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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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My next ovulation date is September 12th when should I have sexual intercourse to become pregnant?? I'm taking prenatal vitamins already

My next ovulation date is September 12th when should I have sexual intercourse to become pregnant?? I'm taking prenatal vitamins already

Depends: If you are anxious to conceive, get an ovulation predictor kit. Use it about a week after your period and it will tell you when you are fertile. ...Read more

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Does the cervix cause pain during sexual intercourse during ovulation?

Does the cervix cause pain during sexual intercourse during ovulation?

Cervix: The cervix does not usually cause pain during intercourse. There are a number of factors which can cause pelvic pain during intercourse, including endometriosis and others. It is also possible that you have an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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If my possible ovulation was between may 8-13 is it possible to get pregnant by having sexual intercourse on April 30th?

If my possible ovulation was between may 8-13 is it possible to get pregnant by having sexual intercourse on April 30th?

No: Sperm can only survive from a single sexual encounter inside a woman's body for 24-72 hours. This over a 10 day time span, so that would be way to long ...Read more

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I had sexual intercourse on may 9, 10 and ovulated may 12 is it possible to get pregnant if I had intercourse 2 days before ovulation?

I had sexual intercourse on may 9, 10 and ovulated may 12 is it possible to get pregnant if I had intercourse 2 days before ovulation?

Yes: Sperm quite often lives 3-5 days inside a woman. So it's quite possible. Run a home urine pregnancy test 14 days after ovulation to be sure. If you don't want to be pregnant and it's less than 120 hours from the time of sex, take emergency contraception such as Plan B or ella (ulipristal acetate). Ella (ulipristal acetate) is more effective for longer than Plan B is. But it requires a prescription. Plan b doesn't. ...Read more

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If my possible ovulation was between may 8-13 is it possible to get pregnant by having sexual intercourse by having sex on April 30th?

If my possible ovulation was between may 8-13 is it possible to get pregnant by having sexual intercourse by having sex on April 30th?

Unlikely: The egg survives for about 24 hours after ovulation. Sperm may survive for 5- 7 days in the female reproductive tract. Given the the timings you give it would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Trying to get pregnant for a year? I have been trying to get pregnant for a year now and I had few scares. I tried having sexual intercourse on my ovulation days and nothing has happen.

Trying to get pregnant for a year? I have been trying to get pregnant for a year now and I had few scares. I tried having sexual intercourse on my ovulation days and nothing has happen.

If: If you have been trying for 1 year then it is time for you to see your ob/gyn or a reproductive endocrinologist to start an infertility evaluation. The initial evaluation is simple and can be completed in one cycle. It involves a semen analysis, ovulation monitoring usually with an ovulation predictor kit, an evaluation of your fallopian tubes called an hsg, and, depending on your age, testing of your hormones for signs of running out of eggs. ...Read more

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If my due date is nov22nd conception date march1st and ovulation february 22nd what's an estimate date of when sexual intercourse took place?

If my due date is nov22nd conception date march1st and ovulation february 22nd what's an estimate date of when sexual intercourse took place?

No telling: Sperm live inside the female reproductive tract for up to 7 or more days; however, when trying to get pregnant you should not count on sperm more than 2-3 days. The egg is only viable for about 12-24 hours after ovulation. Therefore, conception is rare if sex occurs after ovulation. I hope this info helps you understand how your conception may have occurred. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the causes of lower abdominal pains after one or two weeks of having sexual intercourse on the ovulation day?

What is the causes of lower abdominal pains after one or two weeks of having sexual intercourse on the ovulation day?

Ovulation pain: Not unusual for women to experience mild pelvic pain with ovulatuion because it consists of rupture of a tiny ovarian cyst sontaining the ovum. Thus has nothing to do with sexual intercourse 1 - 2 weeks previously. When in doubt always best to consult your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why do I feel vomiting after 4 days ovulation and sexual intercourse, could I be pregnant?

Why do I feel vomiting after 4 days ovulation and sexual intercourse, could I be pregnant?

Yes but: If you had intercourse with ovulation, you could be pregnant, but the hormone changes would not be detectable yet. Even blood tests don't show any changes until 6-8 days after ovulation. Could be stomach flu; can sometimes be nerves or stress. ...Read more

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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


Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more