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Noblesville, IN
A 27-year-old female asked:

my period lasted only 4 days what does that mean? my husband and i are trying to have a baby also

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Dr. Joseph Sentef
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Normal: It depends on your average periods. 4 days in not unusual. It is often dependent on the fluctuating amount of Progesterone in your body. Continue to log the length of your periods. It should not prevent you from becoming pregnant. The anxiety of wanting to become pregnant can also decrease period days.

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A female asked:

I have a question & im looking for a 2 part answer , me & my boyfriend are trying to make a baby when should we try ? Hello well me & my boyfriend are trying to have a baby , my period was last here on march 13 , and left on the 18 my cycle is 21-28 days

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Dr. Lora Shahine
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
When : When counts days in a menstrual cycle - the first day of full flow bleeding is usually considering cycle day 1. In a typical 28 day cycle - ovulation occurs on cycle day 14 but may vary +/- days. In general, i recommend starting to have intercourse around cycle day 9-10 and having intercourse every other day for a week. If you have a 21 day cycle - ovulation can be occuring earlier than cd14, so you may consider starting to have intercourse as soon as your menses stops and every other day for about 7-10 days. I hope this helps!
Manton, MI
A 20-year-old female asked:

Ever since my husband and I have been trying to have a baby my period each month has been late 5 days. Why could this be?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Could be stress: And you need to make sure you are ovulating, please see your gyn for an evaluation.
Canada
A 19-year-old female asked:

Got really bad cramps the day of my period but never got it i'm 4 days late now im always on time been trying to have a baby but is it too soon to no?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No: A home pregnancy test should be positive by now. If there is any doubt then a blood test is the most sensitive and will be positive even a few days before you miss your period.
Birmingham, AL
A 20-year-old female asked:

Why do my period last for 9 or 5 days. Mostly 9 is something wrong it's been this way for a year now i'm 20 years old and trying to have a baby?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Cycle control : Any obgyn can give you treatments to shorten or lighten your periods. Most treatments will also prevent pregnancy. You will have to decide which is more important at the young age of 20--- getting pregnant now or controlling long cycles.
Fort Pierce, FL
A 31-year-old female asked:

My period came on 10/25/14 and we are trying to have a baby what day or days should we try?

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Cycle day 12-14: If you have a regular 28 day cycle, your most fertile time is from cycle day 12 to 14, with cycle day 1 being the first day of your period. You should notice a clear, egg white like mucus during that time.

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