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Doctor insights on: Implantation Of The Egg

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Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


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Can pcos affect the stage of implantation of the fertilized ovum,after the fertilization of ovum implantation can not occur because of pcos factors?

Can pcos affect the stage of implantation of the fertilized ovum,after the fertilization of ovum implantation can not occur because of pcos factors?

Clarify ?: Polycystic ovary syndrome has certain effects on the ability to conceive, but I don't believe that extends to altering the stage of implantation of the fertilized ovum. You really should discuss questions like this to a reproductive endocrinologist, I think that would help in your understanding of the physiology and effects of PCOS ...Read more

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Will orgasm at the time of possible implantation of a fertilized egg affect the process?

Will orgasm at the time of possible implantation of a fertilized egg affect the process?

Nope: Some people think that an orgasm of the female can cause the cervix to "dip" into a puddle of semen which could enhance delivery of the sperm to the fallopian tubes. But in your scenario, sperm have already been delivered and one of them has penetrated the egg. Orgasm is unlikely to make any difference. On the the other hand, i don't think it will hurt! ...Read more

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Where is the maximum implantation potential of the uterus when transferring an embryo?

Where is the maximum implantation potential of the uterus when transferring an embryo?

About a third: About 1/3 of embryos will be genetically normal and will implant. When the embryos are tested for chromosome abnormalities that goes up to about 70%. ...Read more

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What happens to the nuclei of the egg and the sperm during fertilizaion?

What happens to the nuclei of the egg and the sperm during fertilizaion?

Here are some...: The answer cannot be described in a 400-letter space. For your search, you may use keywords such "process of fertilization"; here is an example in http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-fertilization-process.htm. ...Read more

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What is the process of fertilization of the egg by the sperm?

What is the process of fertilization of the egg by the sperm?

Here are some...: Fertilization takes place only the egg & one lucky sperm meet at right time & place, and under right environment; specifically speaking, ovulated egg sucks into Fallopian tube in waiting mode, and sperms-rich semen ejaculate in the depth of vagina, from where the sperms released from liquefied semen start to move and swim "upstream" into cervix, through uterine cavity, and into F-tube to fertilize ...Read more

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Does the measurement counting from sonogram begin once the sperm fertilizes the egg or once the egg implants itself into the wall of the uterus?

Does the measurement counting from sonogram begin once the sperm fertilizes the egg or once the egg implants itself into the wall of the uterus?

When embryo implants: Dates reported on the sonogram (or ultrasound) report are referenced from the first day of bleeding of the last menstrual period. The earliest exams are the most accurate for predicting delivery, since the fetus develops its individual characteristics as it matures. ...Read more

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What is the embryo doing from time of fertilization to implantation?

What is the embryo doing from time of fertilization to implantation?

Floating & growing.: The embryo floats down the fallopian tube and enters the uterus where it will implant itself in the uterine wall and establish a blood supply to the mother for further nourisment to continue its development. While floating through the fallopian tube, it has enough nourishment inherent in the egg to divide and grow. ...Read more

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Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?

Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?

No: Endometriosis is a complex affliction. It can cause infertility by causing mechanical problelms with the fallopian tubes...Ascites will have no direct effect on the process of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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9 days of IVF transfer what are the signs that the embryo still in the uterus?

9 days of IVF transfer what are the signs that the embryo still in the uterus?

Pregnancy tests: By that time unless you had a day 2-3 embryo transfer your pregnancy test should be positive in the blood. That would tell you whether implantation occurred. ...Read more

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Is hCG produced at time of fertilization (when sperm meets egg) or only when implantation occurs?

Is hCG produced at time of fertilization (when sperm meets egg) or only when implantation occurs?

Before implantation: Hcg is secreted by the embryo after fertilization but before implantation. The embryo reaches the blastocyst stage before it implants, with an inner cells that becomes the fetus, and trophoblast cells that make HCG and become part of the placenta. A little HCG is produced before implantation, but by the time we can *detect* HCG with a blood or urine pregnancy test implantation has already occurred. ...Read more

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What determines the sex of the baby, the man's sperm or the woman's egg?

What determines the sex of the baby, the man's sperm or the woman's egg?

Man's sperm: Woman's ova or eggs only carry the x sex determining chromosome amongst the 23 chromosomes. Whereas sperm carry either an x or a y chromosome amongst their 23 chromosomes. When joined an embryo's cells contain 46 chromosomes. Xx = female, & xy = male. A sperm containing an x chromosome after impregnation results in a baby girl and a y chromosome containing sperm will produce a boy. ...Read more

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In what part of the reproductive tract that implantation take place?

In what part of the reproductive tract that implantation take place?

Th uterus: Normal implantation first takes place in the uterine lining, which is called endometrium. When implantation occurs anywhere else its called an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is conception considered when the embryo implants in the uterus?

Is conception considered when the embryo implants in the uterus?

Conception: No. Conception is when a baby is conceived. When the sperm meets the egg. ...Read more

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Does the egg usually implant on the same side of the uterus as the side you ovulated from?

Does the egg usually implant on the same side of the uterus as the side you ovulated from?

Not necessarily: Most embryos implanted towards the middle back of the uterus in general. At times it's hard to predict exactly where implantation will occur though. ...Read more

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What are the syptoms when the sperm is fertilizing the egg?

What are the syptoms when the sperm is fertilizing  the egg?

None: There are no symptoms. Once fertilization occurs and the egg implants inn the uterus hormonal changes occur to support the pregnancy but these take weeks. The actual fertilization is not symptomatic at all. ...Read more