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Infographic on the reasons for infertility and the treatments available.

Trying to Conceive? Here are the common reasons for infertility and the many medical treatments available for your family.

Science teaches that life begins at conception. It is a scientific fact that an organism exists after conception that did not exist before conception.

Many pro-life groups claim humanity at the moment of conception. Thus, by definition, a zygote (pictured above) has a right to life. Like moral personhood and the definition of "right to life,".

SEM of sperm on egg during fertilization

In case you ever wondered what fertilization looks like up close: Colored Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of sperm clustered on the surface of a human egg during fertilization

A blastocyst stage embryo. The stage of embryo development before implantation.

The Reproductive Health Specialists embryology staff created this helpful guide to embryo development from Retrieval Day to Day - After IVF Embryo Transfer: What You Need to Know

Normally, an egg and sperm are fertilized inside a woman’s body. If the fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the womb and continues to grow, a baby is born about 9 months later. This process is called natural or unassisted conception.

The IVF process starts with stimulation. Next comes egg retrieval followed by fertilization and embryo culture. You can get more facts about the IVF process by clicking over to this infographic about...

Do you want to know if the IVF process can help you start a family? Meet with a fertility specialist to talk about the process and get answers to your questions! View this Toronto egg freezing infographic for more tips.

Illustration of egg retrieval

Retrieval by WhileEveryoneElseIsSleeping The alternate title of this post should be: Grow Embies Grow! After my somewhat traumatic trigger, I had exactly 48 hrs to embrace the positives of this new plan: Extra recovery time: I was feeling.

An 8-cell human embryo.  This is an embryo about 3 days after ovulation or egg retrieval.  This embryo would be in the lower half of the fallopian tube, if conceived naturally.  Can you see all 8 cells?  Notice the shell is still intact.  The embryo at this point has not changed size - the cells just get smaller and smaller.

The Virtual Human Embryo