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Early pregnancy

Early pregnancy

Overview

This image shows a human embryo implanted in the uterine wall in the early stages of pregnancy.

Update Date 11/14/2014

Updated by: Cynthia D. White, MD, Fellow American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Group Health Cooperative, Bellevue, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.