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I just had sex yesterday and trying to conceive i shouldnt be getting my period until 3/6/12 but i was bleeding today what does this mean could i still get pregnant?

I just had sex yesterday and trying to conceive i shouldnt be getting my period until 3/6/12 but i was bleeding today what does this mean could i still get pregnant?

Becoming : Becoming pregnant is possible at any time during the cycle. Sometimes bleeding represents menstrual flow; but it can also represent "spotting", or atypical bleeding during pregnancy. If you are at all suspicious that you are pregnant please take a pregnancy test. If you have pain, vomiting, increased bleeding, or feel light-headed or faint, then please be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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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 enough is enough when trying to get pregnant?

How do you know when enough is enough when trying to get pregnant?

Mostly on you: Some may say that when every available modality has been tried and is unsuccessful, then it is time. It may depend on your financial resources for infertility services. It is a personal decision based on what you are willing to tolerate as far as testing, procedures, costs, and results. Your personal beliefs may play a role. Consultation with your reproductive endocrinologist is also paramount. ...Read more

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Im trying to conceive.. I had sex mon. And i ovulate wed.. Could i get pregnant?

Im trying to conceive.. I had sex mon. And i ovulate wed..  Could i get pregnant?

Yes: It's possible. Sperm typical lives up to 72 hours inside a womans genital tract. There are rare reports of longer, up to 7 days. But 72 hours is fairly common. I hope it turns out however you want it to. Good luck! ...Read more

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Trying to conceive for more then a year but no luck. What are the best tips to get pregnant?

Trying to conceive for more then a year but no luck. What are the best tips to get pregnant?

See a REI specialist: With the right tests, we can find out why you're not getting pregnant in 99% of couples (1 or more of low egg supply, ovulation, or sperm or tubes/ uterine problems) - in the past 15-20% of infertility was 'unexplained'. Treatment works for many couples. No-one wants to see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md, but many couples tell me they wish they had come to us sooner. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I been trying to conceive but i don't get pregnant and I have two kids already what could be the problem?

I been trying to conceive but i don't get pregnant and I have two kids already what could be the problem?

Fertility Testing: Unfortunately there is no way to learn the specific fertility problem you have on the internet. This requires testing for both you and your male partner. I would advise getting to your gynecologist to discuss this in person. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get pregnant. My husband and I have been trying to conceive for over a year. Please help us.

What is the best way to get pregnant. My husband and I have been trying to conceive for over a year. Please help us.

Doctor visit: If you have been trying for more than a year at age 22, you should see a doctor for help and advice. ...Read more

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I've been trying to conceive since august till now. We dtd everyday, but why is it that i didn't get pregnant? My af always comes out. :(

Takes time: Sometimes it takes a little longer. Each month the chance of conceiving is ~15%. Keep trying. If not able to conceive in 1 year see a doctor. Wait only 6 months if over 35 years old. ...Read more

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Is it OK to go to the gym when pregnant? I started going to the gym 5 days a week. We are trying to conceive. Once I get preg, should I quit going?

Is it OK to go to the gym when pregnant? I started going to the gym 5 days a week. We are trying to conceive. Once I get preg, should I quit going?

Exercise ok: Continuing a previous exercise plan can be beneficial in pregnancy. Exercise can help improve labor. Of course if there are any complications exercise may need to be discontinued. If you have any further questions check with your with your own physician as he/she will know your medical history. ...Read more

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Thoughts on the new AVA Watch for trying to conceive? I got pregnant with my son quickly so not sure if I should get it for the second? It looks neat!

Thoughts on the new AVA Watch for trying to conceive? I got pregnant with my son quickly so not sure if I should get it for the second? It looks neat!

Just have fun: Ovulation trackers, apps and calendars can be useful for couples struggling with infertility who need a little help. If you have not had problems getting pregnant then it may be better to just relax and let nature take its course. Just enjoy intercourse with your partner frequently avoiding the medicalization of sex. Have fun and enjoy this special time in your relationship. ...Read more