First & Second Week – the Time of Conception

Are you thinking that whether you are pregnant? Don’t worry here we will make you aware about fertilisation of zygote.

This is the initial stage of pregnancy when there is no babies not even embryo. This is the time after the last menstrual period when your ovary is preparing for the next ovulation. During this time hypothalamus controls the brain for releasing hormones. These hormones are follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinising hormone (LH). These hormones lead to the maturing of eggs and thickening of the uterus lining for anticipation of fertilized egg.

On the 14th day ovary releases from matured of that month. This ovum then passes to the fallopian tube and remains there for 4 to 6 days. On the other hand millions of sperm swim towards the fallopian tube for fertilization.

You’re likely to conceive around the start of your pregnancy’s second week. Immediately after a sperm fertilizes the egg, the chromosomes in each cell merge, leading in the formation of genes of your baby. The gender and genetic characteristics of your baby will already be determined even during the first days of pregnancy.

After fertilization the zygote remains into the tube for 72 hours. Among all of the sperms one which is the strongest ruptures the outer membrane of ovum and gets fused with the ovum.  This is the procedure of fertilization. Now you must be thinking about the changes occurring in your body. This is the time when your uterus is preparing itself for or nourishing the little one.

So even if you are not sure about your mum to be then also you must quit smoking and drinking alcohol. Also try to eat some healthy foods which will be good for your body and your little one. Additionally you must start intake the vitamins that will be healthy for you and your baby. Also, follow a routine diet and do regular exercises.

Finally on a concluding note, it can be said that here you had acquired the basic knowledge about week 1. You just keep an eye on our website and you will be provided with the facts about pregnancy.

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