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How long after sex does it take to get pregnant?

How long after sex does it take to get pregnant?

It varies: if sperm is deposited in the vagina and the vagina is favorable, the sperm that are highly motile can get into the cervix and head up the inside of the uterus and then into the fallopian tube where it will meet an egg on its way down the tube. lots of factors:transit time down the tube for the egg and transit time up the tube for the sperm and processes that enable each to function. hrs-day ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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How long can it take to get pregnant after sex?

How long can it take to get pregnant after sex?

A few answers.: What does one mean by pregnant? Sperm meets egg? Fertilized egg implants? Test turns positive? How precise do you need to be? Sperm can meet egg within a few minutes if everything lines up right. That will lead to implantation shortly thereafter and a positive pregnancy test within a few days. ...Read more

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My partners condom broke whilst having sex and just wondering how long it takes after sex to get pregnant?

My partners condom broke whilst having sex and just wondering how long it takes after sex to get pregnant?

Testing?: I am guessing but believe you might be asking how long would it take to know you were pregnant? If so, you can do a home pregnancy test with the first morning voiding - the first day you miss your period. ...Read more

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How long after sex does it take to become pregnant?

How long after sex does it take to become pregnant?

Usually 0-3 days: A woman can become pregnant after 0-3 days (sometimes 0-5 days), depending on when she ovulates. A pregnancy test can be done 3 weeks after having sex, and should be accurate by then. ...Read more

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How long after sex does it take for a sperm to fertilize an egg? And how long does it take for pregnancy food cravings to occur?

How long after sex does it take for a sperm to fertilize an egg? And how long does it take for pregnancy food cravings to occur?

Sperm: 12 -36 hours typically depending on time of intercourse and time of ovulation? Food cravings are later in pregnancy. Nausea morning sickness typically comes first. Food cravings is not a good predictor of prgnancy. ...Read more

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How long after sex does it take the egg to implant? And when will a pregnancy test become positive after implantation?

How long after sex does it take the egg to implant?  And when will a pregnancy test become positive after implantation?

Conception: Conception occurs one to five days after the sexual encounter. A fetus is big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with the mother at about ten to fourteen days after conception. Pregnancy testing after that time frame should be valid. ...Read more

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How soon after sex can you get pregnant how many days do it take?

How soon after sex can you get pregnant how many days do it take?

Timing is everything: In order to conceive, you must be ovulating(releasing an egg). This usually occurs mid cycle:day 10-16 with day one being the first day of your menses. If you have intercourse during this time, you can check a pregnancy test when you miss your period or in about 10-14 days later. ...Read more

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