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I don't know if this is medical or not. But i'm wondering if it's possible to get pregnant even if you're not ovulating. I learned that if you have unprotected sex, no matter what day of the month it is, you will get pregnant.

Yes, : Yes, that is a very good question. It is impossible to know exactly when a woman ovulates. Typically, it is about two weeks after the first day of her last period, but this varies a great deal. If the hormones are "out of whack", so to speak, then ovulation is very difficult to predict. Some women also have irregular periods or even spotting that is not actually their period, which also makes it difficult to predict. Therefore, you are right; unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy on almost any day of the cycle. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Me and my husband have been trying to get pregnant for 5 months now. What other things can I do other than sex to get pregnant faster? I am turning 22.

Me and my husband have been trying to get pregnant for 5 months now. What other things can I do other than sex to get pregnant faster? I am turning 22.

First things first: At 21, there should be no rush. First a woman trying to conceive (ttc) should try to do these things: strive to reach and maintain a healthy weight through nutritious diet and exercise. See a primary or obgyn doctor for exam, any needed tests and vaccinations; keep record of lmp (first day of last normal period). Avoid alcohol, tobacco, other toxins. See gyn if not pregnant after 1 year of trying. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get out of bed while pregnant?

What is the best way to get out of bed while pregnant?

From doc on bedrest: I was on bedrest for several weeks and surprised how quickly the quad muscles of the thighs became weak. A physical therapist (rpt) at the hospital taught me this method: lie on my left side, push off the bed with my left arm at the same time i swung both legs gently over the side of the bed. Then i sat till stable and put both feet solidly on the floor before standing. Women should ask OB also. ...Read more

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How do I get pregnant at 42?

How do I get pregnant at 42?

See Fertilty Doc: At 42, your window of fertility is closing, i would suggest seeing a fertlity specialist for testing to determine if there are any issues. Evaluation should include assessment of your ovaries, your partner's sperm and to make sure your fallopian tubes are open. Some women will continue to have fertlity either naturally or assisted with meds in their early 40's, others require donor egg. ...Read more

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I am 22 and have been trying to get pregnant for 3 yrs now and haven't been able to should I be worried ?

I am 22 and have been trying to get pregnant for 3 yrs now and haven't been able to should I be worried ?

Can see a Dr.: 80-90% of couples having regular intercourse (2 or more times per week) will conceive within one year. Any couple who has been trying for longer than that might consider seeing a fertility specialist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant when your already pregnant?

Is it possible to get pregnant when your already pregnant?

Superfecundation: Yes. It can happen following intercourse that occurs within a couple of days of fertilization of an egg (during the same cycle). There are reports of women having babies of different races and/or by different fathers, but they are very, very rare. ...Read more

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What should I be doing while I am preparing to get pregnant?

Find a mentor mom: Eat healthy, avoid tobacco, take a good prenatal vit, get an early OB check up, exercise regularly, . ...Read more

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How do you know when enough is enough when trying to get pregnant?

How do you know when enough is enough when trying to get pregnant?

Mostly on you: Some may say that when every available modality has been tried and is unsuccessful, then it is time. It may depend on your financial resources for infertility services. It is a personal decision based on what you are willing to tolerate as far as testing, procedures, costs, and results. Your personal beliefs may play a role. Consultation with your reproductive endocrinologist is also paramount. ...Read more

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Is now the best time for me to try and get pregnant?

Is now the best time for me to try and get pregnant?

Maybe: Only you and your partner can determine when is the best time to concieve. Ideally, you should be up to date on your health screening (pap smear, immunizations), you should be taking a prenatal vitamin and i recommend preconceptional counseling visit with your ob/gyn prior to conception. ...Read more

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