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Doctor insights on: Getting Pregnant After Malnutrition

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How likely are chances of getting pregnant after pregnancy?

How likely are chances of getting pregnant after pregnancy?

Depends: If you just delivered and are breastfeeding your chances are low. As you wean from breastfeeding the chances improve. If you don't breastfeed you might achieve another pregnancy when your cycles get regular again. Not sure if you want to be pregnant or not by your question. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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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Chances of getting preg, if 21/28 days after menses?

Chances of getting preg, if 21/28 days after menses?

Probably low: If you're 21-28 days after a menses, the next menses is probably coming up. But this all depends on how long your cycle is. Use protection. ...Read more

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Chances of getting pregnant after a myomectomy?

Chances of getting pregnant after a myomectomy?

Could be good: But depends on how the tubes and uterine cavity look following surgery, whether there are any adhesions following surgery, and whether you had any fertility problems before surgery. ...Read more

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Is there any chance of getting pregnant after getting periods having intercourse before periods?

Is there any chance of getting pregnant after getting periods having intercourse before periods?

Not really : If you have intercourse during or just before or just after your period, you are unlikely to get pregnant. If you mean 11-14 days before period, then yes you can get pregnant then. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant 11 years after having a tubal ligation; done 3 months after giving birth.

What are the chances of getting pregnant 11 years after having a tubal ligation; done 3 months after giving birth.

While quite low: Pregnancy is not impossible after tubal ligation. Depending on how the procedure was performed, "fail rates" while low, are non-zero. So, if you believe you're pregnant, take a hpt AND see your OB ASAP so that if you are pregnant you can start proper care or have all possible decisions open to you. Best of luck!! ...Read more

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Would taking pre natal vitamins increase my chance of getting pregnant after ovulation?

No: Taking prenatal vitamins won't increase your chance of becoming pregnant, but it will help to prepare you for a healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i get my period after having sex 2 weeks before my period date. Is there any chance of getting pregnant?

If i get my period after having sex 2 weeks before my period date. Is there any chance of getting pregnant?

No: If a woman has her regular NORMAL menstrual period, she is not pregnant. If she thinks she is pregnant, then doing a urine pregnancy test the week after missing her period, or 3 weeks after having sex, should give an accurate result. The pregnancy test needs to be done correctly and read correctly. ...Read more

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I got pregnant 9 years after having tubes burned and miscarried, are the odds still high of me gettin pregnant again?

I got pregnant 9 years after having tubes burned and miscarried, are the odds still high of me gettin pregnant again?

Yes can happen 1.3 %: Failure of tubal sterilization is well known , as tube get reanalyzes spontaneously then odds are pretty high to get pregnant , also varies with technique , reported incidence per 1000 cases with clip 36.5 , unipolar electric coagulation 7.7 , bipolar 56.5 , taking part of tube out 7.5 ...Read more

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Are chances high of pregnancy before period (week) before ?

Are chances high of pregnancy before period (week) before ?

Low probability: Unlikely but not impossible. During a 28-day (4-week) cycle (from beginning of one to the beginning of next period) the time of greatest fertility ("fertility window") is during the 2nd and 3rd week (days 7-21) after your period. You are much less likely to become pregnant during the 4th week (the week before your period). (image is from wilcox aj et al. Bmj. 2000; 321(7271): 1259–1262). ...Read more

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Is there any risk of getting pregnant, if i sex before after 5-6 days of period?

Is there any risk of getting pregnant, if i sex before after 5-6 days of period?

Yes, it is possible: Depending on when you ovulate, it is possible to get pregnant. Sperm can live for up to 5 days in a woman's body. Some women ovulate earlier than others in their cycle. If you had sex on day 6, and ovulate on day 10 you can see how a pregnancy could result. If you have any doubt about an exposure, take plan b, then talk to your doctor about getting a reliable form of birth control. ...Read more

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Can having low iron stop you from getting pregnant?

Can having low iron stop you from getting pregnant?

If anemic: If your iron levels are low enough to cause anemia (low hemoglobin) then the answer is yes. Taking a prenatal vitamin with folate (folic acid) and iron may be enough to get those levels up. ...Read more

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Possiblity of getting pregnant before you ovulate ?

Possiblity of getting pregnant before you ovulate ?

Ovulation: That is when one gets pregnant. Sperm left in the vagina during the five days leading up to the release of the egg are the sperm most likely to cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you concieve before starting your period in few days having intercourse ???? If my period starts 5 days is there chance getting pregnant

Can you concieve before starting your period in few days having intercourse ????
If my period starts 5 days is there chance getting pregnant

Yes: Trying birth control with the rhythm method is hazardous because of the variables of the biologic cycle. If you have your period that means that you are not pregnant. If you are heathy, then you can always get pregnant. Even using birth control or even having a tubal ligation, I have seen pregnancies. ...Read more

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Chances of getting pregnant 4 days after periods?

Very unlikely: Not very likely. But do a pregnancy test at time of next menstrual cycle. It also depends on how long your menstrual cycles are. For example if your menstrual flow is 7 days and you had intercourse 4 days later then you are close to the ideal time for conception. Ideal time for pregnancy is approximately 14 days after the first day of your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more


Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Poor Nutrition (Definition)

Poor nutrition or malnutrition occurs when the body has insufficient intake, too much intake that is not healthy or when the diet is poorly balanced . Malnutrition can be the result of poor ...Read more