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How will my doctor calculate my due date?

How will my doctor calculate my due date?

By your LMP: The average length of a pregnancy is considered to be 38 weeks from the time of conception or 40 weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period (assuming you have a regular 28 day menstrual cycle). That is an average so many women will have their babies before or after the calculated date. An ultrasound early in the pregnancy can help confirm an expected due date. ...Read more

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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 do I calculate my ovulation day?

How do I calculate my ovulation day?

Day 14-15: Counting the first day of menstrual flow as day 1, most women with regular cycles ovulate on day 14-15. Irregular cycles are much tougher to time prospectively. Best solution is to consider fertility medications to help regulate cycles, using ultrasound to time ovulation. Shorter cycles can indicate problems with ovarian reserve or with the uterus, and should be discussed with an expert. ...Read more

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Please how can I know my menstrual cycle and how can I calculate my ovulation ......

Please how can I know my menstrual cycle and how can I calculate my ovulation ......

Start keeping track: on a calender- when your period starts and stops. If you are regular - a pattern should emerge. That will tell you how long your period usually lasts and how low your cycle usually lasts. Ovulation is usually 14 days before the anticipated period. good luck. ...Read more

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When can I know how to calculate my safe period?

When can I know how to calculate my safe period?

There is none: However there are periods where you are less likely to become pregnant .Three days before and after menses, but it's still possible to become pregnant during menses. ...Read more

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How do I monitor my menstrual cycle to determine my best fertile days?

How do I monitor my menstrual cycle to determine my best fertile days?

Calender : Keep a menstrual calender marking the first through last day of each cycle. Ovulation usually occurs 2 wks before the next scheduled bleed. Also, try otc home ovulation tests to see if/when you ovulate. Pregnancy is most likely if you have sex within the 5 days before ovulation and day of ovulation. Menstrual timing for sex only works if your cycles are regular/predictable. Cycles vary at times. ...Read more

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How can I calculate my due date?

How can I calculate my due date?

Calculate due date.: In oder to calculate due date, one can use Naegle's rule: Subtract three months from the first day of last period and add seven days to that result and that will give you the due date.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I calculate my safe days and ovulation?

A rough guide: If you have periods that are very regular and your menstrual cycle is always 28days, then you would ovulate on day 14 counting the first day of your period as day 1. The egg lives about 1 day and sperm can survive for 3 to 5 days. Therefore you could get pregnant on days 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15. Of course this pertains to a perfectly and consistently regular menstrual cycle. Check with your gyn. ...Read more

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How do I calculate my ovulation and monitor it?

How do I calculate my ovulation and monitor it?

Ovulation: Ovulation usually occurs 12-16 days before menstruation. If your typical menstrual cycle length is 28 days, ovulation usually occurs on day 14. If your cycle length is 32 days, ovulation would be on day 18. You can predict when ovulation will occur by using urine ovulation predictor tests available in most pharmacies. They turn positive about 1 day before ovulation. ...Read more

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How do I calculate what my cycle is?

Count the days: Count the days from the first day of your period to the first day of your next period. Total days = cycle length. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know my ovulation period and when to meet with my husband my period started yesterday?

Can you tell me how to know my ovulation period and when to meet with my husband my period started yesterday?

Ovulation prediction: Most women ovulate around day 14. (Day 1 is the first day of your period) If you want to be more precise, you can do ovulation predictor kit testing. You don't need a prescription just go to the pharmacy. Start testing your urine around day 12. When the test is positive, you know you will ovulate in the next 12-48 hours; so that night and the next are the best time for you and hubby. ...Read more

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How to force start my period ?

Progesterone: A cycle can be "jump started" with progestin pills or an injection. ...Read more

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What can I do to calculate my bmi?

What can I do to calculate my bmi?

Use weight & height: The categories normal, overweight, and obese are defined by the body mass index (bmi), which is a measurement that looks at one's weight in comparison to her height. Tall people are allowed to weigh more than short people are. Bmi calculators are available at the doctor's office and also on the internet. An adult with a BMI of 18.5-24.9 is normal, 25-29.9 is overweight, and 30 or more is obese. ...Read more

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How to identify ovulation period of my wife?

How to identify ovulation period of my wife?

Several ways: 1. When cervical mucous becomes thin and watery from the dominant follicle suggests she is getting close to ovulation. 2. Basal body temperatures- with ovulation, the follicle now a corpus luteum, begins to produce Progesterone which cause a shift in the brain's thermostat 3. Urinary lh suggests impending ovulation 4. Pelvic ultrasounds will demonstrate a collapsed follicle. ...Read more

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How can I find out when my exact fertile days im trying to conveive?

How can I find out when my exact fertile days im trying to conveive?

Ovulation predictor: You can use basal body temperature which can be inaccurate or you can get an ovulation predictor kit. You pee on a stick daily until it tells you when you are most fertile. ...Read more

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Im trying to get pregnant. Help me to calculate my fertile stage each month?

Im trying to get pregnant. Help me to calculate my fertile stage each month?

Fertile time: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to when you actually ovulate and have intercourse every other day for a total of five times to help ensure sperm are there when you ovulate. The other issue that is playing a role is reproductive age. It gets more difficult to get pregnant as we age. ...Read more

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How do I calculate ovulation?

How do I calculate ovulation?

Regular cycles?: A woman with very regular periods can estimate her ovulation day this way: mark on a calendar when her next period will begin (that means mark the first day of her next period), and just look back 2 weeks to see her estimated day of ovulation. So, if her next period will start on january 28, then january 14 is her estimated ovulation day. The estimate is +/- 2 days (life is not exact). ...Read more

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How to get my cycles back on track so I can ovulate?

See you MD: I am unclear as to why your cycle is off track. Were you on hormonal contraception? If so go off of it. Or else see your md to determine the cause for being "off track". ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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