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19 Apr 2006

I NEED TO KNOW THE TRUTH PLEASE!
LETS SAY YOU HAVE UNPROTECTED INTERCOURSE TONIGHT, HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR THE EGG TO DEVELOP INTO A EMBRIO? AND LETS SAY YOUR PERIOD WAS DUE 2 WEEKS AFTER TONIGHT, AND YOU DONT GET IT, WOULDNT IT MEAN THAT U ARE +- 2WEEKS PREGNANT, WHY DOES EVERYONE ONLY FIND OUT THEIR PREGNANT AFTER 4 WEEKS.

THANX ALL!
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

If the egg is fertilised, it becomes an embryo at that point. It takes about 10 days for it to implant in the uterus.
Duration of pregnancy is calculated from the last period not the time of ovulation, hence the 4 weeks.

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