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How long to wait between pregnancies

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
About 2 years: About 2 years seems to be a good time span in between pregnancies. This gives a woman's body enough time to recover from the drain of a pregnancy. If ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Smokes tobacco?: If by smoking you mean tobacco, you do not need to wait. You may try at your convenience, choice or wish. Please consult your doctor and start taking ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The pregnancy test it s very sensitive, sometimes certain batches are defective so if you repeat the test after you bought it from a different pharmac ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. Talk with your doctor about when it is ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most say 3 months: There is not a definitive answer to how long to be off Methotrexate before getting pregnant. Some studies show a higher rate of problems when people p ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: If your period is late (especially if 7 or more days late). Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: You would take a pregnancy test around 28 days after the first day of your last period (assuming you typically have 28 day cycles).
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
3 weeks after sex: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
When to test preg: Usually test starting the week after missing a menstrual period.

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