From conception to birth, a rabbit's gestation period ranges from 30 to 40 days. At its conclusion, a female rabbit, or doe, gives birth to between one and nine kits, or baby rabbits.
After nursing her young for one to two months, a doe's body is prepared to become pregnant again. So, with two to three months between conceptions, a doe can have as few as four litters in a year or as many as six. With the potential to give birth to over 50 kits annually, it is important that rabbits raised in captivity be maintained in gender-segregated quarters to keep their numbers in check.Learn More
Fetal development begins at conception and ends 37 to 41 weeks later with the birth of a full-term baby, according to MedlinePlus. This time period, called gestation, is measured in weeks. Gestational age is measured from the first day of the mother's last menstrual cycle.Full Answer >
After IUI, or intrauterine insemination, a woman cannot tell if the signs she experiences are due to conception, according to Resolve. After IUI, women often take drugs such as progesterone, which sometimes cause typical early-pregnancy symptoms, including breast tenderness, bloating, tiredness and stomach upset.Full Answer >
According to New Health Guide, morning sickness starts after conception in the first trimester of pregnancy as early as the second week of a woman's pregnancy. Approximately 50 percent of pregnant women experience some symptoms of morning sickness.Full Answer >
The mucus plug begins to form almost immediately after conception, notes BabyMed.com. The cervix produces mucus throughout a woman's entire cycle and when she becomes pregnant, the mucus forms a plug.Full Answer >