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Doctor insights on: Can A Woman Tell If She Is Pregnant

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Is there a way a woman can tell she is pregnant without taking a pregnancy test?

Is there a way a woman can tell she is pregnant without taking a pregnancy test?

That is the gold sta: Standard, you may have certain symptoms , but none are guranteed, once you are 5 weeks should be able to see a sac in the uterus if u have a normal preg, and at 6 1/2 weeks should be able to see a fetus with a htbeat in the uterus if a normal preg , do a urine preg test- they are not expensive. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a woman cant get pregnant ?

How can you tell if a woman cant get pregnant ?

1 year: If you go for 1 year without conceiving while you are actively trying (having sex every month around your time of ovulation) then you may have a problem. See a gynecologist for work up. ...Read more

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What in aurine tests can tell if a woman is pregnant?

What in aurine tests can tell if a woman is pregnant?

Beta-hCG: Urine tests for pregnancy are testing for a hormone of pregnancy called beta-hcg (human chorionicgonadotropin). Typically over the counter tests from the drug store are just as good and sensitive as the ones in the doctor's office. A blood test can also measure this hormone. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'seasier for some woman to get pregnant and hard to some?

Can you please tell me why it'seasier for some woman to get pregnant and hard to some?

Genetics & Age: Whether or not a woman has an easy time getting pregnant has a lot to do with how old she is. As we age, the number of eggs that can be recruited for ovulation diminishes. Another important component would be our genetics. Some women have conditions such as endometriosis that put them at increased risk for infertility. Also, 30% of the time infertility is due to male factor. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can you tell me of a woman that took methadone while she was pregnant?

Can you tell me of a woman that took methadone while she was pregnant?

Yes, : It is contraindicated to attempt to come off it during pregnancy because lowering the dose or withdrawal can lead to a spontaneous loss of the baby.Pregnant women have been treated with Methadone for more than 25 years and neither Methadone nor other opiates have been shown to directly cause birth defects. Methadoneandpregnancy.Com. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman get pregnant if she is on ginette 35 medication?

Please tell me, could a woman get pregnant if she is on ginette 35 medication?

Small Chance: Like all birth-control pills, Ginette 35 carries a small chance of pregnancy (3-5% per year). Best wishes! ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman with secondary amenorrhoea able to get pregnant?

Please tell me, could a woman with secondary amenorrhoea able to get pregnant?

Maybe: It may be possible to get pregnant with secondary amenorrhea. See your gyn and get a referral to a fertility clinic for determination of the reason for your secondary amenorrhea and whether you can ovulate (it could be premature menopause at age 42 in which case you'd be out of eggs). ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the mean weight a woman should gain during the entire pregnancy process?

Varies: The recommended weight gain is between 25 and 35 pounds. If someone is underweight before pregnancy she should probably gain even more and if she was overweight before conceiving she should gain less. ...Read more

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Tell me, why & when to induce a pregnant woman?

Induction: Induction can be medically indicated, e.g., diabetes, pre-eclampsia, long distance from hospital. Or, they can be elective, e.g., she is term and has a "ripe" cervix and wants "the baby out". Inductions now generally at 39 weeks or after unless medically indicated earlier. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman with hernia be pregnant?

Please tell me, could a woman with hernia be pregnant?

Absolutely: Being pregnant causes the intra-abdominal pressure to increase and leads to a higher incidence to form or exacerbate an existing hernia. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman be pregnant without sperm?

Please tell me, could a woman be pregnant without sperm?

No, sperm are: Necessary for pregnancy to occur. This can be from ejaculate or pre-ejaculate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it's right for a pregnant woman to smell weed?

Can you tell me if it's right for a pregnant woman to smell weed?

Would recommend : That you avoid even second hand smoke from cannabis. If i didn't interpret your question accurately then please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman get pregnant with precum while bleeding?

Please tell me, could a woman get pregnant with precum while bleeding?

Even if : Unlikely - it may be possible in a woman with a short menstrual cycle. Recommend using protection every time you have sex to prevent unwanted pregnancies. ...Read more

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Immediatly after making love with a woman how can I tell she is pregnant?

Immediatly after making love with a woman how can I tell she is pregnant?

No: Conception can occur with a couple hours of having sex, but there would be no noticeable changes in the body for at least several days. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when a pregnant woman has sex?

Could you tell me what happens when a pregnant woman has sex?

Sexual activity.: It is normally safe. Your obstetrician will advise if there are conditions in which sexual intercourse is not recommended. ...Read more