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Your Pregnancy: Week 3

Sperm met egg, and voila — you've made a baby! Conception just happened a few days ago, so there probably hasn't been time for you to miss a period yet. If your little embryo has already made it to his new home, you may see a bit of spotting as the fertilized egg burrows into the wall of your uterus.

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| Baby's now the size of a poppyseed!

Your now-fertilized (yay!) egg is on a journey through a fallopian tube, dividing and re-dividing into identical cells on its way to your uterus.


Take a pregnancy test
Schedule first prenatal checkup
Tell your partner
Go to your checklist

[tip] Ask for a free sample of whatever prenatal vitamin your doctor recommends. Better figure out if you're able to keep one down before buying an enormous bottle.

Chat with other moms-to-be who share your due date

All medical information reviewed by Dr. Geeta K. Swamy, Duke University Medical Center OB/GYN Department