When Does Pregnancy Begin?

From the moment the sperm and egg unite, the genetic make-up of your tiny baby is complete. This is the beginning of pregnancy.

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Day 1:

Conception occurs as early as 15 minutes after having sex.

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Month 1:

The heart is beating. Brain waves can be detected.

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Month 2:

Baby has fingerprints and taste buds. Every organ is present: the heart, the stomach, the liver, the kidneys, etc.

Common symptoms of early pregnancy include:

  • Missed period
  • Nausea
  • Breast tenderness
  • Frequent urination
  • Fatigue
  • Food cravings or aversions
  • Dizziness
  • Mood swings

Pregnancy Test

If you are thinking about taking a home pregnancy test or you have already had a positive home test, it is important to have a medically verified test. New Path will provide you with a free lab-certified pregnancy test. You will have the results during your appointment. How accurate is the test? New Path tests are laboratory rated. They can detect the hCG pregnancy hormone as early as 7 days after conception. The test is over 99% accurate.

Contact us for more information or to make an appointment for a lab certified pregnancy test.

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