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does your period stop right after conception ?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
yes: Conception happens roughly 2 weeks before the expected period, so if you are solidly pregnant you won't start the next period.

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Aurora, CO
A 24-year-old female asked:

Is it better to try to conceive a week or two after your period ends?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
14 days before: Ovulation occurs 14 days before the next menstrual cycle. This is the best time to have intercourse.
A 20-year-old female asked:

Could i still have a period if i conceived just a week before i'm about to start?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No : If you are pregnant then you do not have a period. If you think you might be pregnant then take a home pregnancy test.
A 29-year-old male asked about a 25-year-old female:

My wife is not getting her mensus regular? Will this affect her in order to conceive? If so than what can be done?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Yes: When she's ready to get pregnant, if still irregular, see your doctor to see if there is a reason and how to correct it. Not ovulating, etc?
Pittsburgh, PA
A 31-year-old female asked:

How long after conception would your period skip?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
Gynecology 22 years experience
See below: Typically you would miss the next period - about 2 weeks after ovulation.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Would i be able to have your period directly after conception?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: You cannot have any menstrual periods when you are pregnant. You can't. You can have vaginal bleeding when pregnant for many other reasons, but not a menstrual period.

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