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Is ovulation ever late? I was supposed to ovulate last week but my cervix is soft now.

Is ovulation ever late? I was supposed to ovulate last week but my cervix is soft now.

Certainly!: Ovulation can and often is late; it can also be early. Examining your cervix does not reliably tell you anything about ovulation, that's just popular gossip. ...Read more

Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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I have been on the paragard for 7months..I just recently stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months.I had sex on my ovulation date I'm 5 days late?

I have been on the paragard for 7months..I just recently stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months.I had sex on my ovulation date I'm 5 days late?

Paragard: If I understand correctly you have Paragard now making pregnancy very unlikely. Also you just stooped breastfeeding so one would expect some menstrual cycle irregularity. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding. Positive ovulation tests for the last 9 days. I have overactive thyroid. Why are I still getting + ovulation tests. I'm not pregnant.

Breastfeeding. Positive ovulation tests for the last 9 days. I have overactive thyroid. Why are I still getting + ovulation tests. I'm not pregnant.

You need to see: your doctor. firstly why are you doing ovulation tests?? if you have a thyroid issue then this needs treatment. please see your local doctor for evaluation and treatment. the two issues may be related. ...Read more

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I'm about 6 days late on my period. But my cycle isn't regular due to weaning from breastfeeding. Should I test? My cervix is low, hard, and closed

I'm about 6 days late on my period. But my cycle isn't regular due to weaning from breastfeeding. Should I test? My cervix is low, hard, and closed

Doesn't hurt to: The first morning urine is often more concentrated and can give more reliable results early in pregnancy. If there's a chance you could be, it never hurts to test. However, the urine tests can be less reliable early in pregnancy. The test relies on chemicals made by the developing embryo/stalk and it must get to a certain size before enough is made to turn the test positive. ...Read more

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Accuracy of home pregnancy test 21 days after intercourse? Or 31 days after? Breastfeeding. No periods. Spotted once. Ovulation pains. Light crampin.

Accuracy of home pregnancy test 21 days after intercourse? Or 31 days after? Breastfeeding. No periods. Spotted once. Ovulation pains.  Light crampin.

Urine hcg: A pregnancy test depends upon the concentration of hcg, the pregnancy hormone, in urine. A negative test means the level of HCG is undetectable, but that can happen early in pregnancy. A positive test means pregnancy. Since you are breastfeeding, and are not having regular periods, you cannot rely on counting days if you are avoiding pregnancy. To prevent pregnancy, use birth control. ...Read more

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Can I still ovulate if exclusively breastfeeding for 4mo and haven't had a cycle, what will be the signs of ovulation?

Can I still ovulate if exclusively breastfeeding for 4mo and haven't had a cycle, what will be the signs of ovulation?

Ovulation: Yes even if you are breast feeding you may still ovulate. So watch for the usual signs of ovulation like rise in body temp after ovulation, changes in cervical fluid or discharge , it may be egg white, and position of cervix, it us soft , high , open and wet. ...Read more

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When do I take an ovulation test if breastfeeding?

When do I take an ovulation test if breastfeeding?

Br. feed contracept: Usually one is less concerned about ovulation when breast feeding, as it is an albeit unreliable contraceptive. ...Read more

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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


Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more