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Do Chances Increase For Pregnancy If You Had Positive Et In Past
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?
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
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
Can you tell me if I just take the microgynon pill non stop will it increase the chance of pregnancy?
Took random OPK yesterday morning. Was positive. How long do I have before my chances of pregnancy are drastically decreased?
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
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 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?
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
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
Implantation.: Good but if it negative check in another week ...Read more
I've had a negative and positive result for pregnancy and also a negative blood test what are chances I'm pregnant?
I have both positive and negative pregnancy tests with only 3 days of medium bleeding after being 8 days late. Any chance I could be pregnant?
Yes a chance exists: Wait for 30 days after amissed period to use the pregnancy test. ...Read more
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
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
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
After ejaculation, does having your partner stay inside you a few minutes after increase the chance of pregnancy?
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
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
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
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