The Stages of Conception and Getting Pregnant
In three basic stages Conception takes place: ovulation, then fertilization, and the division of the fertilized egg, which
then implants in the uterus - which it isn't until then when pregnancy and the conception of baby is considered a success!
If you are trying to conceive, keep reading these conception tips and your chances of getting pregnant and having a baby
What is Ovulation and Conception
Ovulation usually occurs midway through a woman's menstrual cycle. At this point, the egg is released by rupturing the follicle which outgrows the others,
. The site of this release is called the stigma, and the corpus luteum is formed from this follicle.
. The corpus luteum produces progesterone which is a hormone responsible for nurturing the baby until the
placenta takes over. Barely visible to the naked eye, your baby at this point isn't bigger than a pencil dot. Keep
reading if achieving conception and getting pregnant is what you want!
the released egg is moved by tiny hairlike projections called cilia from the ovary along the fallopian tube to the uterus. If
conception is successful, chances are this will take place toward the outer end of the fallopian tube, near the ovary.
The egg usually has no more than 12 hours to be fertilized, otherwise it will die, the follicle will dry up and
the uterine lining will be shed. If this happens, the menstrual period will begin, and conception and getting pregnant
will be unlikely. However, The progesterone levels will increase if the egg becomes fertilized, then , the uterine lining
will thicken, and conception will be considered a success! To make things easier to understand, we will breakdown a
typical woman's menstrual cycle and help with these conception tips:
Days 1-5 of Your Pregnancy Cycle for Conception
when you first start to menstruate We start the menstrual period. So day one is the day you begin to have discharge. It is
very important to record this date, as we will need it to calculate your estimated ovulation date.
Days 6-11 of Your Pregnancy Cycle for Conception
you are neither menstruating nor fertile are called dry days . Your body at this stage is simply
preparing to release the egg. If you are having problems getting pregnant, read on. The next part of your menstrual
cycle will be the opportunities to conceive.
Days 12-18 of Your Pregnancy Cycle for Conception
These are the days when you will be at your most fertile. Your body will release the egg during the course of these 6 days,
so this is the best time to be having sex.
Days 19-32 of Your Pregnancy Cycle for Conception
If you are only having sex now during this period, then I am afraid to say you have missed your chance, and will have to
wait for the cycle to begin again. It is highly unlikely that you will have any success in falling pregnant during this