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How Do I Know I Missed My Period
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
You could test: a couple of weeks after intercourse.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can be hard to tell: When you have irregular periods, it becomes more difficult to pinpoint when you ovulate. There are ovulation predictor kits (OPK) that you can buy over the counter. They detect LH surges (urine test). These are often frustrating to use for women with irregular menses. More accurate way is to have your doctor follow you with transvaginal sonograms and blood work (progesterone levels). ...Read more
Early ultrasound: A early ultrasound examination should give you a approximate idea. But even this examination is only going to probably give you a1 to 2 week window. ...Read more
Home pregnancy test: The first symptom of pregnancy is missing your period. A home pregnancy test can reliably tell you whether you are pregnant or not. The very accurate, home pregnancy tests can be found at any drug store (there are multiple brands). The home test will look for signs of beta-human Chorionic Gonadotropin (b-hcg) in your urine. B-hcg is secreted by a fertilized egg and eventually by the placenta. ...Read more
Midcycle: For women with regular cycles you take your average cycle length ( ie say your average cycles occurs every 30 days) then subtract 14. So for this example you would be ovulating on average around day 16. The other way is to do ovulation predictor kits. Most women find this helpful in predicting ovulation. ...Read more
Ovulation: Predicting ovulation is at times difficult. There are ovulation kits you can get to predict. Regular cycles are a sign of ovulation but not absolute. Also there are changes in mucus. The glow app is a good tool to help get or prevent pregnancy. For more information I suggest seeing your Gyn. ...Read more
Sorry I just fixed my question, I had sex 5 days before my period suppose to start and I got pregnant, how do I calculate how long pregnant I am ?
Conception = 2 weeks: If you know the day, and there is no other possible day you could have become pregnant, use the day you had intercourse for the date of conception. It may be off by 24 hours or so but its a good estimate. By convention, conception occurs at 2 weeks of pregnancy. Its confusing but the convention is to use the first day of last period which is usually 2 weeks prior to conception. Best wishes! ...Read more
You don't: The chemicals that trigger any pregnancy symptoms and a positive pregnancy test are generated by the conception mass after it attaches to the womb. This takes time. The chemicals are usually present in enough quantity to turn a urine pregnancy test positive about two weeks after conception. An early morning urine is often more concentrated and more sensitive. ...Read more
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