Pregnancy Week 3 / First Trimester

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Week 3


What happens to you?

It is during this week that you actually became pregnant.  The egg has been fertilized by your partners sperm and has implanted itself in your uterus. Sometimes there is a slight amount of bleeding when the egg is becoming implanted.  This is perfectly normal.

What happens to the baby?

Implantation will occur this week!  The egg and the sperm have met in your fallopian tube and will begin the 7 to 10 day journey to the uterus.  Cell division begins immediately and continues throughout this journey.  Once it has implanted, the fertilized egg is called a blastocyst and is about 0.1-0.2 mm in diameter.



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