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How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: The subsequent delivery rate is about 55% The recurrent ectopic rate is about 15% (so about 20% of pregnancies are ectopics) The infertility rate is about 30% ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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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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How easy is it to get pregnant right after having a baby?

How easy is it to get pregnant right after having a baby?

Breastfeeding: After delivering your baby, the hormones that lead to lactation prevent you from ovulating. If you are breastfeeding, these hormones will remain elevated and may prevent you from getting pregnant. However, if you discontinue breastfeeding and your cycle returns, you may conceive as you have started ovulating again. ...Read more

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After an abortion is it easier to get pregnant?

After an abortion is it easier to get pregnant?

No: There is no evidence to suggest that it is easier to get pregnant after an abortion. If you have had a recent abortion, you should be considering some form of long-term birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. I hope that this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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Is it risky to get pregnant after a missed miscarriage? Will it be hard to get pregnant?

Is it risky to get pregnant after a missed miscarriage? Will it be hard to get pregnant?

Not necessarily: No problem trying to conceive after miscarriage if your provider has deemed that the pregnancy loss is over and no bleeding or infection is imminent . If your doctor plans an IVF treatment it is better to wait for a second period after the miscarriage . ...Read more

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How easy is it to get pregnant?

How easy is it to get pregnant?

Depends: That's really the million dollar question. Honestly, some women have sex once and are pregnant, some it takes several months, some several years, and other women have a lot of difficulty becoming pregnant. If you try for 6-12 months and are not successful it is generally recommended that you see a specialist to try to help you out. ...Read more

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How soon after an abortion is it safe to get pregnant again?

How soon after an abortion is it safe to get pregnant again?

See your MD: There is no best time. It is good to take the time to heal emotionally but generally one normal cycle is enough however. Testing to find out the cause of the pregnancy loss can be done during the next month or two after the loss. Talk to your md about testing get the support and treatment you may need before the next pregnancy. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant after ovulation?

How likely is it to get pregnant after ovulation?

How long after?: This depends on how long after. Having intercourse a few hours after ovulation creates a strong chance of getting pregnant,up to 33% according to this website: http://yourfertility.org.au/for-women/timing-and-conception I'm skeptical it's as high as 33% but it is fairly high. However,by 24 hours after ovulation the chances of conceiving drop to zero until about 5 days prior to your next ovulation. ...Read more

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How long after intercourse is it possible to get pregnant?

How long after intercourse is it possible to get pregnant?

Pregnancy : Within hours. Of you consideration insemination the start of pregnancy. Not sure i understand the question? ...Read more

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How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

<24 weeks.: Most us states have laws prohibiting pregnancy termination after 24 weeks (check with your state's laws). In general, the earlier you terminate an undesired pregnancy, the safer, cheaper and less emotionally/physically dangerous it is. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get pregnant after abortion?

Pregnancy: Yes. You can get pregnant after an abortion. Have in mind that sometimes pregnancy hormones levels do not drop to zero inmediately and patients might think they are pregnant again (if they do a pregnancy test within the first few weeks after an abortion) when in reality its just that the hormones have not regressed to normal levels or zero. ...Read more

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When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

As soon as UR ready!: Older dictum was to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before resuming sexual activity. More recent studies show that women who wait have lower fertility rates than women who don't. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you can determine when you feel ready to resume sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent preterm birth, neural tube and cardiac anomalies in your offspring! ...Read more

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When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

When is it safe to get pregnant  after an abortion?

Typically 8 weeks: I recommend 1-2 cycles following an abortion to try for pregnancy again. Make sure to take a prenatal or equivalent vitamin if you are trying for pregnancy, and avoid environmental contaminants, alcohol, etc. ...Read more

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Is it easier to get pregnant after an abortion ?

Not usually: An abortion itself does not increase the chance of pregnancy. Since pregnancy only occurs in those able to get pregnanct, abortion, like miscarriage, selects out the fertile segment of the population. In this way the apparent pregnancy rate is increased compared to the population at large. Among the risks of elective termination is infection or scarring, both of which can cause infertility. ...Read more

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Is it hard to get pregnant after an abortion? Does it take longer to pin point ovulation?

Is it hard to get pregnant after an abortion?  Does it take longer to pin point ovulation?

Shouldn't be: A pregnancy termination normally doesn't change one's ability to conceive unless an infection occurred and damage to the uterine lining happened. Ovulation shouldn't change either. ...Read more

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How soon after a miscarriage is it possible to get pregnant again?

Soon but: Most women are quite fertile just after a miscarriage. However, if you get pregnant too soon, the risk of another miscarriage may be higher. For that reason, many doctors advise patients to wait 2 months. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more