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How do I know if i missed my period?

How do I know if i missed my period?

MIssed Periods: This question appears self evident: if you did not get your period when you expected it you have missed your period. This situation means you need to find out why your period did not start on time. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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How do I know if my first period coming?

How do I know if my first period coming?

Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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How do I know when Im ovulating? I have a irregular period.

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

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How do I know if I got pregnant on my conception day?

How do I know if I got pregnant on my conception day?

If you miss: your period - take a pregnancy test. An early response test can be taken a few days prior to anticipated period. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I know i ovulated this month?

How do I know i ovulated this month?

OPK or progesterone: If you are in the first 2 weeks of your cycle, you can use ovulation predictor kit that's sold in stores. If you think you have already ovulated, you can check a blood Progesterone level which is elevated after ovulation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have my period?

How do I know if I have my period?

Vaginal bleeding: You know you are on your period when you have vaginal bleeding the same time every month. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How do I know how many days I am pregnant?

How do I know how many days I am pregnant?

Last menstruation: Once you confirmed you are pregnant, you go back to the date of 1st day of last menstruation and you start counting. This is how it is usually calculated. You probably became pregnant 1 to 2 weeks after that date. ...Read more

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Don't know my LMP how can I know when i got pregnant?

Don't know my LMP how can I know when i got pregnant?

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

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How do I know when I am pregnant?

How do I know when I am pregnant?

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

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If I ovulated late,, how do I know when I conceived??

If I ovulated late,, how do I know when I conceived??

Late ovulation: If you have long menstrual cycles and ovulated late in the cycle, the pregnancy isn't dated by your last menstrual period but by early ultrasound instead. ...Read more

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How do I know when i ovulate?

How do I know when i ovulate?

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

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How do I know when I am ovulating?

How do I know when I am ovulating?

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

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How do I know if I just ovulated early?

How do I know if I just ovulated early?

Short cycles: Most (but not necessarily all) women who ovulate early have shorter menstrual cycles. For example - the average cycle is 28 days. If a woman ovulates early, she may instead get her period about 21-24 days apart instead. ...Read more

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How do I kno when I am ovulating?

How do I kno when I am ovulating?

Ovulation: Hi, first you have to know how long is your cycle, usually women ovulate 10-16 days before their next period, also you can track your temperature although not accurate or buy the ovulation kit. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am spotting?

How do I know if I am spotting?

You will see blood: If you begin spotting you will see blood on your panties. Depending on what trimester you are in, spotting can mean many different things. Contact your provider for evaluation if spotting occurs. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more