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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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I had unprotected sex 35 days ago would I know if im pregnant by now? . I have irregular periods. Took a pregnancy test but was negative

I had unprotected sex 35 days ago would I know if im pregnant by now? . I have irregular periods. Took a pregnancy test but was negative

Repeat in 3-5 days: Home pregnancy tests are easy to do, fast, and highly accurate, but not 100%. Maybe it is a bit early at this time. I would suggest repeating in 3-5 days to make sure. If you are pregnant, there is a very good chance that the hpt will show postive after 5-7 days of missing your regular period. You are 5 days late, but this may just be just because of your irregular cycle. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant with irregular periods?

Yes: When your periods are irregular, you may not be ovulating. A specialist can figure that out and identify any potential cause. Most of the time it is pretty easy to get you to ovulate and pregnancy rates are very high in most women. ...Read more

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Odds of being pregnant with irregular periods?

Odds of being pregnant with irregular periods?

Still possible: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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Tell me how can I get pregnant with irregular periods?

Tell me how can I get pregnant with irregular periods?

Possible: It depends on how irregular your periods are. As long as you ovulate, there is a chance you can get pregnant unless your tubes are blocked. If your periods are very irregular, you can go on a medication to regulate your cycles that will improve your chances. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant with irregular periods?

Harder, but possible: Irregular periods indicate sporadic (if at all) ovulation, so it is much much harder to conceive (if possible at all) with irregular menses. If you are 48 years old, then your chances of conceiving spontaneously are very low also due to the likelihood of having diminished ovarian reserve, and 'poor' quality eggs to be ovulated. Age related decline. ...Read more

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How do I become pregnant with irregular periods haven't had mine in 2 months! Please help?

Even with irregular: Periods, it's possible to still get pregnant. But if you are not having your period at all, consider seeing your doctor. This will allow you to figure out what may be causing your lack of periods and make sure there isn't a readily correctable contributor to infertility. Remember you need to make sure you have a healthy weight, minimize stress, eat well, and sleep well. ...Read more

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What can I do to get pregnant with irregular periods, due to hormonal imbalance??

Ovulation signs: The challenge with irregular periods is that it is more difficult to predict ovulation. If you are extremely irregular you may need to consult a specialist about medication to help. Otherwise, an "egg white" vaginal discharge appears and sexual desire tends to increase preceding ovulation. Some women get a pain to one side & your "basal body temperature" may drop slightly just prior to ovulation ...Read more

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How to get pregnant with irregular periods without clomid (clomiphene)?

How to get pregnant with irregular periods without clomid (clomiphene)?

Why are u irregular?: If your periods are irregular we need to find out why before recommending treatment - it could be one or more of: low egg supply (diminished ovarian reserve), pcos, thyroid or prolactin hormone problems, or low hormone levels. There are many treatments other than Clomid (clomiphene) depending on the cause of your irregular cycles. If you're 46 low egg supply is very likely an issue. See a rei specialist 4 help. ...Read more

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If I had sex on the 13, 14, 15 and had my period on the 10th and now im having cr as mps does this mean I can get pregnant with irregular periods?

If I had sex on the 13, 14, 15 and had my period on the 10th and now im having cr as mps does this mean I can get pregnant with irregular periods?

Uncertain: The ability to get pregnant with irregular cycles is often decreased because you release eggs less often (or not at all). The chance of pregnancy with a last period starting on the 10th and sex on 13-15 is pretty small. Having cramps now probably has nothing to do with pregnancy or the sex. Get a preganncy test and follow your periods to see how irreg. They are. Then see a doc for preg help. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant with irregular periods, thyroid problem, and irregular hormones? I take medication for my thyroid and I've been loosing weight.

How can I get pregnant with irregular periods, thyroid problem, and irregular hormones? I take medication for my thyroid and I've been loosing weight.

Multiple: Correcting the thyroid may help make the cycles more regular. This also may help promote ovulation which is critical to getting pregnant. If correcting the thyroid doesn't straighten out the cycles you may need an additional medication like clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant and I'm having irregular periods now I have been on period for more than 10 days, please help?

I want to get pregnant and I'm having irregular periods now I have been on period for more than 10 days, please help?

Long cycle & preg: Sounds like you need to see your GYN. Knowing what may be causing the bleeding (hormones, prob w your uterus like poly or fibroid) can help you to conceive & possibly to keep the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 29 and I am eager to get pregnant what are my chances? I have prior history of irregular periods. Can that risk y chances? Please help!

Chances are good: At age 29, your chances for getting pregnant are good. If you have irregular periods, this can make it more difficult since you may ovulate less frequently. This will mean fewer opportunities to get pregnant. If you're not successful getting pregnant in about 6-12 months, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had irregular periods but have only been 2 month's sometimes and now I'm 68 days late from day one or 8 days late, could I be pregnant?

I have had irregular periods but have only been 2 month's sometimes and now I'm 68 days late from day one or 8 days late, could I be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I'm on cd 39. Cds usually 21. What are my chances of still being pregnant after negative tests. I do have irregular periods but never this long.

Low: If you are trying to get pregnant ; I wish you good luck. With irregular period, it is hard to determine your predictable Ovulation time. Therefore you should work with your OB/GYN. If you are not trying to get pregnant, then again irregular period should be evaluated by Gyn. ...Read more

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I have had irregular periods for years. Found out I was pregnant at 15w4d. they said I'm due sept 10th 2014. How did they come about this and is it a?

I have had irregular periods for years. Found out I was pregnant at 15w4d. they said I'm due sept 10th 2014. How did they come about this and is it a?

EDD: Congratulations on your pregnancy! Most of the time the EDD is not accurate. The fetal age can also be checked by ultrasound. Now focus on your health and never forget to take prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and want to get pregnant but I have irregular periods how can I tell when my ovulation days are?

I'm 18 and want to get pregnant but I have irregular periods how can I tell when my ovulation days are?

Count backwards: Ovulation occurs 14 days before menses. You will need to count backward to establish your cycle, then look at the calendar and count forward for the next cysle.... ...Read more

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I have irregular periods and I think I'm pregnant its been 2 weeks I took test it read negative was it too soon?

I have irregular periods and I think I'm pregnant its been 2 weeks I took test it read negative was it too soon?

Possibly: Usually about 2 weeks or so after unprotected sex would be the time to check. However, different brand pregnancy tests have different levels they consider positive. It sounds like you need to see a gyn doc for evaluation of your periods to see what the issue is. Make an appointment ...Read more

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I'm having irregular periods and after two yrs still no luck getting pregnant is there anything I can do to increase my chances?

I'm having irregular periods and after two yrs still no luck getting pregnant is there anything I can do to increase my chances?

Many things: Start by looking up pcos and see metformin. You may need to lose weight, that can help, and at 1500 mg (use xl version, easier on stomach) about 30% of women will ovulate spontaneously. Women with pcos are at 2x the risk of depression (sadness, low energy, insomnia guilt,) and buproprion with metformin can be even more helpful for wt loss. That's just the beginning, try dec.Sugar in liquid 1 step. ...Read more

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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.

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

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I have irregular periods (every other mo or even few mo's) but I've been regular for the past 2 mo, and now I'm 10 days late. Could I be pregnant?

I have irregular periods (every other mo or even few mo's) but I've been regular for the past 2 mo, and now I'm 10 days late. Could I be pregnant?

Please Test: It is time to do a pregnancy test if you have been sexual. There is no way to give you any valid guess. Home pregnancy tests are available every where in the community you live in. ...Read more

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Irregular periods. Can I get pregnant.?

Still possible: Irregular periods are caused when your body's signals for ovulation and menstruation get confused by hormonal imbalances that can be related to your thyroid (TSH), pituitary (LH/FSH/prolactin), ovaries (estrogen/progesterone). Many external factors can affect the hormones: malnutrition, stress, obesity, for example. Hormonal contraception can help to regulate your periods, which is healthier. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

May need med: The more irregular the periods are the more likely there is no ovulation. Ovulation medications can help. See a doctor to determine why no ovulation. ...Read more

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Could I get pregnant even with irregular periods?

Could I get pregnant even with irregular periods?

Absolutely: Any woman who is having any menstrual cycles is always at risk of getting pregnant. Do not rely upon having irregular menses as a form of birth control. Irregular menses may also make it less likely that if you become pregnant you will know you are pregnant early, putting a possible pregnancy at risk because you will not know that you need to care for your unborn child. ...Read more

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Can irregular periods make it hard to get pregnant?

Fertility: Unfortunately that answer will not come from the internet. There are chemical, hormonal and mechanical causes of this problem. First the cause of the 'irregularity' must be determined to give you any valid medical advice. ...Read more

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Is it hard to get pregnant if she has irregular periods?

Is it hard to get pregnant if she has irregular periods?

Possible: To get pregnant you have to ovulate. With irregluar period you'll have irregular ovulation. All you need is one timing ovulation with intersourse. If no pregnancy after a year of trying then see gyn/fertility doctor; and your partner needs to see doctor as well. ...Read more

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Is it hard to get pregnant if she has irregular periods?

Is it hard to get pregnant if she has irregular periods?

Yes: Irregular periods indicate a problem with ovulation. These women may have difficulty getting pregnant without the help of their physician. Usually a low dose medication is needed to help with ovulation. ...Read more

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