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I've been off Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot for 1 year now! Still no positive test if I take birthcontrol pills and stop will it increase my chance in pregancy?

I've been off Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot for 1 year now! Still no positive test if I take birthcontrol pills and stop will it increase my chance in pregancy?

I would see your Dr: Unfortunately Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can causes hormonal imbalances preventing normal periods. This should work its way out but because it has been a year a flu check up with your doctor would be recommended. ...Read more

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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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How Much Do The Chances Of Pregnancy Increase If I Can't Find The Strings To My iud?

How Much Do The Chances Of Pregnancy Increase If I Can't Find The Strings To My iud?

Impossible: That is impossible to say. Have you had a sono to see if the IUD is still in place? Use alternate birth control method until you know for sure. ...Read more

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I took an at home EPT pregnancy test and it came out positive. What are the chances it is wrong?

I took an at home EPT pregnancy test and it came out positive. What are the chances it is wrong?

It's usually right: Congratulations (if you like cute little babies)! after a week or two, a woman can be checked again at home or at her doctor's office. If there is a medical problem that does not allow her to carry a pregnancy, she can arrange for proper treatment then. Otherwise, a cute little baby is on the way. However, miscarriages are a normal part of life, so some pregnancies will not survive to term. ...Read more

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Took random OPK yesterday morning. Was positive. How long do I have before my chances of pregnancy are drastically decreased?

Took random OPK yesterday morning. Was positive. How long do I have before my chances of pregnancy are drastically decreased?

If positive OPK: You are most fertile the next 3 days or so, but if you have a chance to have sex with your partner beyond that then I would keep it up. It becomes less likely after 7 days, but we have seen women conceive and still have a normal menses that month. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamines to help and increase chances of pregnancy. I am in good health and also my hasbund. We have been trying since 1 year.

What are the best vitamines to help and increase chances of pregnancy. I am in good health and also my hasbund. We have been trying since 1 year.

Improved pregnancy: Vitamins only pay a small role. Multiple factors involve including your physical and mental health condition, exercise, sleep, frequency and timing of your sex. One year of trying is not excessive. A positive and relax attitude may help. Lastly, talk to your family doctor and get a physical exam and sperm count on your spouse to rule out other abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are the chances of taking 2 pregnancy tests and both come out positive to not being pregnant? I feel like I am but then I feel like I'm not.

What are the chances of taking 2 pregnancy tests and both come out positive to not being pregnant? I feel like I am but then I feel like I'm not.

I am pregnant: Please turn off your smart phone and get in to see the obstetrician. Regardless of how you feel the facts are that you are pregnant and you need to establish good care as you deal with these early weeks of pregnancy. Get to the doctors! ...Read more

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I took two pregnancy test one was positive which was the first one I took and the other wasn't do it mean its still a chance I could be pregnant I?

I took two pregnancy test one was positive which was the first one I took and the other wasn't do it mean its still a chance I could be pregnant I?

Yes: Please repeat the test in 2-3 days, use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. Alternatively, you could see your doctor for a more sensitive blood test. ...Read more

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Could you describe how to increase your pregnancy chances?

Could you describe how to increase your pregnancy chances?

Improve Fertility: Stay in good health, doesn't smoke, abuse drugs or alcohol. Lose weight if you are overweight. Limit caffeine. Decrease stress and "just relax". Stay well hydrated. Stop using lubricants when having sex and these can decrease sperm movement. Start exercising with a simple walking routine to improve overall health.
You should see your family practice physician if you have further questions. ...Read more

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Can you eat or take anything to increase your chances of having a boy during early pregnancy?

Can you eat or take anything to increase your chances of having a boy during early pregnancy?

Get a boy: No there is not a diet that will help you get a boy. May I ask why a sixteen yr. Old is thinking about having a baby? This is a huge responsibility and expense. Have you thought this through? Suggest you discuss this with your parents or a professional. ...Read more

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Outside of fertility drugs and are there any ways to increase the chances of pregnancy?

Outside of fertility drugs and are there any ways to increase the chances of pregnancy?

Stay healthy: Healthy diet, limit caffeine and alcohol, avoid tobacco, moderate exercise, and staying healthy all support natural fertility. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, vitamins, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Understanding when during the cycle you are best able to conceive, and using natural family planning methods also increase chances of success. ...Read more

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What can I do to increase chance of a successful pregnancy with PAI and MTHFR?

What can I do to increase chance of a successful pregnancy with PAI and MTHFR?

MTHFR: For MTHFR, you want to avoid synthetic folic acid, and take folinic acid and methylfolate instead. More into on:
Http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2013/10/mthfr. Html ...Read more

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I have to take a Plan B but the only tome I can get it is on monday or tuesday n ovulate on monday. Does that increase my chances of pregnancy?

I have to take a Plan B but the only tome I can get it is on monday or tuesday n ovulate on monday. Does that increase my chances of pregnancy?

Over the counter: Plan b is available over-the-counter without a prescription. It must be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. There is no reason for you to wait. Head to your closest pharmacy right now and take the pill. This will decrease your risk of an unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can an HSG increase my chances of pregnancy?

Can an HSG increase my chances of pregnancy?

Yes: Interestingly there is some evidence that natural pregnancy rates are a little higher in the first 3 months after an hsg. Likely from some unblocking of tubes with very mild scarring. ...Read more

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Does the patch increase the chance of pregnancy complications?

Does the patch increase the chance of pregnancy complications?

Nicotine? No.: The nicotine patch can help you cut down on smoking, which is good. So, if you use the patch during pregnancy and smoke less, that's actually better for the baby. ...Read more

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What increases or decreases the chance of a baby getting MS during pregnancy?

What increases or decreases the chance of a baby getting MS during pregnancy?

Do not worry: If the mother has ms, perhaps a 3-5% chance that child may develop, and if father had ms, roughly 1-3% chance. Nothing else during pregnancy will increase or decrease odds of ms, and chances are that eventual environmental exposures will influence any symptoms if genetic risk even exists. ...Read more

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What ways are there that increase fertility in men and increase chances of pregnancy in women??

Healthy lifestyle: The avoidance of cigarette smoke is important since it lowers sperm counts and increases the risk of miscarriage. Avoid hot tubs since heat interferes with sperm and anything that raises the temperature of the testicles decreases the sperm count. A healthy diet and moderate exercise are important for both partners. Supplemental folic acid prior to pregnancy for mom decreases the risk of birth defects ...Read more

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My friends have recommended fenugreek to increase pregnancy chances while TTC. How safe is fenugreek for females TTC?

My friends have recommended fenugreek to increase pregnancy chances while TTC. How safe is fenugreek for females TTC?

TTC as if pregnant: Neural tube defects such as anencephaly, the absence of part of the brain; spinal bifida, an abnormal opening in the spinal cord; or hydrocephaly have occurred in the fetuses of pregnant women taking this herb. Animal studies show immature mice developed movement disorders. Take prenatal vitamins with iron and 1mg folic acid to prevent neural tube defects instead. No alcohol or smoking, etc. ...Read more

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Why does pregnancy increase my chance of gallstones?

Why does pregnancy increase my chance of gallstones?

Hormonal Effects: The gallbladder is a muscular sac that essentially squirts bile into the intestines to help digestion. The increased estrogen levels of pregnancy relax the muscle a bit, so the bile sits around more in the gallbladder. This "stagnant" bile, combined with some changes in the chemicals in bile related to pregnancy favor more stones forming than when you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a false positive pregnancy test?

What are the chances of a false positive pregnancy test?

False pos: As long as it's at least 12-13 days after ovulation and you do the test correctly, the chances of false negative are near zero: the tests are extremely accurate. Good wishes. ...Read more

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How to increase the chance for having twins in my next pregnancy?

How to increase the chance for having twins in my next pregnancy?

Twins: Naturally, nothing. Taking fertility medicines increases the chance, but at least in the us, reputable doctors won't prescribe this just to increase the chance of multiples. ...Read more

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I am 51 and had 2 positive home pregnancy test, what is my chance of being pregnant?

I am 51 and had 2 positive home pregnancy test, what is my chance of being pregnant?

Low: Your pregnancy test may be detecting high levels of lh or lutenizing hormone that increases as you approach menopause. You should go and get an evlautation to see if your fsh level is high. If it is you are more than likely menopausal. If your doctor finds you are not, you can get a blood pregnancy test to make sure, but it would be extremely unlikely. ...Read more

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What chance do I have of getting a positive on a pregnancy test im due on 1st september for period cant wait to no?

What chance do I have of getting a positive on a pregnancy test im due on 1st september for period cant wait to no?

May be too early: It takes about 10 days after conception for the pregnancy test to become positive. You are in that range now - so you could check a pregnancy test now - if negative repeat it when your period is due to start. ...Read more