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Can You Have A Period In The Middle Of Pregnancy
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
Kinda, sorta . . .: By definition, your period/menses represents cyclical shedding of your uterine lining. However, period/menses is not the only cause of bleeding. In fact, implantation spotting is often mistaken for period/menses. So while you can't have a period immediately before testing positive, you can bleed/spot. ...Read more
Could you have a period the first month of a pregnancy? If not then why do I get so nauseated at times.
How many days after you have a period will sex guarentee a pregnancy? My fertile window is between the 23-29
No Guarantees: If your menstrual cycles are regular, then you are most likely to ovulate around Day 12-14 (Day 1 is first day of your period, not after last day). You can buy ovulation predictor kits, which measure urinary estrogen and LH levels, thus providing you with more accurate prediction of when you are going to ovulate and be most likely to conceive. Good Luck! ...Read more
Can you have a period if you didnt release an egg? I had an ectopic pregnancy and left tube damaged.How do I know my right one is working every month?
No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix. This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period. If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md. ...Read more
Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Amenorrhea: Many conditions other than pregnancy can cause this - polycystic ovarian syndrome, thyroid issues, birth control, low BMI/body fat, etc. If this has been an ongoing issue for awhile, and you aren't on a birth control method that makes your periods stop, I would check in with your primary care doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
Reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
If there is no chance of a new pregnancy and the former pregnancy was terminated what could cause someone to not have a period?
Hormone fluctations: many factors can be involved with not having a period and seeking advice from your primary care doctor is important with this ailment. many times in my office, associations are low wt, tobacco, otc products and stress can be a culprit. other times a hormone fluctuation is the issue. ...Read more
Anytime you like : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I took 2 pregnancy tests (last sat.)and they were neg. I still don't have a period could i still be pregnant?
Retest 1 week later: If your pregnancy test is still negative, a week after your last test, and you followed the test directions carefully, you are almost certainly not pregnant. You may have had a month in which you didn't ovulate, which can be very normal. Call your provider for an evaluation if you are concerned. ...Read more
Can i just conceive a baby (like 2.5 weeks ago) and have a period (or smth period like) in first weeks of pregnancy?
Ive heard its possible to still have a period at the beginning of pregnancy. Is that true? If so would it be like a normal period?
Some women: get implantation bleeding which sometimes goes unoticed until they wipe themselves in the bathroom other women do have a light bleeding. There have been cases where some women have had period-like bleeding in the early stages of pregnancy and some throughout pregnancy; but those are rare cases. ...Read more
Since it is possible to have a period while pregnant, is it a sign of pregnancy if you start your period 18 days after the last day of your period?
MIsinformed?: A viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Having a period, in almost every single case, represents not being pregnant or miscarrying a non-viable pregnancy. Having bleeding before expected is more likely a sign of infection, cervical irritation or other hormonal fluctuations. Bleeding in general never ever represents pregnancy. ...Read more
Having periodlike pains like i'm about to have a period but it still won't come, did a pregnancy test which tested positive , when do the pains stop?
Eventually: Some cramping and discomfort comes from the growth of the uterus, ovarian changes and pressure on other organs. If the cramping becomes pain, this could indicate an abnormal pregnancy and needs immediate evaluation. I would suggest contacting your provider and arrange a pregnancy appointment and check-up. Sometimes fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) and time will help. ...Read more
Hello I just had a ectopic pregnancy on May 23 14 and on July 8 2014 I think I have a period and it very light is that normal?
Do i take a pregnancy test on the first day im expected to have a period or on the last day i was expected to be ending my period?
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