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How long should you wait after a pregnancy to get pregnant again?

How long should you wait after a pregnancy to get pregnant again?

About 2 years: About 2 years seems to be a good time span in between pregnancies. This gives a woman's body enough time to recover from the drain of a pregnancy. If the delivery was by cesarean section, the scar in the uterus is least likely to rupture during a subsequent pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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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If my husband smokes and he stops. How long we have to wait to try for pregnancy?

If my husband smokes and he stops. How long we have to wait to try for pregnancy?

Smokes tobacco?: If by smoking you mean tobacco, you do not need to wait. You may try at your convenience, choice or wish.
Please consult your doctor and start taking pre-natal vitamins before you try for pregnancy.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptoms for about 6 weeks, negative test, should I wait longer and test again?

Pregnancy symptoms for about 6 weeks, negative test, should I wait longer and test again?

No: The pregnancy test it s very sensitive, sometimes certain batches are defective so if you repeat the test after you bought it from a different pharmacy the chances of pregnancy are very remote. At that point I recommend seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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What types of exercises should I do after pregnancy, and how long should I wait to start?

What types of exercises should I do after pregnancy, and how long should I wait to start?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. Talk with your doctor about when it is safe to start exercising after giving birth. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am using methetroxate 12.5mg per week. If I stop this how long I want to wait to getting pregnancy. After pregnancy it will affect my baby?

I am using methetroxate 12.5mg per week. If I stop this how long I want to wait to getting pregnancy. After pregnancy it will affect my baby?

Most say 3 months: There is not a definitive answer to how long to be off Methotrexate before getting pregnant. Some studies show a higher rate of problems when people people get pregnant on this medication. Most recommend being off 3 months before getting pregnant. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine. ...Read more

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How long am I suppose to wait to take pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long am I suppose to wait to take pregnancy test after taking plan b?

Plan B: If your period is late (especially if 7 or more days late). Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait for a pregnancy test after took the Plan B pill?

See below: You would take a pregnancy test around 28 days after the first day of your last period (assuming you typically have 28 day cycles). ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take pregnancy test?

3 weeks after sex: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is generally better to do home test 4-5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package carefully. The test may be positive sooner, but a negative test at an earlier date does not rule out pregnancy. You may get a blood test, as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

AS SOON AS: You feel the need to know?
Missed period, your test can become positive within 3-5 days. Test your first morning urine, since it is the most concentrated. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take another pregnancy test?

How long should I wait to take another pregnancy test?

When: When did you take the first? Where are you in your cycle? ...Read more

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How long should II wait before getting a pregnancy test?

Same Day as miss: You can do a pregnancy test the very same day as you were expecting your period, & it should be positive if you are pregnant. If the test is negative, & you don't have a period in a week, it would be reasonable to test again. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait until I take a pregnancy test?

How long do I need to wait until I take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home test should be done about 5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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How long do you wait to take a pregnancy test to be positive?

How long do you wait to take a pregnancy test to be positive?

Anytime you like: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Plz tell me how long should you wait to get a pregnancy test?

Plz tell me how long should you wait to get a pregnancy test?

See below: Current home pregnancy tests become positive by the time you'd be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat again in 1 week and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does a pregnancy test become less reliant the longer you wait?

Does a pregnancy test become less reliant the longer you wait?

Pregnancy Test: If you are asking does a particular test become less reliant if you wait past the appointed time to look at the result, then yes. Test results must be read at the appointed time. Otherwise, the result is useless. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait before you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. The test may be positive sooner, but negative result at an earlier time will not rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait until you can take a pregnancy test?

How long do you have to wait until you can take a pregnancy test?

4-5 days after: Missed period. It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do home test. Use first morning urine and folow the instructions in the kit carefully. Blood test may be positive sooner. See this site for early signs of pregnancy.

http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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Could you describe how long should wait to take a pregnancy test?

Could you describe how long should wait to take a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How long after implsntation do I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long after implsntation do I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Any time: Implantation occurs about 7 to 10 days after ovulation and a urine pregnancy test can be positive shortly after implantation. It is unlikely that you could know the precise time of implantation - so a good reference is to perform your pregnancy test at about the time your period should be due. If you are pregnant, the test will almost always be positive by then. ...Read more

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Could you describe how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

Could you describe how long should I wait to get a pregnancy test?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How long shoul I wait to take a pregnancy test to make sure its accurate?

How long shoul I wait to take a pregnancy test to make sure its accurate?

4 wks from last flow: Pregnancy tests are pretty accurate these days so checking after the day the missed period should come usually works. To be more sure wait 4-5 days after when the period should have come and then check. ...Read more

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How long you should wait to take a pregnancy test to get accurate results?

How long you should wait to take a pregnancy test to get accurate results?

1 week late: Home pregnancy tests generally become positive when you're about 1 week late with respect to your period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait to take a pregnancy test after taking the patch off?

How long do I need to wait to take a pregnancy test after taking the patch off?

Some thoughts...: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a regular period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more

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My boyfriend came in me on the 22nd how long do I wait to take a pregnancy test?

My boyfriend came in me on the 22nd how long do I wait to take a pregnancy test?

3 weeks: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more