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When is the best time to get pregnant without having a miscarriage?

When is the best time to get pregnant without having a miscarriage?

Ovulation: The only time you can get pregnant is in the few days leading up to ovulation; there is no other time. Maybe you mean "what is the best age?" can you clarify what you wish to know? ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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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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How likely are you to get pregnant immediately after having a baby?

How likely are you to get pregnant immediately after having a baby?

Almost immediately: This has been commonly referred to as "_ _ _ _ _ _ (insert ethnic term here ) twins" it is possible to become pregnant almost immmediately after pregnancy and children have been born inthe same calendar year. Some say nursing may diminish this tendency but I am aware of many exceptions to this. ...Read more

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When is the best time for a woman to get pregnant? Before or after her period

When is the best time for a woman to get pregnant? Before or after her period

Midcycle: The most fertile time for most women is between cycle day 16-18 if you count from the first day of your menstrual period as cycle day 1. ...Read more

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When is the safe and best time to get pregnant again after an abortion?

When is the safe and best time to get pregnant again after an abortion?

As soon as UR ready!: Older dictum was to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before resuming sexual activity. More recent studies show that women who wait have lower fertility rates than women who don't. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you can determine when you feel ready to resume sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent preterm birth, neural tube and cardiac anomalies in your offspring! ...Read more

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How easy is it to get pregnant right after having a baby?

How easy is it to get pregnant right after having a baby?

Breastfeeding: After delivering your baby, the hormones that lead to lactation prevent you from ovulating. If you are breastfeeding, these hormones will remain elevated and may prevent you from getting pregnant. However, if you discontinue breastfeeding and your cycle returns, you may conceive as you have started ovulating again. ...Read more

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How long after having a c-section should I wait to get pregnant again if I plan on having a vaginal delivery?

How long after having a c-section should I wait to get pregnant again if I plan on having a vaginal delivery?

Why rush?: At age 18 why the rush to get pregnant again? Enjoy this time with your baby. These are important years to maximize the time you spend together and help him or her develop and grow. Consider starting birth control and delaying a second child. Life goes by very fast. Focus on school, education and parenting your baby before making life harder ...Read more

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When is the best time to get pregnant if i'm trying to conceive? Before or after my period?

When is the best time to get pregnant if i'm trying to conceive? Before or after my period?

After by definition: You always ovulate 2 weeks before your period. If you are regular, you can estimate when you ovulate, which is usually mid-cycle or 2 weeks after your period. Have unprotected sex often around the day you would be ovulating, and this will give you the best chances of getting pregnant. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

At least 4-6 months: A good balanced diet with proper nutritional supplements with a course of exercise perhaps emphasizing core strengthening under the supervision of a personal trainer performed over a period of time to allow reasonable recuperation from the effects of pregnancy ( a minimum of 4-6 months) is a reasonable approacch. ...Read more

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How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

Depends: If you breastfeed exclusively it is impossible to know if/when your menses will resume. If not breastfeeding, then most women will conceive by 6-8 weeks after delivery. ...Read more

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Am i likely to get pregnant during my period and when is best time to check for pregnancy?

Am i likely to get pregnant during my period and when is best time to check for pregnancy?

Depends and any: You are unlikely to conceive by having sex more than 6 days before ovulation. The average cycle is 28 to 39 days and ovulation would happen on cycle day 14 to 16. However, if you have short cycles of 21 days, it is possible to have sex during your menses and still conceive. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to.Get pregnant 3 weeks after having a baby?

Is it possible for you to.Get pregnant 3 weeks after having a baby?

It's possible but : But less likely. It's recommended to not get pregnant at least 8 weeks after delivery to give the uterus a break and healing time before the next pregnancy. Take care! http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/get-pregnant-again.html. http://www.conceiveeasy.com/get-pregnant/getting-pregnant-after-birth/. ...Read more

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When is the best time to get pregnant after having a endometrium ablation?

When is the best time to get pregnant after having a endometrium ablation?

Never: By definition. Women should not undergo endometrial ablation if they want to have children again. It is not recommended. But some women try. It is very difficult. Usually the uterus is permanently damaged. There are some techniques to go back and surgically fix the uterus but most women are never able to carry a pregnancy successfully after an ablation. ...Read more

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When is the best time to have sex to conceive a child after your period?

When is the best time to have sex to conceive a child after your period?

Ovulation: The days leading up to ovulation and the day after ovulation are considered prime time. Some women ovulation 14 days after a period as many textbooks say. Many do not. Many doctors suggest having sex every other day to make sure to hit the ovulation window and have maximum sperm count. Sex every day starting day six won't hurt. ...Read more

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When is the best time to have sex to get pregnant on your period or just after. And how long after should I take a test to see if I'm pregnant?

When is the best time to have sex to get pregnant on your period or just after. And how long after should I take a test to see if I'm pregnant?

Varies: A woman will ovulate 14 days before her period. If the cycle length is 28 to 30 days, then she ovulates about 14 to 16 days after the first day of the period. Having sex at least every other day starting about cycle day 10 and continuing until cycle day 16 should maximize the chance of conceiving. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after having a baby should I get my first period ?

How long after having a baby should I get my first period ?

Depends: If you are breast feeding you may not start having regular periods back until you stop breast feeding. If you are not breast feeding then periods usually start back in 2-4 months. ...Read more

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How long after you have a baby should you get your first naturally occurring period?

How long after you have a baby should you get your first naturally occurring period?

Depends: Breast feeding can alter the regularity of cycles. I you are not breast feeding and have no other medical issues, you may resume periods 6-8 weeks after delivery. ...Read more

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For what length of time do I have to wait after having a baby to masterbate?

For what length of time do I have to wait after having a baby to masterbate?

Never: Masterbation is up to you. Since your age puts you in the high risk pregnancy stage, avoid infection and discuss this with your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to give birth to a healthy baby after conceiving 2 weeks after abortion?

Is it possible for you to give birth to a healthy baby after conceiving 2 weeks after abortion?

Yes: Having an uncomplicated does not increase your risk of poor outcomes in the next pregnancy, even if you get pregnant right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get pregnant after a molar pregnancy?

How to get pregnant after a molar pregnancy?

.... try, try again: If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again. Make sure the molar pregnancy is completely gone by your md, wait 3 months and go for it!. ...Read more