Facts about Pregnancy
Pregnancy is the natural reproduction of life. Biology 101. To learn about pregnancy, understand the three definitions used when talking about the baby in a woman’s womb.
Ovulation occurs when a mature egg is released from the ovary, pushed down the fallopian tube, and is available to be fertilized. The lining of the uterus has thickened to prepare for a fertilized egg. If conception occurs, a new pregnancy is created. If no conception occurs, the uterine lining, as well as blood, will be shed. The shedding of an unfertilized egg and the uterine wall is the time of menstruation.
Conception occurs when the mature egg unites with a live sperm to form the new conceived human begin.
Most women will conceive during the 2nd week of their cycle and the baby’s gestational age is calculated based on the end of your last period.
Likewise, because of their natural fertility cycle, women who have unprotected sex during the second week after their menstrual cycle, this is when most women become “with child” or as the old English used to say, in the “family way.” http://weekbyweekforpregnancy.com
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