Cervix: The bottom opening to the uterus which stretches during labor or abortion.
known as fertilization): Joining of a male sperm and the female egg to form a human being at its earliest stage.
Embryo: Human life
in the earliest weeks of development when all the organs are formed.
Fetus: A developing
unborn baby with an observable human structure.
Full Term Pregnancy: The stage at about 40
weeks when the unborn baby is ready for birth.
Last Menstrual Period (LMP): The date when a
woman started her last menstrual period before conception. This is the point in time from which the pregnancy and the age
of the unborn baby are measured.
Trimester: An interval of three months used to measure three
successive stages of pregnancy; first trimester, second trimester, and third trimester.
Female organ where the unborn baby develops during pregnancy.