This article discusses how a human baby is conceived and how the baby develops inside the mother's womb.
Zygote; Blastocyst; Embryo; Fetus
When sperm is deposited in the vagina, it travels through the cervix and into the Fallopian tubes.
A single sperm penetrates the mother's egg cell, and the resulting cell is called a zygote. The zygote contains all of the genetic information (DNA) necessary to become a child. Half of the...Read more
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