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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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 ovulation does it take for a pregnancy test to show positive?

How long after ovulation does it take for a pregnancy test to show positive?

11-12 days: after a certain ovulation a home test will be accurate. Since most women are not 100% certain of the day they ovulate, waiting 13-14 days for a missed period is sometimes more efficient. Good wishes. ...Read more

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If I started my cycle on the 2nd of this month and my ovulation was last week but nothing came out how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

If I started my cycle on the 2nd of this month and my ovulation was last week but nothing came out how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test because i had sex on the day before or on my ovulation day?

How long do I have to wait to take a pregnancy test because i had sex on the day before or on my ovulation day?

1 week after missed.: One week after a missed period, a woman can take a urine pregnancy test. There's no need to test earlier, unless she doesn't have regular periods. If she doesn't have regular periods, and therefore doesn't know if she is missing her period, then she can take a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after having sex. ...Read more

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If pregnancy test was negative 14 days past ovulation, is it likely i'm not pregnant? Or can it take longer for a positive?

If pregnancy test was negative 14 days past ovulation, is it likely i'm not pregnant? Or can it take longer for a positive?

Yes and yes: The pregnancy test will not turn positive until about 12 days after ovulation. If you ovulated around day 14 as most women do, you are not pregnant and should expect a period any day. If you ovulated late as in women with irregular cycles, it is still possible you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Since my ovulation date is today do I suppose to have sex today to be able to concieve and how long should I wait to take the pregnancy test.

Since my ovulation date is today do I suppose to have sex today to be able to concieve and how long should I wait to take the pregnancy test.

See below: The best chance for pregnancy is by having sex a couple of days before ovulation. To do home pregnancy test, you should wait 4-5 days after a missed period. See this site for more info. http://infertility.about.com/od/tryingtoconceive101/f/whengetpregnant.htm. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a pregnancy test after ovulation or missed periods how long does itt take for the results ?

When is the best time to take a pregnancy test after ovulation or missed periods how long does itt take for the results ?

HPT vs OPK: Home pregnancy tests are meant to tell you whether you're pregnant or not. As always, they need to be used as directed so follow the instructions closely (w/answers in minutes). They're best when used after you've missed your period, in other words, 4 weeks after your last menstrual period. Ovulation prediction kits, on the other hand, are used to determine when you're ovulating, not pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more