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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

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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Could you get pregnant after a d&c once you get your period? Will it be a concern if i did?

Could you get pregnant after a d&c once you get your period? Will it be a concern if i did?

Please see below: There should not be of much concern in usual circumstances but if you have any concern, i would encourage you to discuss with your doctor who did the procedure. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant if you have sex right before or on your period?

Can you still get pregnant if you have sex right before or on your period?

Just before, yes: Sex during the period, no. Sex just before, possible although less likely. Sometimes ovulation can occur twice in one cycle, as proven by fraternal twins(fertilized by two eggs and two separate sperm). The "rhythm method" of contraception dictates a "safe "period" for intercourse, but unfortunately one can "get pregnant to the beat, " always use contraception as "mother nature" is persistent. ...Read more

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How soon can you notice a baby bump if you recently got pregnant?

How soon can you notice a baby bump if you recently got pregnant?

Visible baby bump: The uterus becomes an intra abdominal organ around 12 weeks from your last menses. That about the time that a "baby bump" becomes noticeable due to the lifting of the uterus.. ...Read more

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If you don't have a normal period when can you get pregnant?

If you don't have a normal period when can you get pregnant?

Might not be able to: Might be hard to because you are likely not ovulating. I would go get your hormones checked at your gyn. ...Read more

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If you have not had a period because IUD can you get pregnant after romoval? And if you do how do to tell how far along

If you have not had a period because IUD can you get pregnant after romoval? And if you do how do to tell how far along

Yes!: You can conceive as soon as the IUD is removed. However I usually recommend waiting about 3 months for the lining to grow back. You would be dated by ultrasound. The fetal size in the first trimester is quite accurate at predicting a due date. A pregnancy test would show positive if you conceived at least 2 weeks ago. An ultrasound can measure the embryo about 4 weeks after conception. Good luck! ...Read more

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If you have unprotected sex and you have your period a week after could you still be pregnant? Dont it take a couple weeks for you to really be pregna

If you have unprotected sex and you have your period a week after could you still be pregnant? Dont it take a couple weeks for you to really be pregna

If there was: Menstrual bleeding a week afer intercourse then you are not pregnant. Remember, it is the missed period that is an issue. Consider a birth control pill, you really dont need to be taking these chances. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you still be a month pregnant even if you get your period?

Can you still be a month pregnant even if you get your period?

Maybe: Many women have bleeding in early pregnancy that can be mistaken for a period. Run a home urine pregnancy test to be sure. They are very accurate. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have sex while you have a uti?

Can you get pregnant if you have sex while you have a uti?

Yes: Engaging in unprotected sex is best way to get pregnant, regardless of whether you have a bladder/kidney infection or not. In other words, infections don't prevent pregnancy. Only birth control (contraception) prevents pregnancy. Along those lines, birth control pills don't prevent sexually transmitted infections either so if you're not in a mutually monogamous relationship, make him wear a condom ...Read more

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If you have a miscarriage because someone hurting you physically--in the future can u still get pregnant?

If you have a miscarriage because someone hurting you physically--in the future can u still get pregnant?

Yes.: Miscarriage after trauma is not unusual, unfortunately. The good news is that you should still have normal fertility and be able to have more children in the future. Seek emotional and social support from family, friends, professionals to assure you are ready for such an endeavor. ...Read more

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If you have sex rite after your period can you get pregnant?

If you have sex rite after your period can you get pregnant?

Sometimes: If you have a short cycle, you can ovulate right after you finish your period and thus, get pregnant. ...Read more

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When would you be able to tell if your pregnant again after you have a miscarriage without having your period back yet?

When would you be able to tell if your pregnant again after you have a miscarriage without having your period back yet?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy hormone can remain positive up to 4 weeks after a pregnancy. Once you HAV determined that hormone levels are back to normal, or zero in this case, then you can become pregnant once again. ...Read more

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How soon can you get pregnant after you had a miscarriage ?

How soon can you get pregnant after you had a miscarriage 
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Soon: Once you feel ready, you can start trying. Make sure your preconception status is optimized. Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid and DHA, do not smoke, drink alcohol, or use any other recreational drugs. Any medical disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, should be well controlled, hopefully your body weight is also in the optimum range, engage in regular physical activity. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant two weeks before you have your period an still have a period?

Can you get pregnant two weeks before you have your period an still have a period?

Yes you can.: Two weeks before period is women's most fertile time . Around this time women ovulates assuming that average menstrual cycle is 28 days. Pregnancy stops the period. If you become pregnant you do not see period anymore. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant if you have an STD for a long period of time?

Can you still get pregnant if you have an STD for a long period of time?

Yes: Although std's can lead to infertility it usually doesn't. You should make sure you're treated correctly and then use appropriate precautions in the future. ...Read more

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Can you get endometriosis after having a baby, if you never had it before?

Can you get endometriosis after having a baby, if you never had it before?

Absolutely: It used to be taught that endometriosis patients had not only pain but infertility. However I have seen many patients who had neither and were still found to have significant endometriosis. The only way to confirm - and properly treat - endometriosis is to perform excision (surgically cutting out) of the implants or nodules using laparoscopy. This provides visual/pathology confirmation. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant if I had a surgery for no more babies?

How can I get pregnant if I had a surgery for no more babies?

IVF: There are only 2 options, assuming your previous surgery worked. Ivf (in vitro fertilization) to get pregnant without using the tubes. Or a repeat surgery to try to open up the tubes. ...Read more

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