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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Nausea and cramping about four days after ovulation- boyfriend ejaculated in me during intercourse. Concerned about pregnancy, still a teenager.

Nausea and cramping about four days after ovulation- boyfriend ejaculated in me during intercourse. Concerned about pregnancy, still a teenager.

Nausea + ovulation: Nausea and cramping 4 days after ovulation suggest implantation. If you are late on the expected menses take a preg test. Early termination is a safe procedure if you are not ready to be a mom! ...Read more

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Any concern about spotting and discharge in early pregnancy?

Any concern about spotting and discharge in early pregnancy?

Minimal spotting : Is not a cause for concern as it is common in first trimester. If the spotting is more than minimal or persistent, please consult your doctor. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/bleeding-during-pregnancy. ...Read more

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10 days late with irregular period. How do you tell the difference of pregnancy and period and ovulation?

10 days late with irregular period. How do you tell the difference of pregnancy and period and ovulation?

Cycle questions: Basically you ovulate 14 days before the first day of your next period which is when the egg comes out of the ovary. If you do not get pregnant then the lining of the uterus sloughs and you get your period If you conceive your period does not come and you are pregnant. If your periods are irregular you ovulate at different intervals. I hope this helped ...Read more

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What to do about implantation bleeding and home pregnancy tests.?

What to do about implantation bleeding and home pregnancy tests.?

See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If the result is negative repeat the test in 3-4 days, if you do not get your period by then. Please seek care from a doctor to protect your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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Probability of getting pregnant when you miss the pill (early&during ovulation) and having unprotected sex during ovulation and ejaculating? Thanks.

Probability of getting pregnant when you miss the pill (early&during ovulation) and having unprotected sex during ovulation and ejaculating? Thanks.

Pretty good odds: If you do not use the pill correctly then you can not rely on it for birth control. If you have sex without condoms during the ovulation time then the odds of getting pregnant certainly go up. Consider switching to a nondaily method such as an IUD or Nexplanon. ...Read more

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What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

What are menstrual period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Different causes: Menses occurs when there is not a pregnancy, so that the body can start over to get pregnant. Early pregnancy bleeding occurs for mostly unknown reasons. About 1/3 of women have early pg bleeding, perhaps 50% miscarry (1 reason) and then it stops with a normal pregnancy to follow. An ultrasound can reassure you of normal development at about 6 wks. Fetal hr means loss only 3-5%. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How accurate are period and ovulation calenders?

How accurate are period and ovulation calenders?

Pretty good: These methods. Including basal body temperature, as well as the calendar/ rhythm method and cervical mucus checks, have been used successfully for number of years. Far earlier than the advent of over-the-counter devices. However, the urine pregnancy test is extremely sensitive and specific for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is there any pregnancy home test that can pick up the hCG about 3 weeks before missed period?

Is there any pregnancy home test that can pick up the  hCG about 3 weeks before missed period?

Pregnancy test: Ovulation typically occurs 2 weeks before a period. So, technically, you would not be pregnant 3 weeks before your period. Therefore, no test will be positive. ...Read more

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What is your concern about multiple pregnancy in pregnant women?

What is your concern about multiple pregnancy in pregnant women?

Many: Women with multiple pregnancies are at higher risk for preterm labor with subsequent preterm delivery. The more babies the earlier to patient usually delivers. They need more testing to assure adequate growth of the babies becaus the usually meadsurement of fundal heigh tis not accurate some people might have to be transferred from a small hospital to a larger on that can handle premature babi. ...Read more

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Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy? How about mid and late pregnancy?

Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy?  How about mid and late pregnancy?

Yes: There's no medical evidence to suggest that sex during pregnancy does any harm to the baby. Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond the neck of the womb (cervix). A loving physical relationship is important for your wellbeing, and your partner's as well, during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Guide me about the home pregnancy test and abortion pills?

Guide me about the home pregnancy test and abortion pills?

See agyn who does th: Teh ab pill, u can get a home pt at any store most will be + by the start of when your period should ahve been. ...Read more

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Is intercourse the day of ovulation spotting too late to conceive. Actively trying?

Is intercourse the day of ovulation spotting too late to conceive. Actively trying?

Trying to conceive: Hmmm . . . Not sure i understand your phrasing. Ovulation occurs 2wks prior to menses. So in actuality, you shouldn't "spot" when ovulating. Otoh you can "spot" when your egg implants. Sperm lasts a few days inside you. Egg obviously does, too. That's why there's a window of time from a few days before to a few days after ovulation for you to get pregnant from sex. Just try to have fun, not work. ...Read more

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My period is 3 days delayed should i take pregnancy test? And What are the signs of pregnancy?

My period is 3 days delayed should i take pregnancy test? And What are the signs of pregnancy?

3 days- protection?: Assuming you had unprotected sex- do a home pregnancy test this week and repeat next week. Pregnancy signs would be: missed cycles (s), breast fullness, possible early morning nausea/vomiting, wight pain and possible darkening of the nipples. 3 days is a bit early to tell; however, it is time to see a GYN for definitive BC pills and always use condoms! ...Read more

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In reality How likely is pregnancy without penetration? Especially if it was not during ovulation?

In reality How likely is pregnancy without penetration? Especially if it was not during ovulation?

Unlikely: it is very uncommon. It is possible. But ejaculation would need to occur very close to the vagina within being inside. Most sperm will not survive the environment so the chance of pregnancy is extremely low ...Read more

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So worried about spotting during first trimester of pregnancy?

So worried about spotting during first trimester of pregnancy?

CALL YOUR OB DOC: If u are worried that is your OB doc's job, he or she can examine you do blood work and an ultrasound to make sure everything is ok , u can often have spotting and everything turns out fine but your doc will need to detrmine that. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more