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blastocyst

cells have divided 32+ cells Day 5 - embryo development stage and is the stage that follows morula. An embryonic cell - implantation in the endometrium lining of the uterus

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Quickening

a woman's awareness of the movement of the fetus within her uterus reported between 18 & 20 weeks gestation

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Naegele's Rule

a formula for estimating the date labor will begin EDD

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HGC Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

hormone that is present in the urine confirming pregnancy

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Conception

the onset of pregnancy marked by implantation of fertilized ovum in the urine

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Prolactin

a hormone associated with estrogen and progesterone stimulates breast development and forms milk during pregnancy

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Extroli

a hormone considered to be the metabolic product of estrone and estradiol. It is found in the urine of women

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Chorionic Villi

the vascular projections from the chorion, which form the fetal portion of the placenta

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Decidua

the endometrium or lining of the during pregnancy

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Progesterone

steroid hormone from the corpus luteum and placenta. Responsible for changes in endometrium preparing the implantation of the blastocyte

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Trophoblast

cells that form the outer layer of blastocyst and present 4 days after fertilization and provide nutrients to the embryo and develop into a large part of the placenta