Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Can A Woman Tell If She Is Pregnant

Share
Dr. Lonnie Smith
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
How can a woman know if she is fertile or when she ovulates?

How can a woman know if she is fertile or when she ovulates?

Body temp!: Ultrasound can demonstrate ovulation occurring, and temperature changes in a women can also tell you when ovulation occurs. Many women will have a brief sharp pain during ovulation called mittelschmerz, a german word for ovarian pain during ovulation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Can you tell me if a woman has sex during her period, why it is possible for her to get pregnant?

Can you tell me if a woman has sex during her period, why it is possible for her to get pregnant?

It isn't: Pregnancy during a menstrual cycle does not occur. What does happen though is women that have irregular periods, or have midcycle or ovulation bleeding may confuse that bleeding with menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

4

4
How can a women tell if she is pregnant without having to take any tests?

How can a women tell if she is pregnant without having to take any tests?

No accurate way.: Ancient greeks tied a loose string around young women's necks; when they missed their period and the string started choking them they knew they were pregnant (early pregnancy causes a physiologic goiter or enlargement of the thyroid gland)! don't ask me how they knew - it is ingenuous for an iodopenic country (diet low in iodine up in the mountains). Home pregnancy tests: much more reliable today! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How can a girl know when she is ovulating?

How can  a girl know when she is ovulating?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

6

6
How early can a man tell if he impregnated a woman?

How early can a man tell if he impregnated a woman?

Most women test: When they have missed a period or thereafter but an early pregnancy test can be done a little bit earlier. ...Read more

8

8
Can you tell if a woman is a virgin?

Can you tell if a woman is a virgin?

You could ask: For many societies, the presence of a hymen with a small opening for menstrual blood is the marker for virginity. Bloody drainage with first sex is used as proof. However, some are born without a hymen or one with a thin shelf,neither of which will bleed after sex. In some areas of the world, a surgical procedure rebuilds them. It also does not consider other forms of sex. ...Read more

9

9
How to know when a woman is fertile?

How to know when a woman is fertile?

Around mid-cycle: For example, if a woman has very regular 28-day cycles, Day 1 would be her first day of period bleeding, Day 14 would be her estimated ovulation date (so have sex once or twice a day from Day 10 through Day 16 if trying to get pregnant). Her next period will be due 28 days after her last period started. She can just grab a calendar and count the days. ...Read more

10

10
How can a woman know when she is no longer fertile?

How can a woman know when she is no longer fertile?

Trends: On average women stop being able to conceive about 10 years before their menopause. Estimates are that only 50% of women age 40 can conceive any longer. Blood testing can be done to estimate fertility potential, but it's not usually conclusive. Talk with an obg or your primary if you want to pursue this. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
How can you tell if a women is infertile?

How can you tell if a women is infertile?

No pregnancy: In a year of unprotected sex defines infertility. Irregular or skipped periods is the most common problem. ...Read more

12

12
How can a guy tell if he gets someone pregnant?

How can a guy tell if he gets someone pregnant?

Paternity test: A paternity test to confirm the genetics of the child is the only way to clearly tell. ...Read more

14

14
Immediatly after making love with a woman how can I tell she is pregnant?

Immediatly after making love with a woman how can I tell she is pregnant?

No: Conception can occur with a couple hours of having sex, but there would be no noticeable changes in the body for at least several days. ...Read more

16

16
Is there a way a woman can tell she is pregnant without taking a pregnancy test?

Is there a way a woman can tell she is pregnant without taking a pregnancy test?

That is the gold sta: Standard, you may have certain symptoms , but none are guranteed, once you are 5 weeks should be able to see a sac in the uterus if u have a normal preg, and at 6 1/2 weeks should be able to see a fetus with a htbeat in the uterus if a normal preg , do a urine preg test- they are not expensive. ...Read more

18

18
How can a doctor tell when a woman is having a miscarriage?

How can a doctor tell when a woman is having a miscarriage?

Varies: When a women who is pregnant has cramping and bleeding, the suspicion is that she may be miscarrying. If an ultrasound shows a non-viable pregnancy, then it becomes almost certain. If there is a viable pregnancy, even with cramping and bleeding - only time will tell if a miscarriage will occur. ...Read more

20

20
What would happen if a girl does not know she is pregnant and she has a cervical biopsy?

What would happen if a girl does not know she is pregnant and she has a cervical biopsy?

Nothing : A biopsy of the cervix in pregnancy can be done without affecting the pregnancy. There may have been more spotting from the biopsy site but this should not affect a normally implanted pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more