• human embryo at 6 weeks exactly
    Week 6 of Pregnancy
    You are 6 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayHere the back of the embryo can be seen lying over the yolk sac. The opening overlying the developing brain has now closed (left side of image) and this will be followed two days later by closure of the opening at the base of the s...
  • mature ovarian follicle on day 12 of menstrual cycle
    Week 2 of Pregnancy
    Day 12 of your Menstrual Cycle
    What's happening insideThis mature ovarian follicle contains a fluid-filled cavity (pale pink) known as the follicular antrum. At this stage, just prior to ovulation, one follicle has become much larger than the others, and it is this follicle th...
  • human embryo at 6 weeks exactly
    Week 6 of Pregnancy
    You are 6 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayHere the back of the embryo can be seen lying over the yolk sac. The opening overlying the developing brain has now closed (left side of image) and this will be followed two days later by closure of the opening at the base of the s...
  • Coping with the Loss of Your Unborn Child
    Miscarriage
    Coping with Miscarriage
    Women who experience a pregnancy loss quickly learn that our society doesn't understand the pain of this loss. Well-meaning friends might say, "It was probably defective in some way so this is actually a blessing." Or, "You'll get pregnant again....