The First Trimester

Stage 1: Developmental Videos


View the videos about the development of the embryo during months 1-3.

Month One Development

Month Two Development

Month Three Development

Stage 2: Months 1,2 & 3 Pregnancy Journal Worksheets


Go to Google Classroom.  Complete the Pregnancy journals for the first trimester, months 1, 2 & 3.

First Trimester Pregnancy Journals

You will use the "What to Expect When You're Expecting " book to answer the questions.

Stage 3: Spinners


First Trimester Weight Gain

At the end of each month (1, 2 and 3), spin the  spinner to see how much weight you have gained. Write down the amount you have gained EACH MONTH on your worksheet.  Average weight gain for the first trimester  is 0-2 pounds per month for an overall total of 4-5 pounds. Some women actually lose weight in the first three months due to morning sickness.

At the end of month three, spin the spinner to see if you will have a single birth or twins.


Fraternal Twins or Single Birth:
Your chances of having fraternal twins is 1 in 90.

Identical Twins or Single Birth
Your chances of having identical twins is 1 in 250.  Chances of having multiple births is 1-750

Gamification of the Valhalla FCS Curriculum