Your dream child at 9th week

During the last 3 weeks, your baby has increased more than three times in size and now looks far more human. The ‘tail’ has disappeared and the growth of hands and feet are more in proportion to the body. As your child goes through this major growth phase, so the placenta is also busy enlarging and building for its important life supporting role.


He/she is starting to look more and more human. Her/his essential body parts are accounted for, though they'll go through plenty of fine-tuning in the coming months. Other changes abound:

  • Your baby's heart finishes dividing into four chambers, and the valves start to form.
  • Your baby's organs, muscles, and nerves are kicking into gear.
  • The external sex organs are there but won't be distinguishable as male or female for another few weeks. Her/his eyes are fully formed, but her eyelids are fused shut and won't open until 27 weeks.
  • Your baby’s tiny earlobes, and her mouth, nose, and nostrils are more distinct.
  • The placenta is developed enough now to take over most of the critical job of producing hormones.
  • An important band of muscle, which will become the diaphragm, now separates the cavity of the chest and the abdomen.


Your dream child’s development and appearance is becoming more ‘refined’. The arms develop bones, and the hands begin to touch the face. The legs start to move. At this week's end, your baby’s measures approximately 0.9 inches / 2.3 centimetres long. In both shape and size, it resembles a peapod and weighs less than a tenth of an ounce / 2 grams. The external sex organs are there but won't be distinguishable as male or female for another few weeks. Growth is fast and, during the next 3 weeks, his body will more than double in length.

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Verses and mantras from Garbha Sanskaar CD focus on the all round development of the foetus to lay the foundation for a successful and peaceful life. The album also includes Ramraksha Stotra which protects the foetus from the movement of conception until a safe birth. This special mantra also shields the mother-to-be from negative energies.

Since the music is familiar to child, he or she continues to enjoy it after birth. Many parents have reported that their crying child calms down immediately on listening to this music. It is very important that mantras be pronounced specifically and be sung in the correct raga etc. If we want to avail of their proper benefits. In this album, special attention has been paid to precise pronunciation, musical notation, pressure and accent and modulation to ensure maximum benefits to the mother – to – be and foetus.

It is the most important part of Garbha sanskaar. Sound was born with humans. A pleasant tune transfers good vibrations in the atmosphere. Good and correct music brings forth positive vibrations in the nerves of the listeners. Music is a direct experience before being transformed into thought and feeling. Indian Classical Music has much impact on individual moods and behavior. Certain Ragas with specific notes acts positive on individuals’ mindset. Our Upanishads speaks about the effects of Classical Music on individual life, behavior, environment and one who listens to it with rapt attention. During the early stages of pregnancy, music given to mothers to be does very good effect for the fetus like:

  • It is a scientific method for direct communication with the Baby.
  • Helps in establishing wavelength with the baby.
  • Improves mental and physical growth of the baby.
  • Helps to improve the Intelligence Quotient (IQ), Emotional Quotient (EQ) and child’s Personality.
  • Very important to develop harmony between mother & child.
  • Helps to reduce backache & helps to facilitate normal delivery.

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