Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released from the ovary during ovulation. The fertilized egg then travels down into the uterus, where implantation occurs. A successful implantation results in Pregnancy. On average, a full-term Pregnancy lasts 40 weeks. Symptoms of Pregnancy vary from one woman to another and some of the common signs include morning sickness, swollen breasts, nausea, increased urination, and fatigue, among others.
HOW IS PREGNANCY DIAGNOSED?
A Gynecologist/General Physician diagnoses Pregnancy by performing a pregnancy test and physical examination. Often, Pregnancy is diagnosed by measuring human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels in the body.
HOW IS PREGNANCY TREATED?
A healthy Pregnancy lasts for 40 weeks and upon completing the three trimesters, the baby is delivered.
DID YOU KNOW?
Premature births can result in many health problems such as low birth weight and jaundice to a lack of development of the organs.