Is early ovulation a problem?
How does the sperm meet the egg?
After ovulation, the egg is picked up by the fallopian tube and moves towards the uterus. Fertilization takes place inside the fallopian tube, in the distal part of it closer to the ovary.
Are short menstrual cycles a problem?
Each month there is a 20-25% chance of getting pregnant, 50% of couples take 5-6 months, and 85% get pregnant after 1 year.
The sperm fertilizes the egg which then moves down the fallopian tube into the uterus.
Can we still get pregnant while I am breastfeeding?
What is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)?
Capacitation is an important part of fertility, and is partially responsible for the sperm entering the egg.
How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg?
A blighted ovum is another word for a miscarriage or a missed abortion.
It is a pregnancy where the egg is fertilized and implants and attaches
itself to the uterine wall, but the embryo doesn't develop.
Based on a study published in 1999 implantation happens on average
9.1 days after ovulation with a range of 6-12 days.
When can the fetal heart beat be seen first on ultrasound?
Implantation happens on average nine days (6-12 days) after ovulation and fertilization. Some women report having implantation symptoms like implantation bleeding or implantation cramping.
Implantation bleeding and spotting happen about a week after ovulation and fertilization. Implantation is the attachement of the fertilzed egg, the blastocyst into the lining of the uterus.