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How Do I Know If Im Pregnant With Irregular Periods
LH surge kit: You can monitor your basal body temperature with a special thermometer and you can check your cervical mucus. Or you can invest in a fertility monitor, or buy lh test strips, and check your urine every day to see when your surge occurs. The lh surge predicts ovulation a day or so in advance. If your periods are very irregular, you may want to see a gyn for help. ...Read more
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
Irregular bleeding: Progestins can be used to help with irregular bleeding. If your bleeding is due to failure to ovulate, progestins can be used to control bleeding. It is normal to have heavier bleeding initially with progestins. However, over time bleeding should become more regular. ...Read more
How to know if i am having irregular periods? Even if I have irregular periods does that mean I am not ovulating?
Keep a calendar: The frequency of periods varies among women but should be fairly regular and predictable. Their can be some difference in time between your periods and this still be normal. When their are big differences in your cycle you are less likely to be ovulating regularly. This does not mean that you don't ovulate at all and you could still get pregnant. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Keep a journal: To determine weather your periods are regular, you need to keep a journal of when you have your period ( start to finish of bleeding and time in between episodes) and do this for several (4)months. If your periods are regular, then they should occur for about the same number of days and about the same number of days in between. It is not uncommon for one or two periods per year to be out of sync ...Read more
Ovulation: You can get a basal body temp. Thermometer at the drug store and follow the directions. When you ovulate your temp. Will rise and this means you have ovulated. ...Read more
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
I have irregular periods and I'm trying to get pregnant, how do I make my periods regular? What do I need to do? 28-52 day cycles.
Ovulation induction: There are several reasons for cycles as you describe. One common on is PCO'S, if you have this there are medicines that can help both with your cycles and ability to get pregnant but may help other symptoms such as acne excess hair growth. Also good to have a provider see if you need your thyroid checked or other labs. ...Read more
Testing: Though there are several ovulation test kits on the market, they are quite expensive and will not be able to predict when you ovulate. See your ob-gyn healthcare provider as there are prescription drugs available to induce ovulation predictably (like clomid). Irregular bleeding does not necessarily mean you are not ovulating at all, but does make it more difficult to predict when you are. ...Read more
Seek Gynecological: evaluation for assessment and treatment. Take care. ...Read more
Difficult: It depends on how irregular you are. If you periods comes 2-3 times per year you may never be ovulating. If it comes between 30-45 days, ovulation kits can help. Taking your morning temperature can help but usually is a pain in the neck and does not show too much. Certainly an ultrasound and bloodwork an also help figure out when you are producing an egg and ovulating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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