Atheist Dad: First Trimester
ovulation. corpus luteal. fallopian tube. 2 weeks. intercourse. cilia have moved my egg to your sperm.
after intercourse between our animate beings my ovum is met. zona pellucida penetrated. cortical reaction verifies your paternity.
it was electric. one last divide and the pronucleus ensures maternal genetics is unquestionable. our DNA combine. 3 weeks. we multiply. oocyte to zygote.
4 days of movement and the blastocyte is now in my uterus. my body spikes in temperature. progesterone pumps up the vascular lining. a week has gone by, endometrium implantation. 4 weeks. i am pregnant. blastocyst to embryo.
casting of a membrane. chorion. placenta tissue. hCG. missed period.
a band of cells hold autoelic coding. exponential growth in three layers. 5 weeks. fatigue. embryonic period.
twisted hearts move to a curved c. neural tube closing. 6 weeks.
head. eyes. 8 weeks. 13mm.
basic structure resembles our animal selves. 10 weeks. fetus.
clitoris and labia majora. third of an ounce. two inches. 11 weeks. daughter.
facial profile of a human. 14 grams. 60mm. 12 weeks. first trimester.