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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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

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Hello I've been trying to get pregnant for a year now and nothing has happened so fair. my period is only 4 days long so when I take a ovulation test it always says I'm not ovulating. I have a 4 year old and after having her I didn't have a cycle for 2 a

Hello I've been trying to get pregnant for a year now and nothing has happened so fair. my period is only 4 days long so when I take a ovulation test it always says I'm not ovulating. I have a 4 year old  and after having her I didn't have a cycle for 2 a

Secondary infertility: given the information you provided you've got what is called "Secondary infertility", that condition requires professional assessment of yourself and your husband, please get referred or go an infertility clinic, good luck ...Read more

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How long does it take for ovulation occur after termination of pregnancy?

How long does it take for ovulation occur after termination of pregnancy?

Quickly: You should ovulate 14-28 days later. Ovulation can vary particularly if the HCG takes a while to clear from your system. You should you contraception for sex after a termination or another pregnancy could happen. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take my pregnancy test during the day instead of first thing in the morning? 2 weeks since ovulation + sex the day after it

Is it okay to take my pregnancy test during the day instead of first thing in the morning?  2 weeks since ovulation + sex the day after it

You can, but...: Yes, you can but, this early in the pregnancy the most concentrated amount of the tested hormone HCG is going to be in that first morning urine and therefore the most accurate result. ...Read more

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When to take a pregnancy test after ovulation test positive?

When to take a pregnancy test after ovulation test positive?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests do not become positive until you're 1 week late. If i's negative then, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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He came in me twice the day after ovulation when should I take a pregnancy test?

He came in me twice the day after ovulation when should I take a pregnancy test?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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When can I take pregnancy test, how many days past ovulation, I ovulate on july 5?

When can I take pregnancy test, how many days past ovulation, I ovulate on july 5?

2-3 weeks: Some pregnancy test can be positive a week or so after ovulation. But a week after you should have gotten your period would be better. ...Read more

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How early after ovulation can you take a pregnancy test and get an accurate result?

How early after ovulation can you take a pregnancy test and get an accurate result?

About 2 weeks: It is best to wait 2 weeks after ovulation to check a pregnancy test, though it is possible it may come out positive a few days before then. ...Read more

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When should I have pregnancy test it is 6 days past of my ovulation.Kindly consider my medical history and tell me what precautions should I take now ?

Some early : Pregnancy tests can detect pregnancy up to six days prior to your anticipated period. (sorry the only medical history that shows are your pregnancy stats). ...Read more

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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