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1

What is the gestation period?

The length of time that a pregnancy lasts

2

When is the beginning of gestation?

Previous menstruated cycle.

3

What is early development?

Lasts from fertilisation until the end of the eight week (2nd month) of pregnancy.

4

What do gestation include?

Fertilisation
Blastocyst formation and implantation
Embryo formation

5

What is late development?

Lasts from ninth week of pregnancy until birth.
Known as foetal development stage

6

What is gestation?

Period of development of an embryo/foetus inside the uterus of a female.

Known as prenatal development