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How long after a missed period is a first response at home pregnancy test reliable?

How long after a missed period is a first response at home pregnancy test reliable?

Back to high school: If you were sexual during ovulation and got pregnant then testing starting the morning after the first day of a missed period should be valid. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Probably a new preg: But, rarely, there is a hormone-producing tumor left from the pregnancy. See your ob/gyn; you may need a 24 hour hormone assay to dfferentiate it from a a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is subcbrionic bleeding in early pregnancy anotber term for spotting?

Is subcbrionic bleeding in early pregnancy anotber term for spotting?

No exactly: Subchorionic bleeding is bleeding within the folds of the chorion (the outer fetal membrane, next to the placenta) or within the layers of the placenta itself. This bleeding can cause the placenta to separate from the uterine wall if it forms a big clot under the placenta. Frequently, though, it causes spotting for a few weeks and then goes away. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is ciprotab good for first trimester of pregnancy?

Is ciprotab good for first trimester of pregnancy?

Ciprofloxacin is: Fda pregnancy category c.This needs to be discussed w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Pineapple for first trimester of pregnancy?

Pineapple for first trimester of pregnancy?

Food ; pregnancy: There is no restriction with pineapple and pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the first pregnancy symptoms before missed period?

What are the first pregnancy symptoms before missed period?

Late period: Late or missed period is the first, and the only completely reliable indicator. All symptoms before that time are just guessing; however, a pregnancy test is reliable 2 days or so before a missed period. ...Read more

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Is a missed period the first sign of pregnancy?

Is a missed period the first sign of pregnancy?

Often times: U may feel differnet or have tender or sore breasts or appetite changes first your obgyn can do a blood preg test. ...Read more

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What are the first pregnancy symptoms after missed period?

Pregnancy sxs: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period. ...Read more

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Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Should be avoided: Even though there are no studies to suggest it causes any birth defects or pregnancy complications but it is suggested that its use be avoided during first trimester. ...Read more

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Can i know the early pregnancy symptoms before a missed pregnancy?

Can i know the early pregnancy symptoms before a missed pregnancy?

Most often none: breast tenderness may occur. Usually none but could have breast swelling & tenderness, food aversions, nausea. Other sx's that occur in pregnancy include: darkened areolas, thin, white & milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings,^ gas, ...Read more

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What's best meal plan for pregnancy in first trimester?

What's best meal plan for pregnancy in first trimester?

Balanced diet: A balanced diet involves several servings of fruits and vegetables, with declining servings of breads and cereals(whole grains), and meat in that order. the acog.org website has some information for diets for pregnant moms. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting a false negative using a home pregnancy test 4 weeks after possible conception?

What are the chances of getting a false negative using a home pregnancy test 4 weeks after possible conception?

Pregnancy Testing: Four weeks after conception testing should be valid. Pregnancy tests are thought to be valid from fourteen days post conception on. ...Read more

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How accurate is a first response pregnancy test after 6 weeks of having sex?

FIRST RESPONSE Early: Result pregnancy test can detect HCG up to 6 days before a missed period. Did you have any periods during the 6 weeks of having sex? ...Read more

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What is late pregnancy termination?

Late term abortion: A late-term abortion often refers to an induced abortion procedure that occurs after the 20th week of gestation. The exact point when a pregnancy becomes late-term, however, is not clearly defined. Some sources define an abortion after 16 weeks as "late". ...Read more

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Can I take a home pregnancy test during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Can I take a home pregnancy test during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests are usually reliable after you miss one period (when you would be 4-5 weeks pregnant). They aren't perfect however. If you think you are pregnant, you should talk to your doctor about a blood test to confirm (or deny!). ...Read more

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First stage of pregnancy is which weeks?

First stage of pregnancy is which weeks?

The first 13 weeks: The first 13 weeks of pregnancy is considered the first trimester. During this time, you may experience your first missed period, nausea or "morning sickness, " and increased fatigue. ...Read more