On week 3 future pregnancy during sexual intercourse, the vagina of a woman erupts about 400 million sperm, from this moment between them begins a fierce competition for the right to fertilize the egg. Sperm cells actively move through the birth canal of the woman to the fallopian tubes, where and merger of sperm and egg.
We are accustomed to think that an egg fertilized by the fastest sperm. However, this is not the case. Oocyte surrounded by a lot of sperm, and they are trying to break through the capsule, they are on the head end of a special bottle of liquid, which should break down the egg capsule. So will fertilize the egg, not the sperm, which is the first access, and the one who will be the first to penetrate the egg – so you will conceive.
After the sperm gets into the egg he will pass on either the X-women, or the Y male chromosome. From this moment the egg is called a zygote, and it moves along the fallopian tube further into the uterine cavity, along the way, the zygote develops and you receive the morula.
3 weeks pregnant – further development
The morula is only 32 cells for your unborn child, but they are actively developing, and by the end of 3 weeks of pregnancy your baby will look like a ball with a diameter of only 0.2 mm, with a number of cells equal to 250 (doctors call your child – blastocyst). At this time, the endometrium of the uterus is already prepared to accept your child (blastocyst) and then begins to experience a physical merger of the mother and the unborn child – is implantation. After implantation, the power of the unborn baby begins to run your body.
On the third week of pregnancy is formed as the placenta, which will nourish your baby throughout pregnancy, to filter the blood, excrete waste products your child, as well as to synthesize the necessary hormones.
Tips for moms on the 3rd week of pregnancy
On the third week of pregnancy you may have nagging pains in a bottom of a stomach, don’t be afraid this is the process of implantation. However, if the pain has subsided, it is necessary to consult at the doctor.
Some women can be micro-bleeding is also a result of implantation. But remember they must be really “micro”.
Continue to eat right, take vitamins (especially needed folic acid and vitamin E).
Throw a smoke and to drink alcohol even in small quantities.
Continue to implement the recommendations for the first week of pregnancy.
Avoid colds and strengthen immunity.
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