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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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Do u always have to haveI implantation bleeding to know your pregnant?

Do u always have to haveI implantation bleeding to know your pregnant?

Implantation: Most often, there is not bleeding with implantation. When bleeding does occur - the amount is usually very small. Checking for blood is not a good way to try to determine if you are pregnant. A home pregnancy test is a good option. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you have a period n be pregnant?

Can you have a period n be pregnant?

No: However, you can bleed while you are pregnant. It can be heavy and appear like a period, especially if you are having a miscarriage. ...Read more

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How many weeks pregnant do you have to be to miss a period?

How many weeks pregnant do you have to be to miss a period?

Typically three. : Ovulation starts mid-cycle, between your menstrual periods. If your ovary is fertilized, then you will miss your next period two weeks later (presumably if you are regular). It is important to know that some women have a period, usually light, even when they become pregnant, so it may be thought that the missed period is six weeks later. ...Read more

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Do you have to have all symptoms to know that you could be pregnant?

Do you have to have all symptoms to know that you could be pregnant?

No: Pregnancy symptoms can vary from woman to woman. Common symptoms are urinary frequency, breast tenderness and occasionally nausea. The best way to know for sure is to take a pregnancy test. If you have missed your period, take a test, that will be the most reliable answer to your question. ...Read more

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Do you have to have symptoms to prove your pregnant if you haven't had a period in 3months?

Do you have to have symptoms to prove your pregnant if you haven't had a period in 3months?

Pregnancy: You can be pregnant and have no symptoms at all. If you haven't had a period in three months, you should take an at home pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Im irregular so do you have to have a period to get pregnant?

Im irregular so do you have to have a period to get pregnant?

U could ovulate : And get preg if your poeriods are irregular but often if they are very irregular you will not be ovulating so u cannot get poreg see your gyn for a workup and hormone blood work and a ppreg test and a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding then have your period?

Can you have implantation bleeding then have your period?

Bleeding: You can have implantation bleeding then have pregnancy related bleeding or even a menstrual miscarriage. It could also be what you thought was implantation was breakthrough bleeding. Either way, you need a pregnancy test to confirm what is going on. ...Read more

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Implatation bleeding or period? I want to be preganant but How should I know?):

Implatation bleeding or period?
I want to be preganant but How should I know?):

Using home preg test: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her NORMAL regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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How to know if I have implantation bleeding or period!?

How to know if I have implantation bleeding or period!?

Likely breakthrough: It's almost never implantation bleeding, that is largely an internet myth. If - a big if - you actually get implantation bleed it would be about 7 days after ovulation, or about a week before your expected period. If you bleed when you expect your period, a pregnancy test would be positive if it was implantation. ...Read more

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They say you could be pregnant and still have your period. Would the pregnancy test tell you if you are even though you have your period.

They say you could be pregnant and still have your period. Would the pregnancy test tell you if you are even though you have your period.

Yes: A woman may have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, technically not a period. However, if she is pregnant, HCG levels in blood and urine would be elevated with or without vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant even if you have withdrawal bleeding???

Can you still be pregnant even if you have withdrawal bleeding???

No: Withdrawal bleeding is, by definition, bleeding that occurs because a woman hasn't conceived. Spotting during pregnancy is common, but a withdrawal bleed, by definition, means you aren't pregnant. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How to tell if your pregnant when you first get pregnant can it make you have light bleeding ?

How to tell if your pregnant when you first get pregnant can it make you have light bleeding ?

Possible: Missing a period (if you have regular menstrual cycles) is the most common way. Other symptoms include bloating, breast tenderness. Some can have light bleeding at the time the menstruation was due but many don't have it. Definitive way - get a urine or blood pregnancy test and/or ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding if this is would make pregnancy number 4? Will I notice it or can I still have implantation bleeding?

Can you have implantation bleeding if this is would make pregnancy number 4? Will I notice it or can I still have implantation bleeding?

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant if you have a heavy period with clotting?

Can you still be pregnant if you have a heavy period with clotting?

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


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