Day 9 of your Menstrual Cycle

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Day 9 of your Menstrual Cycle

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Sperm on Day 9 of Menstrual Cycle

What's happening inside

In your partner's body, sperm is constantly being produced. Here the sperm cells can be seen: they consist of a head, which contains the genetic material, and fertilizes the egg, and a tail, which propels the sperm along.

While you wait to ovulate, fascinating changes are occurring in your ovaries as your follicles mature to release an egg.
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Pregnancy Day by Day

By Consultant Editor, Paula Amato, MD

Original source: Pregnancy Day by Day.

Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.

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