled with lots of firsts -- some not as great as others. Take a pregnant pause and see how you score on your first trimester knowledge.

How long is a trimester?

  • Six weeks
  • Two months
  • Three months

What is the one-celled organism formed when sperm and egg unite?

  • embryo
  • zygote
  • chupacabra

Babies aren't just cute; they're smart. During which week of pregnancy does the brain begin to develop?

  • Week 10
  • Week 5
  • Week 2

Morning sickness, a common term for the nausea that plagues pregnant women, subsides by what time of day?

  • Noon
  • Mid-morning
  • Hopefully by midnight

Are heartburn and pregnancy related?

  • False
  • True

You may be looking forward to tickling your newborn's toes in a few short months, but do you know when those toes start to grow?

  • Week 3
  • Week 11
  • Week 9

Water's good for the body -- and your developing baby -- but how often should you urinate?

  • 10 times a day
  • As often as you need to
  • 4 times a day

How early in the development process is your baby's gender determined?

  • Immediately
  • 10 Weeks
  • 2 Weeks

Your newborn will soon have you wrapped around her little finger, but when do her fingernails start to form?

  • 20 Weeks
  • 10 Weeks
  • 12 Weeks

At what age can a developing infant suck his or her thumb while still in the womb?

  • 40 Weeks
  • 10 Weeks
  • 14 Weeks