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Conception (Overview)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what develops into an embryo.


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Iheard about choosing gender of child before conception by some food supp. N drugs in states.Is it true?Wat is it

Iheard about choosing gender of child before conception by some food supp. N drugs in states.Is it true?Wat is it

Boy or Girl: There are no food supplements or drugs that can select gender. Females provide an x (girl) chromosome and males can provide and x (girl) or y (boy) chromosome. So the man provides the deciding factor and it is random. ...Read more

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Conception (Overview)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what develops into an embryo.


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What is conception?

What is conception?

Conception is: When you get pregnant the date of conception is the date you conceived. ...Read more

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Female conception chances at 40?

Female conception chances at 40?

Lower: Conception rates steadily decline after 29 yrs, at 40 they are less than half of those in their 20s. The miscarriage rate is also higher at 40, being almost 30%. If you have not gotten pregnant after 6 months of trying, please see a specialist as each month may make a difference in your 40s. ...Read more

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What symptoms suggest conception?

What symptoms suggest conception?

Preg sysmptoms: The symptoms of early pregnancy include; breast fulness, sometime nausea (even in early pregnancy) and fatigue beyond belief. On occasion the appetite may be effected in that your desire for certain foods may either increase or decrease. ...Read more

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When do signs of conception occur?

When do signs of conception occur?

Varies: Signs of pregnancy can occur as early as two to three weeks after conception. One can, however, be pregnant with no overt signs save missed periods for a number of months. ...Read more

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Age bracket for healthy conception?

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Age bracket for healthy conception?

Teens to 40s: If you're asking for when can most women get pregnant, it ranges from menarche in their teens until late 40s at menopause. Of course, there have been some reported cases of women in their 60s or 70s carrying a pregnancy to term as well as grade school girls carrying to term. But in general, teens to 40s appears to be most accepted. Of course, age is not only determinant for healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does conception optimum means?

What does conception optimum means?

Highest chance: conception optimum means the time during which chances are highest chance to get pregnant ...Read more

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What does the time of conception mean?

Time of conception: 37 F: asks: What does the time of conception mean? ANS: When the egg is fertilized by the sperm. Difficult to know exactly. ...Read more

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What's the best way to date conception?

What's the best way to date conception?

Early ultrasound : Assuming that you aren't using in vitro fertilization, which of course gives the doctor the exact date of conception. Most women date a pregnancy by having a first trimester ultrasound. Ultrasounds performed between seven and nine weeks just station provide the most accurate measurements for dating a pregnancy. As the pregnancy progresses the ability to date accurately diminishes. ...Read more

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How can I prepare my body for conception?

Body weight: is very important. Try to get your weight into the normal range (if not already). Exercise and diet management are essential. Also, managing stress. ...Read more

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What is conception and when does it occur?

What is conception and when does it occur?

Sperm + egg = baby: Conception is the beginning of pregnancy. It occurs when a sperm cell from a male joins with the egg from a female. During sexual intercourse a male deposits a large number of sperm into a woman's vagina. Sperm swim up into the uterus and then the fallopian tubes. If one sperm cell reaches an egg while it is in the tube, the two cells can join forming a zygote which develops into a baby. ...Read more

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What can increase my chances of conception?

What can increase my chances of conception?

Conception: Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you increase chances of conception ?

Fertility Pathway: Simple: track ovulation and timing of sex (bbt, opk); get healthy (no smoking or excess alcohol); see pcp for health update, check sperm count. Complex: see fertility expert for testing (make diagnosis important), if 35 yo or more then consult after 6 months; choose most cost-effective treatment. Fertility expert: rei trained or large % of practice is infertility. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate conception?

What are the tests that indicate conception?

Beta HCG: There is a urine and a blood test based on the hormone the zygote(fertilized egg) makes......The commercial kits test for this too. ...Read more

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Can conception be detected within nine days?

That is possible: An early pregnancy test may detect pregnancy up to 6 days prior to your anticipated period. When using a regular home pregnancy test - suggest using it if / when you miss a period. ...Read more

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My morphology is 14% is conception possible?

How are the other #s: If your 14% is W.H.O. it's low, but may be okay depending one the other numbers. If 14% is Kruger (or strict) it's very good. Need to know all the numbers to say though, not just one. ...Read more

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Can you tell when your ready for conception?

Yes: Usually, you should have a feeling of thin, runny mucous in your vaginal area. This is a sign that the mucous plugging that blocks the cervix has broken down due to hormonal changes that are readying you for ovulation and potential conception. ...Read more

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When are the earliest symptoms of conception?

Missed period: Symptoms reported by women trying to conceive cover almost anything and everything you can imagine, but the earliest reliable symptom is being late for the expected menstrual period. Sorry, no symptom is safely reliable before this! ...Read more

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How many days before conception can sex occur?

Sex on time: Sperm can live in a woman's body for up to four days. Therefore, a couple trying to make a baby should start having sex four days prior to ovulation. The debate is whether to have sex every day or every other day. I believe the best answer to this is every day if possible, every other day is probably just as good. You should continue having sex for up until a few days after ovulation. Good luck! ...Read more

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After 3 weeksof conception can you be showing?

Maybe.: This is not at all likely with a first pregnancy. But some women who've been pregnant before can show pretty early. This is because the muscles and ligaments have been stretched out before. The more previous pregnancies, the more likely to show early. ...Read more

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How do you make conception happen more quickly?

Optimal window: The optimal time to have intercourse is starting 5 days before anticipated day of ovulation ... up to the day of ovulation. Intercourse every other day is just as good as every day. Good luck!! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms after conception occured?

What are the symptoms after conception occured?

A positive preg test: In today's world there is simply no reason for anyone to wonder if they are pregnant or not. Over the counter pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy for a low cost and they are reliable. Early pregnancy symptoms include nausea, breast tenderness and missed periods. ...Read more

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How many days does it take to reach conception?

Conception: Fertilzation must be within 12-maybe-24 hours after ovulation, implantation is 6-7 days later. ...Read more

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How to estimate your conception to delivery days?

How to estimate your conception to delivery days?

38 wks: Estimated day of delivery is 40 wks from lmp, and ovulation/conception is two wks closer. ...Read more

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How soon after conception would you test positiv?

11 days post ov: Pregnancy tests are reliable by about 11 days after ovulation, there are cases (and many stories) about tests being positive earlier but these are either rare cases or not true. Since it is not possible to "know" exactly what day conception was, it's usually more helpful to time testing based on ovulation. ...Read more

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How will conception affect other parts of my body?

Everything: Almost every part of your body and organ system is affected by pregnancy, having said that, most women tolerate it very well and it all returns back to normal post partum. ...Read more

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What are the best days when trying for conception?

When you ovulate: If you ovulate which you can get a test at any pharmacy, it is supposed to be 14 days beofre your period, so teh first day of your period is day 1 , so if your periods are every 28 days , it would be 28-14=day 14 when u ovulate, if periods are every 35 days would be 35-14=day21, the egg can live up to 48 hrs and the sperm if normal up to 72 hrs so u do not have to have intercourse the exact day. ...Read more

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Due 08, 29 conception occurred which days possible?

Conception Calculato: Discuss with your ob. See: http://www.Baby2see.Com/conception_calculator.Html#conceptioncalculator for conception calculator. Plugged in your due date (based on 40 weeks of pregnancy) with results of: first day of last menstrual period: november 22, 2012 probable date of ovulation: december 6, 2012 possible dates of conception: december 2 to december 10, 2012 due date: august 29, 2013. ...Read more

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Can i see brownish spoting 3 days after conception?

Not related: You can see this but it is no way related to conception, there are no signs at all this early. Good luck ...Read more

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What are common things women crave after conception?

What are common things women crave after conception?

Variable: Some crave fermented foods like pickle,some fried food like chicken or sweet stuff. Any food item could become the best food. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: conception?

What is the definition or description of: conception?

Union of egg/sperm: Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what goes on to become an embryo. ...Read more

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How can I decide the sex of a child before conception?

How can I decide the sex of a child before conception?

No sorting, just PGD: Dr azim's answer is correct in that we can test embryos from in vitro fertilization (ivf) for gender only, or for all 24 chromosomes which includes determining the gender. Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (pgd) can be used for family balancing, in couples with boys who desire a girl or vice-versa. The microsort sperm sorting is no longer available in the usa. See www.Microsort.Net for details. ...Read more

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