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How do you know when your pregnant?

How do you know when your pregnant?

Signs of Pregnancy: Lack of menstrual period, breasts tenderness( 1-2 weeks) implantation vaginal spotting ( 6-12 days), increase urinary frequency, fatigue, tiredness, nausea or morning sickness (2-8 weeks), backache, headache, darkening of the areoles ( nipples), food cravings or aversions to food, eventually bluish discoloration of vulva and vagina, increased size of uterus with increased weight. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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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 do you know when your baby is hungry while pregnant?

How do you know when your baby is hungry while pregnant?

You don't: A fetus is constantly receiving nutrition from it's mother via the placenta and through the umbilical cord. A fetus can and does swallow (amniotic fluid) while inside - but it does not eat and it receives its sustinence only through the placenta. ...Read more

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How do you know when your baby is teething?

How do you know when your baby is teething?

Teething symptoms: The first tooth usually breaks through when a baby is 6 months old; some babies are born with teeth, some do not get any teeth until they are 12 months, and that is totally normal. Some babies have no symptoms when teething, and others may be fussy, have a sleeping disturbance or put their fingers in their mouths or bite on objects for a few days to a week before the tooth breaks through. ...Read more

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How do you know when your having twins?

How do you know when your having twins?

Pretty early: You can sometimes know you're having twins early based on your serum HCG levels (they are higher with twins) as early as 4 weeks after your period. Overall, though, you should be able to determine you're having twins on ultrasound as early as 5 - 6 weeks after your last period! so exciting! ...Read more

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How do you know when your ovulating?

How do you know when your ovulating?

Most often not: Most women are not aware of any ovulation. One common sign can be a clear, thin, sticky vaginal (actually cervical) discharge 2 weeks before menses. A basal body temperarture chart can be used to tell if ovulation may have occured. There are urine tests you can purchase to predict impending ovulation. Some women feel a twinge of pain on one side. This is called mittelschmerz (middle pain). ...Read more

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How do you know when your ovulating?

How do you know when your 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

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How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

Predictors: Hello. You can download a ovulation predictor chart from the internet or you can buy an ovulation predictor kit at your local drug store. ...Read more

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How do I know when to get pregnant?

How do I know when to get pregnant?

Timing w/ovulation: The proper time to conceive is timing intercourse to when you are ovulating; that is generally around cycle day 14 in a regular, 28 day cycle. Sometimes ovulation kits are helpful. Other factors that come into play are being emotionally and psychologically prepared to embark on the remarkable journey of becoming pregnant and being a parent. ...Read more

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How to know when do you get your period back after delivery?

How to know when do you get your period back after delivery?

Your OB doc should: Have gone over that with you at your post partum visit just like I do with all of my patients in coral springs, fl. If u are breast feeding you will not get a period until you cut way down on your breast feeding, if u are not breast feeding then u should get a period by 8-10 weeks after delivery at the latest, if you do not, then u need a workup by your OB doc. ...Read more

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If im not having periods how do I know when my body is ready to make babies?

If im not having periods how do I know when  my body is ready to make babies?

Amenorrhea Wnts Baby: If you have no periods (amenorrhea), then you are not ovulating and you will have trouble getting pregnant. Eventually you might ovulate but it would be about 2wks before period. The best idea is to see a fertility specialist who can find out why you do not ovulate and then use meds to make it happen. Your problem is treatable but you almost certainly need help to succeed. ...Read more

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How do I know when I can let my baby "cry it out"?

How do I know when I can let my baby "cry it out"?

Have a mommy list: After birth babies learn to express their desire for "change" by crying. They look to their source people to fix things. Make a "mommy list" of all those things you can fix:too hot, too cold, hungry, poopy, wet, laying in spit up, etc. However, if tired or overly tired, you can't fix it. Create a soothing area for them to drift into sleep&help them settle but letting a tired baby cry is ok from day 1. ...Read more

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How to know when do you do a pregnancy test when your cycles are irregular?

How to know when do you do a pregnancy test when your cycles are irregular?

See your doctor: You don't say when in your cycle you are. The first thiong to do is rule out pregnancy with a home pregnancy test. If it's negative, repeat it in a week and make an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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I want to know when to know when your ovulating?

I want to know when to know when your ovulating?

OPK: Hi jada, you can purchase ovulation predictor kits from the store and check for ovulation. You will ovulate 24 hours after the test turns positive. The kit will come with instructions. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do you know when your period ends?

How do you know when your period ends?

Please clarify: When the bleeding ends. But, I am sure you know that. Are you asking something else that you could not express? ...Read more

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How do you know when you've ovulated?

Basal temp rises: If you have been taking your basal body temperature, there is typically a rise of 1/2 degree with Progesterone production, which occurs after ovulation. Also, if you notice lots of good cervical mucus (like egg white), that is a sign that your are nearing ovulation. When it suddenly goes away, that is probably a sign that you are in the second half (progesterone-producing) part of the cycle. ...Read more

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How do you know when you conceived?

How do you know when you conceived?

Menses will stop: If the menstrual periods stop, and the early signs of pregnancy start appearing, then one has conceived. Doing a urine pregnancy test 1 week after missing a period (or 3 weeks after sex), can confirm the conception and pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do you know when your hormones go up in pregnancy?

How do you know when your hormones go up in pregnancy?

What a feeling!: Pregnancy hormones kick in at a point when you start to notice everything from morning sickness to food cravings. Of course there are rapid body changes from a swelling abdomen and breasts to the "facial glow of pregnancy" .Hormones are responsible for it all. ...Read more

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