Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Does A Woman Know If She Is Pregnant

Share
Dr. Stephen Scholand
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
How can a woman know if she is fertile or when she ovulates?

How can a woman know if she is fertile or when she ovulates?

Body temp!: Ultrasound can demonstrate ovulation occurring, and temperature changes in a women can also tell you when ovulation occurs. Many women will have a brief sharp pain during ovulation called mittelschmerz, a german word for ovarian pain during ovulation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What would happen if a girl does not know she is pregnant and she has a cervical biopsy?

What would happen if a girl does not know she is pregnant and she has a cervical biopsy?

Nothing : A biopsy of the cervix in pregnancy can be done without affecting the pregnancy. There may have been more spotting from the biopsy site but this should not affect a normally implanted pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

4

4
How could she know if she is pregnant?

How could she know if she is pregnant?

Pregnancy test: The only reliable way to know if a woman is pregnant is to take a pregnancy test. These are often available in stores or you can take one in the doctors office. ...Read more

5

5
How can a girl know when she is ovulating?

How can  a girl know when she is ovulating?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...Read more

6

6
How can a woman know when she is no longer fertile?

How can a woman know when she is no longer fertile?

Trends: On average women stop being able to conceive about 10 years before their menopause. Estimates are that only 50% of women age 40 can conceive any longer. Blood testing can be done to estimate fertility potential, but it's not usually conclusive. Talk with an obg or your primary if you want to pursue this. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What happens if a woman does not see periods while she is not pregnant?

What happens if a woman does not see periods while she is not pregnant?

If it has been: More than 3 months since you had a period, and pregnancy test is negative, have your doctor evaluate you. Best wishes. ...Read more

8

8
How to know when a woman is fertile?

How to know when a woman is fertile?

Around mid-cycle: For example, if a woman has very regular 28-day cycles, Day 1 would be her first day of period bleeding, Day 14 would be her estimated ovulation date (so have sex once or twice a day from Day 10 through Day 16 if trying to get pregnant). Her next period will be due 28 days after her last period started. She can just grab a calendar and count the days. ...Read more

9

9
How does a menapausal woman know when she is no longer fertile?

How does a menapausal woman know when she is no longer fertile?

Menopause = infertil: Menopause by definition is when the ovaries no longer work normally. So, by definition, no menopausal women are fertile. Sometimes, the hard part is knowing when a women is menopausal. The other hard thing to know is that infertility usually starts years before the menopause starts. The infertility is often a harder thing to identify. ...Read more

10

10
What symthom does a girl get when she is pregnant?

What symthom does a girl get when she is pregnant?

Missed Period: If you have regular periods and you suddenly missed it, have morning sickness, and feeling the acid in your stomach, get a tester from a pharmacy. If it is positive, see an ob- gynecologist. Goodluck! ...Read more

13

13
Can you tell me if a woman has sex during her period, why it is possible for her to get pregnant?

Can you tell me if a woman has sex during her period, why it is possible for her to get pregnant?

It isn't: Pregnancy during a menstrual cycle does not occur. What does happen though is women that have irregular periods, or have midcycle or ovulation bleeding may confuse that bleeding with menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

14

14
How long does it take for a girl to know shes pregnant?

How long does it take for a girl to know shes pregnant?

If you have access: to over-the-counter pregnancy test, you MIGHT be able to find out ASA your period doesn't come on schedule. The test can take as little as 5 minutes to tell you if you're pregnant. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

15

15
What happen if a woman eat cook pineapple n she doesn't know if she is pregnant yet?

What happen if a woman eat cook pineapple n she doesn't know if she is pregnant yet?

No issue: Unless you're allergic to pineapple I don't see any concerns with eating it while pregnant, whether or not it is cooked. Just make sure it's well washed. ...Read more

16

16
How does a women know if she can get pregnant or not?

How does a women know if she can get pregnant or not?

Pregnancy: Try an over the counter urine pregnancy test. If not sure then try an in office urine or blood test. Blood test is the gold standard if there is confusion. I wish you well. :). ...Read more

17

17
If a women is breastfeeding and does not get her period is she pregnant?

If a women is breastfeeding and does not get her period is she pregnant?

Not usually: Typically a woman who is breastfeeding does not ovulate for several months she therefore will not have a period. Since it is hard to know when ovulation (egg release) will resume, birth control of some sort should be used, however, --assuming that another pregnancy is not an immediate goal. ...Read more

18

18
How does a woman recognize when she is ovulating?

How does a woman recognize when  she is ovulating?

14dys prior to cycle: A great way to measure ovulation is by tracking it on the calendar. A woman will ovulate 14 days before her cycle. If you have a 28 day cycle then it will be 14 days before your cycle or 14 days after your cycle. However cycles are from 21 to 30 days long. Also your body temperature changes around your cycle. Download an app called pinkpad or mydays to track your cycle & ovulation. ...Read more