When does a fetus become a human?

Answer There are many different opinions, religious and personal, about the exact point when a fetus becomes a human. This issue is quite controversial for many. Some say that a fetus is a person when it ... Read More »

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When does a baby become a fetus?

The third week after conception is the beginning of the embryonic period, when the baby is a fetus. Prior to that, when the sperm and egg fertilize, there is a zygote. When the zygote travels down ... Read More »

When does a fetus become male or female?

While a fetus's sex is chromosomally set at conception, the external sex organs may not be distinguishable until the end of the first trimester. Discovery of the gender may occur via ultrasound as ... Read More »

When did California consider a fetus to be a human being?

California's law does not explicitly recognize a fetus as a human being. However, in 1970, California Penal Code § 187(a) was revised to include the unlawful killing of a fetus under the definitio... Read More »