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Day 3 of embryo culture
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Day 3 of embryo culture

Embryo development on day 3.

This is how an embryo looks like three days after egg fertilisation by sperm.

Its cleavage pattern is in the 6-cell stage, which means it is developing well. Ideally, it would be in the 8-cell stage, but being at the 6-cell stage is, in principle, not a problem at all.

The development of this embryo should be followed closely in order to decide whether it will be loaded into the maternal uterus by means of embryo transfer. If the transfer is performed three days after ovarian drilling, the decision will depend on the quality of the remaining embryos.

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By MSc, PhD (senior clinical embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 10/29/2018
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