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How can I get pregnant with a boy?

How can I get pregnant with a boy?

Conceive a son: The alternative method to conceive a son is to go through the process of ivf combined with pgd so that you have only 1 or 2 male embryos transferred. The process is 99% successful if you conceive, and the process is expensive. Our success rate is close to the success rate of conceiving a son after sperm separation and insemination. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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How can I get pregnant with a baby boy?

How can I get pregnant with a baby boy?

Nothing specific: It is the swimmer (sperm) who gets there first that determines the sex of the baby. There is no special position, tea, day of the month or whatever else you heard that makes any difference. There are a lot of myths out there about gender selection & all work half the time. If you are not pregnant after a year of trying, consult with the OB or a fertility center. ...Read more

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On my fertility days can I get pregnant?

On my fertility days can I get pregnant?

Yes: You can get pregnant if you have sex on your fertile days of your cycle. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after your fertility days?

Can you get pregnant after your fertility days?

That is possible: As long as there is a viable egg and a viable sperm - it can happen. The day prior to, of and after ovulation are good times to aim for but you can also become pregnant if you have sex on the days prior to & after ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant on low fertility days?

Is it possible to get pregnant on low fertility days?

Yes: It really depends on what you mean by "low fertility days." But unprotected intercourse can lead to pregnancy. Using calendar or "rhythm" method is notoriously fraught with failure. ...Read more

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How could you naturally get pregnant after fertility?

How could you naturally get pregnant after fertility?

Yes (I think): Question isn't clear. But, yes you can get pregnant soon after you give birth, so don't rely on breast feeding for a contraceptive for too long! ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant fast what can I do to increase fertility?

I want to get pregnant fast what can I do to increase fertility?

See a REI specialist: If you're 49 you will need help getting pregnant. At any age, seeing a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei) can often help you to conceive faster. We check you for ovulation issues like pcos, other hormonal problems, low egg supply, blocked tubes, problems inside your uterus or sperm problems for your partner. If you smoke, quit, and aim for a healthy weight. ...Read more

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Could I get pregnant for missing one pill on a high fertility day?

Could I get pregnant for missing one pill on a high fertility day?

Possible...: A woman can get pregnant if her body somehow managed to ovulate because she missed a pill, but it is not very likely. One cannot tell for sure! So, a urine pregnancy can be done after the next period, or 2-3 weeks after having sex. At those times, the test is quite accurate (if done correctly and read correctly). ...Read more

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What fertility medication can I take 2 help me get pregnant faster?

What fertility medication can I take 2 help me get pregnant faster?

Depends: The key is whether you have been trying with no success and for what reason. If you are not ovulating (irregular periods) a medication called Clomid may help. There is no general medicine that helps you get pregnant, each medicine used is designed to treat a particular problem ...Read more

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How long do you usually have to take fertility pills to get pregnant?

How long do you usually have to take fertility pills to get pregnant?

Depends on age: A young woman will often conceive within 3-4 months of starting fertility pills. In older age groups it can take quite a bit longer. ...Read more

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Would fertility pills help me get pregnant faster an what is the best one to use?

Would fertility pills help me get pregnant faster an what is the best one to use?

Specialist: There are several medicines available. First a specialist needs to determine what the problem is. Once that is determined a treatment plan can be created. One can not just take fertility drugs without first know ing the underlying problem ...Read more

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Is there anything I can be prescribed to increase fertility/help me get pregnant???

Is there anything I can be prescribed to increase fertility/help me get pregnant???

Depends on cause: There are several causes of female infertility. The treatments are entirely different for each type. Or maybe it's your partner, not you. The usual advice is to get care only after a full year of unprotected sex with intent to conceive without success. If it's been that long, see your doctor -- may need referral to a specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can my husband and I improve our fertility? We've been trying to get pregnant for 6 months.

How can my husband and I improve our fertility? We've been trying to get pregnant for 6 months.

Check with OB: Most adults have had chickenpox as children & if you did you and your baby are at no risk. If you didn't, your OB can guide you. There are some issues that arise if you have it mid pregnancy, but the worst outcome for baby occurs if they erupt with it around birth or that first week. Medication is available for those rare episodes & can be life saving. ...Read more

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Took over a year to get pregnant. Approx try time to get pregnant w/ a second baby? Fertility higher after first baby?

Took over a year to get pregnant. Approx try time to get pregnant w/ a second baby? Fertility higher after first baby?

No: If it took that long, and you are young, you should see a fertility specialist. Fertility will not usually be higher after having a baby. If you are under 35 and taking over 6 months, see a specialist. ...Read more

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Hi! What is the fastest someone can get pregnant with Fertility meds? Would be awesome, if happened in 1-2 months. ;) thanks.

Hi! What is the fastest someone can get pregnant with Fertility meds? Would be awesome, if happened in 1-2 months. ;) thanks.

2weeks: Most "fertility meds" are used to aid ovulation (the release of an egg). If medications are started and ovulation occurs you could be pregnant in about two weeks (although it might take a little longer to be able to confirm pregnancy). Sometimes people don't ovulate on their first dose of medications like clomid (clomiphene) and sometimes it takes several ovulatory cycle tries for couples to conceive ...Read more

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Can size and weight determine fertility? I'm 4'11 & 94 lbs and have been trying to get pregnant for a while but can't seem to :/

Can size and weight determine fertility? I'm 4'11 & 94 lbs and have been trying to get pregnant for a while but can't seem to :/

Thin is okay: Your BMI is 19.0 which is definitely on the thin side but that alone should not prevent you from conceiving. Some women who exercise frequently (especially long distance running) will stop ovulating. In those cases, reduction in exercise is advised. Conversely, women who gain weight and become obese (BMI > 30) can also stop ovulating. If your cycles are regular, then your small size is okay. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm 38 yrs old and I want to get pregnant soon can I take fertility dugs? What kinds of fertility drugs I should take? Please help

Hi, I'm 38 yrs old and I want to get pregnant soon can I take fertility dugs? What kinds of fertility drugs I should take? Please help

Yes: There are many options, but first you would need an evaluation. It is important to understand the whole process and what may benefit you. Fertility drugs do good things but also have risks such as multiple pregnancy so it is not just about being treated, but having and understanding the plan to help you. ...Read more

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