Embryo implantation is the process by which the embryo joins the internal uterine wall known as the endometrium. The embryo is able to penetrate the uterus. From this moment on, the formation of the future placenta will begin, which will provide nutrition, sustenance and protection for the pregnancy.
What is embryo implantation?
By Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist).
Last Update: 01/23/2019
Paloma de la Fuente Vaquero
M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine from the Complutense University of Madrid, with a Master's Degree in Human Reproduction and a Doctorate in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Seville. Member of the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF) and the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SEGO), she performs as a gynecologist specializing in assisted reproduction in the clinic IVI Sevilla.