Facts About Pregnancy

ultrasound.jpgAbout Pregnancy

There are 6.3 million pregnancies a year in the U.S.

49% of pregnancies among American women are unintended.


Fetal Development

At 18 days after conception, the (baby’s) heart is forming, and the eyes start to develop.  By 21 days, the heart is pumping blood throughout the body.

At 42 days after conception (6 weeks), a baby’s brain waves can be recorded, and the baby’s skeleton is complete.

79% babies born at 25 weeks’ gestation in the U.S. survive.

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