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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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Can i get pregnant if i haven't had my period for 3 years? I am 37. If i can get pregnant. What is the likelihood that i would?

Can i get pregnant if i haven't had my period for 3 years?  I am 37. If i can get pregnant.  What is the likelihood that i would?

Impossible Questions: There is no way to give you any kind of valid answer to your question. It appears you are in menopause unless the amenorrhea is from something else. If you are in menopause i cannot tell you if or when you can be fertile anymore. It sure sounds like you need a visit with a real gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can I take to conceive if I am over 35?

What can I take to conceive if I am over 35?

OB consult: There are medications that can aid in ovulation but given by prescription. See an ob for consult ...Read more

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If i get pregnant and i dont want to be pregnant wat can i do?

If i get pregnant and i dont want to be pregnant wat can i do?

Abortion vs adoption: Go see your Family Doc, Gyn or Planned Parenthood to discuss your options. ...Read more

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Were can I feel to see if im pregnant?

Were can I feel to see if im pregnant?

Pregnant?: Feeling is not a reliable way to tell if you are pregnant. Start with a pregnant test and seek professional evaluation if still unsure. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant faster if I be on top having sex?

Can I get pregnant faster if I be on top having sex?

No: Body positions during sex have no bearing on getting pregnant. As long as sperm enters the vagina around the time of ovulation, when you are fertile, you have a chance of getting pregnant. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get extra iron if I am pregnant?

How can I get extra iron if I am pregnant?

Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolks, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and I think I might have a sinus infection. What can I do to get over this?

I am pregnant and I think I might have a sinus infection. What can I do to get over this?

? sinusitis: most probably it's a viral upper respiratory tract infection, so rest, fluids, saline nasal washes and painkillers as plain acetaminophen (safe with pregnancy). If no improvement or getting worse, better see your doctor, wishing you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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I am having late ovulation and i want to get pregnant what can i do?

I am having late ovulation and i want to get pregnant what can i do?

Late sex: Many women have longer cycles which means they ovulate later. This does not interfere with fertility. It simply means that the most fertile time is later. If the interval from ovulation to the start of your period is short however that can mean a luteal phase defect which can cause fertility problems. This is very treatable. See your doctor to look into this. ...Read more

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What can I do for congestion if I am pregnant?

What can I do for congestion if I am pregnant?

Congestion: Talk to your pcp if in discomfort. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I am not sure if I am pregnant or not, if I am I would be 12 weeks. I haven't missed a period, how can I be sure I am not pregnant?

Hi doctor, I am not sure if I am pregnant or not, if I am I would be 12 weeks. I haven't missed a period, how can I be sure I am not pregnant?

???: If you have had a period in the past 12 weeks and have had no additional sexual activity, you can't be pregnant. Period means not pregnant. If you have doubts or can't recall your calendar and sexual activity, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Should I do anything special to get pregnant, if I am in my late 30s?

Make sure: U are in good health, have any health issues addressed, make sure u are ovulating, and take a prenatal vit and extra Folic Acid 1 mg extra while u are trying. ...Read more

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Me and my husband are trying to have a baby,but until now i cannot get pregnant.. How can i get pregnant? Thank you..

Me and my husband are trying to have a baby,but until now i cannot get pregnant.. How can i get pregnant? Thank you..

Fertility testing: After one year of trying an infertility evaluation is warranted. There are 3 basic tests. 1. A semen analysis will check the sperm 2. A HSG Xray will make sure your tubes are open. 3. A progesterone test will make sure that you are ovulating. ...Read more

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Do I need to take out my belly ring if I am pregnant?

Do I need to take out my belly ring if I am pregnant?

Recommend it: Naval Rings my migrate as the abdominal size expands in later pregnancy which may lead to scarring. ...Read more

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