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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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I do ovulate. I know this because I take my temp everyday and also use ovulation tests. Still can't get pregnant after 1 year. What's wrong?

I do ovulate. I know this because I take my temp everyday and also use ovulation tests. Still can't get pregnant after 1 year. What's wrong?

Many factors: There are many factors that need to occur for a pregnancy to take place. Even if both you and your partner are perfectly healthy it can come down to timing. Since it has been a year of trying without a pregnancy, I would recommend you and your partner follow up with a reproductive endocrinologist. They will make sure the anatomy and hormones are in working order. ...Read more

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37 yr female.2 kids. Partner travels a lot. Will be in town on day of ovulation. Effective method of contraception. Can't/Don't want to get pregnant.

37 yr female.2 kids. Partner travels a lot. Will be in town on day of ovulation. Effective method of contraception. Can't/Don't want to get pregnant.

Multiple choices: BC pills, condoms, spermicidal foam, gel, sponge or vaginal egg. IUD is an option to discuss with your GYN. ...Read more

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If u don't want to get pregnant and u want to avoid sex during ovulation, is using an ovulation kit a good way to help you avoid sex at ovulation?

Can be helpful, but: Http://m.modernmom. Com/article/fertility-monitors-to-prevent-pregnancy. The test kit doesn't actually detect ovulation. It identifies your lh surge that occurs before ovulation. There are usually 3 days between the surge and ovulation. It is recommended to avoid sex or use a barrier method for 7 days before and 5 days after. I think it can be combined with other information in charting cycle. ...Read more

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I been having intercourse with my partner for 9 years I been trying to get pregnant during my ovulation day and don't seem to get pregnant why is that?

I been having intercourse with my partner for 9 years I been trying to get pregnant during my ovulation day and don't seem to get pregnant why is that?

Depends: Pregnancy usually occurs 8-15 months in women having unprotected intercourse. If it has been two years or more, it may be time to look into why pregnancy is not occurring. 15% of couples have trouble conceiving. The treatment depends on why pregnancy is not occurring and may be quite simple. See you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 31, I want to get pregnant fast, tried ovulation test but it doesn't work? Is there any method I can use to get pregnant easily?

I am 31, I want to get pregnant fast, tried ovulation test but it doesn't work? Is there any method I can use to get pregnant easily?

Need to ovulate: If the ovulation kit is suggesting that you are not ovulating, then the fastest way to get pregnant is to schedule a visit with an ob/gyn to review your menstrual history and discuss whether you are a candidate for clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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Why don't you get pregnant even when you always have sex during ovulation?

Many reasons: There are many causes of infertility including problems with the sperm, blocked tubes, or dysfunctional eggs. Fertility naturally declines with age. At 35 y/o, if you have had unprotected sex at the time of ovulation without becoming pregnant in 6 - 12 months, you should see your gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant before ovulation?

How to get pregnant before ovulation?

Ovulation: Women with regular cycles, have a surge in lh hormone levels that matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. This is the time you can get pregnant. Sperm can survive for several days after you have sex. If you have unprotected sex during that time ovulation, you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Yes.: They will help maximize your chances to conceive by telling you when to have unprotected sex. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant the day of ovulation?

Yes: Yes u can, and u could get pregnant if you have intercourse 3 days before or 2 days after as the sperm can live for 3 days and the egg can live 2 days. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

Doubtful: You could have sex once, six days before ovulation and have a 3 in 1000 chance of conceiving, because the sperm can be viable and effective for that long. It is unlikely that you would conceive by having sex seven days before ovulation. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

Yes: Ovulatory ties can very slightly and sperm can survive in the female genital tract for 72 hours. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

No.: The requirement to become pregnant is to have an egg present for the sperm to fertilize. As you know, humans do not lay eggs, but we produce them through the process of ovulation. Without ovulation, there is no egg and if there is no egg present to fertilize, one cannot become pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Yes: Women who are not using contraceptives of any kind may become pregnant anytime they are exposed to sperm. Ovulation can be unpredictable & menstrual cycles may be irregular. Women are only "fertile" for about 12 hours in any given month. Identifying those 12 hours can be difficult. ...Read more

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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation?

Yes: Pregnancy only happens after the ovary releases an egg, which is ovulation. The sperm then have about 24 hours to fertilize the egg. However, since sperm can survive up to 6 days, then intercourse up to 6 days prior to ovulation can result in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your ovulation day?

Can you get pregnant on your ovulation day?

Absolutely: Essentially you can only get pregnant during the day of ovulation! the egg is only capable of fertilization for about 12-18 hours after ovulation. We observe this fact with every ivf cycle because egg retrieval is the equivalent of ovulation and the egg must be fertilized in the next 12-18 hours. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

Can u get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

It is possible: To become pregnant as long there is still viable sperm when the egg is released. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant first day of ovulation?

Ovulation: Occurs on only one day, it is the moment when the egg (oocyte) is released from the ovarian follicle. Doctors and patients both talk about the 'peri-ovulatory period' which can be several days before and following ovulation. The best answe rfor you - can you get pregant? - depends on how you are deciding when ovulation is. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

That would be: Very unlikely. But, use protection every time if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could I get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

This is not the best: Time to try. Aim for ovulation and include a few days before and after for best results. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Can you get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Yes: It is not common, but can happen. How do you know exactly when you ovulate? ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Yes you can.: Yes you can. At ovulation you are the most fertile. Sperm ejaculated into a woman's vagina can live in a woman's cervical mucus or upper genital tract for three to five days. Fertilization is possible as long as the sperm remain alive. Ovulation can vary several days from cycle to cycle. ...Read more

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Which ovulation day is better to get pregnant?

Which ovulation day is better to get pregnant?

Fertile Period: Most people with ovulate 14 days before a period, and sperm lives in your reproductive track for 72 hrs (3 days) at the most. Your ovulation window is usually day 14 +/- 2 days and sperm can live 3 days so you can get pregnant from 14 +/- 5 days (days 9-19). So having sex every other day from days 9 to 19 will get you covered. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant four days before ovulation?

Can you get pregnant four days before ovulation?

Ovulation: If you have sex four days prior to ovulation you could become pregnant because viable sperm can still be in your body at the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant on your first day of ovulation?

Can u get pregnant on your first day of ovulation?

Ovulation: Yes. Women with regular menstrual cycles, will ovulate within 24 - 48 hours after the OPK is positive. This is your most fertile period. You may see symptoms that confirm ovulation such as change in cervical mucus, some discomfort. If the egg isn't fertilized, you will typically have your menstrual cycle 12 - 14 days after ovulation. ...Read more

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Sex 10 days before ovulation, can get you pregnant?

Sex 10 days before ovulation, can get you pregnant?

Pregnancy roulette: If you have unprotected sex you are always running the risk of pregnancy. If you were 10 days before ovulation you are probably ok, but how do you know you are 10 days before ovulation? If you are not trying to become a mother please use something more reliable. If you miss your period check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

Abstain: Lots of choices! 1) no sex, 2) barrier method diaphragm/condoms, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraception iud, Depo-Provera shot, 5) permanent setrilization vasectomy/tubal ligation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant a day or two before ovulation?

Ovulation: Yes. Absolutely. These are the very days physicians teach you to remember and to protect against unwanted pregnancy. At 24 I am a bit surprised by your question. I always try to teach my friends and female patients that they must know the basics of their body and their cycles. This knowledge is power. To be empowered helps give some control over their lives. Please take some time to learn. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant days after your ovulation date?

Can you get pregnant days after your ovulation date?

Yes...: The egg only hangs around < 24 hours after ovulation. If you knew the day and hour of ovulation, you could avoid pregnancy by waiting a few days. The problem is that ovulation is somewhat unpredictable. Its sometimes early or late. Because of this, avoiding pregnancy by timing like this frequently doesn't work and results in pregnancy. ...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