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Doctor insights on: How Late Do You Have To Be To Be Pregnant

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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 to know if i might be pregnant?

How to know if i might be pregnant?

The only way to know: Is with a pregnancy test. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin >. ...Read more

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How do you determine if you have pcos? Can it ever be resolved? Can you still get pregnant?

How do you determine if you have pcos? Can it ever be resolved? Can you still get pregnant?

Diagnosis: Ultrasound is one part (of 3) of diagnosing pcos, the others are blood androgen levels and irregular periods. Do you have these? Women with pcos who are also overweight often find improvement with weight-loss, but its still not a cure. Most pcos can be managed for pregnancy, but need to speak with a doctor who knows you for specifics. ...Read more

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How many weeks pregnant do you have to be to miss a period?

How many weeks pregnant do you have to be to miss a period?

Typically three. : Ovulation starts mid-cycle, between your menstrual periods. If your ovary is fertilized, then you will miss your next period two weeks later (presumably if you are regular). It is important to know that some women have a period, usually light, even when they become pregnant, so it may be thought that the missed period is six weeks later. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to have pms?

How old do you have to be to have pms?

Having periods: You have to be old enough to have periods. The age at which a girl starts her period varies by genetics and weight and fat percentage. The average age in the us nowadays is around 12-13, but of course some girls start before age ten and some after age 16. Moodiness like pms comes along with the hormones, but so do wonderfully female bodies and minds. ...Read more

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Can you still be pregnant with a period and how would you know ?

Can you still be pregnant with a period and how would you know ?

No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix. This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period. If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to get a pregnancy test?

How old do you have to be to get a pregnancy test?

Post-pubertal: For pregnancy, you have to have ovulated and had a menstrual cycle. While girls may start at age 8 or 9, most are between 12-14 years of age. Alternatively, hcg, the hormone tested, can be elevated in children with ovarian or testicular tumors, so it is not only used to test for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find how could you have your period and still be pregnant?

Where do I go to find how could you have your period and still be pregnant?

See your doctor: Being pregnant and still getting your period is rare, but it does happen. Seek medical attention to make sure your pregnacy is normal and that you are not miscarrying, have infection or problems with the position of your placenta. Your doctor will order testing, like an ultrasound to get some answers for you. ...Read more

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Do you have to have all symptoms to know that you could be pregnant?

Do you have to have all symptoms to know that you could be pregnant?

No: Pregnancy symptoms can vary from woman to woman. Common symptoms are urinary frequency, breast tenderness and occasionally nausea. The best way to know for sure is to take a pregnancy test. If you have missed your period, take a test, that will be the most reliable answer to your question. ...Read more

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How can you know you are pregnant if you always had irregular periods? And is it possible for you to even get pregnant?

How can you know you are pregnant if you always had irregular periods? And is it possible for you to even get pregnant?

Irregular periods: It is much more difficult to get pregnant if your periods are irregular. The first thing you have to determine is whether you are ovulating (producing an egg) or not with your periods. Using a basal body temperature thermometer and chart can help you do this. If you're ovulating (temperature goes up 1/2 to 1 degree), then have sex and you may get pregnant. If no ovulation, then no possibility of p. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to get your period?

How old do you have to be to get your period?

Varies: There is not certain age. It sems to be younger and younger. Girls 7-8 years old are having menses. It is usually 10-13 years of age but may be as late as 14-16. If you are in good health and growing and developing normall and eating a normal diet and have not particular health issues, don't worry, it will come. If you go to 14 and not having menses, talk with your parents about seeing a doct. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find how often could you still have your period and be pregnant?

Where do I go to find how often could you still have your period and be pregnant?

30%: Up to 30% of women have bleeding at the time of their period when they're pregnant. This can be due to implantation bleeding. ...Read more

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How is it possible to have your period if you are pregnant?

How is it possible to have your period if you are pregnant?

Being Pregnant: Any bleeding in pregnancy is abnormal, unexpected and an emergency. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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How many weeks pregnant do you have to be to see anything on ultrasound?

How many weeks pregnant do you have to be to see anything on ultrasound?

5-6 weeks from LMP: The gestational sac is seen earlier than a fetus can be detected on an ultrasound. A gestational sac can be seen as early as the 5th week of pregnancy or 3 weeks after conception. If no gestational sac is seen, it could mean that you ovulated late. If HCG levels are less than 1100, repeat ultrasound should be obtained. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to get abortion pills?

How old do you have to be to get abortion pills?

Depends.: In Washington, teenagers can get birth control, abortion, or mental health care at 14. But I don't know what the rules are where you live. Wherever you are, seek out the advice of your doctor or find a Planned Parenthood. Do NOT try to bring on an abortion on your own, as this can be extremely dangerous. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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Will i for sure be able to get pregnant if i ovulate?

No: Ovulation is only one step in the process. It also requires working fallopian tubes, a normal amount of sperm, timing, and there can be other factors as well. ...Read more

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We are trying to get pregnant. Is it possible to have your period and not be ovulating?

We are trying to get pregnant.  Is it possible to have your period and not be ovulating?

Yes: Not all vaginal bleeding is a regular menstrual cycle with ovulation. Anovulatory bleeding is quite common. It is typically less predictable in terms of cycle length and bleeding duration. ...Read more

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