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How long does it take to get pregnant after my period?

How long does it take to get pregnant after my period?

10-14 days: Counting the first day of the period as day #1, most women ovulate between day #10 and 14. Maximal sperm production occurs when you are having sex about once every 48 hours. If you have sex every other day counting days 9 through 15 you probably maximize your chances of getting pregnant. Female sperm last longer, male sperm swim faster. Early in the cycle, a girl is more likely, later on, a boy. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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How long will it take to get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot been off for five months an have a period but its not regular yet?

How long will it take to get pregnant after the Depo-Provera shot been off for five months an have a period but its not regular yet?

ovulation after depo: The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot (dmpa) is given every 12-13 weeks to reliably prevent pregnancy but the hormones in the shot can persist for 6 months and for some women the resumption of ovulation can take a year. If you did not have regular periods before the dmpa you might need a medication like cyclic Provera to trigger a regular cycle and ovulation. Hopefully it will get regular soon, almost 6 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get positive pregnancy test after missed period?

How long does it take to get positive pregnancy test after missed period?

Early: If you have regular cycles a home test will be accurate even a day or two before your missed period. ...Read more

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How long does it take your period to come back after IUD removed, and how long until it is safe to get pregnant ?

How long does it take your period to come back after IUD removed, and how long until it is safe to get pregnant ?

Misinformed?: An iud does not change your ovulation or monthly fertility. If you did not have a period with an iud in then something else is going on. Periods should have continued normally with iud as the only birth control. Was there also hormonal birth control being used? ...Read more

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I got my mirena (levonorgestrel) out on 4/22/13, how long should it take to get my first period? I am trying to get pregnant and i still haven't gotten my period I am trying to get pregnant and i want to calculate .

I got my mirena (levonorgestrel) out on 4/22/13, how long should it take to get my first period? I am trying to get pregnant and i still haven't gotten my period I am trying to get pregnant and i want to calculate .

Depends: Most patients resume normal periods after Mirena (levonorgestrel) removal fairly quickly. Most will have their first periods 3-6 weeks after removal. For the first few months you will have to patient and monitor until you get back to normal. Your fertility returns almost immediately after removal. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant a week before your period? AND How long after should I wait to take a test?

Can you get pregnant a week  before your period? AND How long after should I wait to take a test?

Pregnancy: Ovulation occurs 14 days before your period. Depending upon your cycle length that is from 7 to 14 days after your last period. That's commonly called the fertile period. But that's a normal cycle. Bleeding in pregnancy can occur earlier than a normal period would occur. So to make sure, get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant two days befpre ur period n have pne how long after can u take a pregnant test?

Can u get pregnant two days befpre ur period n have pne how long after can u take a pregnant test?

Not pregnant: Your chance to get pregnant is around 14 days before your period. That's when you ovulate. So if you had intercourse a day or two before your period, it is highly unlikely to get pregnant. You can take a pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more