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Dr. Gerard Honore
1,118 doctors shared insights

Getting Pregnant (Overview)

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


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Does working out hard while trying to get pregnant make getting pregnant more difficult?

Does working out hard while trying to get pregnant make getting pregnant more difficult?

Pregnancy: Hi, if you still get ur period then nothing to worry about, sometimes heavy exercise can cause the period to stop but if that's not the case for you then no worries ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
1,118 doctors shared insights

Getting Pregnant (Overview)

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


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What approaches work best to get wife pregnant or increase the chance of getting pregnant?

What approaches work best to get wife pregnant or increase the chance of getting pregnant?

Healthy lifestyle: You and she might consider a healthy lifestyle that includes fruits, veggies, lean meat, exercise and Folic Acid for her. Both might benefit from dha supplementation. Then there are ovulation kits that you can purchase at the drugstore so you know when she will ovulate. Then you want sperm on board when she ovulates. It can take 12 months or longer for conception in normal adults. ...Read more

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Getting Pregnant with IVF (Tip)

Getting Pregnant with IVF

Ask about treatment success rates and costs to decide on ivf after testing esp. Ovarian reserve. ...See more

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Getting Pregnant with IVF (Checklist)

Get moderate exercise
30 Min, Daily for 3 months
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I have Been trying to get pregnant for a year and a half but don't seem to be getting pregnant why ?

Pregnancy: It is impossible to tell you why you're not getting pregnant I suggest you see a pregnancy specialist to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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I have tried getting pregnant since i was 18 and alway negative results. Does this mean i can't get pregnant?

I have tried getting pregnant since i was 18 and alway negative results. Does this mean i can't get pregnant?

Maybe not naturally.: If you have had six years of primary infertility, you need to seek care with a reputable in vitro fertilization lab in your area. You may have blocked tubes from prior pid/salpingitis, uterine anomaly or trying the wrong way/time. In any case a visit with a specialist in infertility should help answer your questions and get you pregnant (naturally, or with assistance). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily. ...Read more

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Having a Healthy First Trimester (Tip)

Having a Healthy First Trimester

It's a myth that: all pregnant women crave pickles and ice cream. ...See more

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Getting Piercings (Checklist)

Find a licensed piercer
once
Use only stainless steel or 14k gold for your first piercing
once
If the piercing gets infected, clean it with alcohol until healed
daily
Check piercing for redness, pain, swelling, or pus
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This is my third month trying to get pregnant, last 2 months it didn't work. How to i not obsess over getting pregnant?

.: Usually may take upto 2 years for you to become pregnant. After 2 years of trying regularly is when you need to worry. Make sure you try at your fertile period. Use ovulation detectors and have intercourse on the day after ovulation. ...Read more

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I'm trying to get pregnant and I've been trying for a year now and nothing What could I do to help getting pregnant or is there something wrong?

Access to a doc?: 85-90% of totally normal couples conceive with unprotected sex in 1 year, whether they are trying or not, so "infertility" is defined in medicine by failing to conceive in 1 year. By this reasoning you (or your partner) are highly likely to have a problem slowing you down. I don't know how access to fertility care is in Canada but highly recommend seeing a doctor to start problem solving. GL! ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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