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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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 long after an abortion should you wait to try to get pregnant?

How long after an abortion should you wait to try to get pregnant?

After 2 periods: I usually recommend waiting until you've had two normal menstrual cycles after the procedure. That way the endometrial lining has fully recovered in preparation for a new implantation. ...Read more

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How long after a abortion can u get pregnant again?

How long after a abortion can u get pregnant again?

Three months: Wait three months at least to give your body a chance to recover essential nutrients and red blood cells from the abortion. ...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 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 long does it take to get pregnant right after a surgical abortion/?

How long does it take to get pregnant right after a surgical abortion/?

Varies: Most have their first menstrual cycle 2-6 weeks after a d and c. This can vary widely from person to person. The first period is often lighter or heavier, shorter or longer than usual. It is important to begin birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and getting an abortion how long do I have to wait to get a negative blood test?

It depends: It depends on the test. I am baffled why you are asking this question. Once the abortion happens you are no longer pregnant. Your OB will give you the right suggestions on when to resume sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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I m 34 -year-old. I had a missed abortion on 03/07/2010. Now i m trying to get pregnant since 6 months after a long gap but failed. Pls help.?

Takes time: It can take some time to achieve pregnancy. 85% of normal couples will achieve pregnancy within 12 months. Keep track of your menstrual cycles, make sure they are regular and time intercourse for mid-cycle-- usually about 2 weeks after a period starts. If your periods are irregular-- see your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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I had a early surgical abortion in june which had to be repeated 6 days after due to my tilted uterus how long does my body need before I get pregnant?

Pregnancy: Please please discuss with the doctor who performed your abortion. Everyone is different and the impact of the multiple abortions is impossible to know without an exam. Good luck ...Read more

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Had my first day of period on 10/21, and had sex yesterday on 11/01, am trying to get pregnant. I want to know if i choose the right day to have sex to get pregnant? - had 3 abortions before is that gonna be a problem now? - how long the sperm stays insi

Had my first day of period on 10/21, and had sex yesterday on 11/01, am trying to get pregnant. I want to know if i choose the right day to have sex to get pregnant?

- had 3 abortions before is that gonna be a problem now?
- how long the sperm stays insi

If : If you consider the first day of your period "day 1" of your menstrual cycle, then "days 13-16" are the days when ovulation is most likely to occur. This can vary month to month and can vary among women. You may have been a little early... Or not! sperm can stay alive in the vagina/uterus/fallopian tubes for 3 days. There are other subtle symptoms that can help you know when you are ovulating such as: - mild abdominal cramps - clear, slippery vaginal discharge - not unlike egg whites (as opposed to thicker, cloudy, sticky secretions when you are not ovulating) - slight increase in body temperature you can also purchase a fertility kit at the store that measures hormones in your urine and can help you predict ovulation. Good luck! ...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