Slideshow Pictures: The Amazing Journey of Conception From Egg to Embryo

Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor on Sunday, July 07, 2013

A sperm cell penetrating and fertilizing an egg.

Ovum emerges surrounded by the corona radiate.

Photo of sperm cells surrounding the human egg in the fallopian tube.

Microscopic view of human sperm swimming.

Sperm fertilizing an egg.

An embryo undergoing cell division.

An egg implanting into the endometrium.

A woman’s hand holding a positive pregnancy test.

Human fetus in utero at eight weeks.

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