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Does his stress level affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Does his stress level affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Yes: Stress can cause men's testosterone to decrease and therefore can have an indirect effect on sperm counts. Stress increases the level of reactive oxygen species in the semen and this can hurt sperm. Stress also often indicates poor lifestyle choices; loss of sleep, bad nutrition and other factors that can harm sperm. Have your partner get a semen analysis. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Likelihood of getting pregnant if i'm always stressed?

Likelihood of getting pregnant if i'm always stressed?

20%: Roughly 1 in 5 chance any given month - unless your stress has you so ill that you don't eat or other medical issues, stress in your life doesn't necessarily reduce your fertility. Consider dealing with your stress in a healthy way before getting pregnant, since a pregnancy will not reduce your stress. ...Read more

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Hello doctor plz give me any medicine for getting pregnant I have been trying for so long ..I'm so stressed plz help can't take it anymore.depressed ?

Hello doctor plz give me any medicine for getting pregnant I have been trying for so long ..I'm so stressed plz help can't take it anymore.depressed
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There is none: There is no specify medicine to make you pregnant. There is multiple factors in play. Is your partner sterile or have low sperm count:? Have you had a fertility workup? You may need some meds prescribed by your doc to help you ovulate. best wishes. ...Read more

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I was on depo over a year ago what are my chances of getting pregnant now if the guy I was with didn't get off per say but says he can knock girls up easily?

I was on depo over a year ago what are my chances of getting pregnant now if the guy I was with didn't get off per say but says he can knock girls up easily?

Possible: If your last depo was a year ago it likely provides no protection at all. Any secretions from an erect penis have sperm and can get you pregnant whether he "gets off" or not. The pull out method is the same as no method. ...Read more

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Are my chances of getting pregnant just as likely if he didn't climax inside me? Could the "pre cum" get me pregnant? How likely is it?

Are my chances of getting pregnant just as likely if he didn't climax inside me? Could the "pre cum" get me pregnant? How likely is it?

See below: Chances of getting pregnant certainly are much greater if ejaculation occurred, especially if around your mid-cycle "fertile window" with ovulation. Also, sometimes men ejaculate semen/sperm without being aware of it. As for "pre-cum", in some men it has been shown to contain viable sperm and, even though in smaller concentrations than in a normal ejaculate, the potential for impregnation exists. ...Read more

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If I get IUI what my chances of getting pregnant. at my age?

If I get IUI what my chances of getting pregnant. at my age?

Great question: great question to ask the doctor doing the IUI. They should have the information about you needed to answer the question. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant from precum, and what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum?

Can I get pregnant from precum, and what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum?

Here are some ...: The odd to conceive from per-cum is probably zero, but no one can guarantee to say it in 100% manner so to serve political correctness and professional self-protection since there is still few sperms in pre-cum. Nonetheless, do HPT in 1 wk after missing period and repeat it in 1 wk if the 1st was (-) and still in doubt. More, seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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I started taking centrum for women. Will this increase my chances of getting pregnant? I have been trying to get pregnant for 2 years.

NO: The vitamins will not increase your chances of pregnancy, but a good prenatal vitamin with Folic Acid will decrease the chances of your baby having a neural tube defect such as spina bifida. Keep having unprotected sex often mid cycle when you ovulate (always 14 days before your period) to increase your chances. If no results persist, see fertility dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I increase My chances of getting. Pregnant? Is there. Anything. I can do to make myself. More fertile. Or more. Likely. To get pregnant?

How can I increase My chances of getting. Pregnant?  Is there. Anything. I can do to make myself. More fertile. Or more. Likely. To get pregnant?

Conception: There are a number of things a woman can do to increase her chances of conceiving and maintaining a healthy pregnancy. 1. Don't smoke. 2. Avoid alcohol or recreational drugs. 3. Maintain a normal weight, being underweight or overweight can affect ovulation. 4. Take a good multiple vitamin to insure adequate folate (folic acid) levels. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more