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How To Ensure Pregnancy During Ovulation
In reality How likely is pregnancy without penetration? Especially if it was not during ovulation?
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
Possible: Generally, 25% of women get pregnant on the first attempt, 30% at the end of 3 attempts, 60% at the end of 6 attempts, 80% at the end of 9 attempts and 85% at the end of a year. The remaining 15%, by definition, are infertile and should consider seeing their gyn or a infertility specialist. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if I know there's more of a change for pregnancy during ovulation, but how much higher is it?
Can a ovulation test be positive if you are pregnant? Is it true some women have a cycle or similar to one during their pregnancy?
Two questions: Tricky answer in a few words. Women do not ovulate or cycle when pregnant; this is myth. Some bleed from other causes they confuse for a period. An ovulation test could in theory be + but not from ovulation, only if the lh test cross-reacts with hcg. Since a pregancy test is positive before the next ovulation, there'd be no reason to test ovulation. ...Read more
Likelihood of pregnancy if he puts the tip in for a second during ovulation? He had a previous ejacuation also but did not get inside me or near me
He put the tip in for a second during ovulation. He ejaculated about an hour before. Likelihood of pregnancy?
Possible: Low but you should see gyn and have testing. ...Read more
Brown blood in small amounts during ovulation. Is it normal? We had protected sex 7 days ago but no other symptoms of pregnancy.
Normal: It is very normal, especially if it only happens occasionally. ...Read more
Is it okay to take my pregnancy test during the day instead of first thing in the morning? 2 weeks since ovulation + sex the day after it
Sperm and Egg: Yes. Of course. One sperm is all it takes. As I am sure you know at 37 years of age that ovulation is the most likely time to get pregnant from sperm. It is the event of the readied egg being released from the ovary. Sperm waiting to impregnate it are the sperm that will cause pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: Best to get a pregnancy test. It will already be positive if ur pregnant. ...Read more
Is it possible the if sperm escaped during the pullout method 4 days before ovulation could cause a pregnancy?
If during intercourse, pre-ejactulation may have occurred, this day ovulation was in the process. Is pregnancy likely?
I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend during her ovulation and we are really hoping to avoid a pregnancy is there any pill she can take.
Has several options:
There are several options for
postcoital or emergency contraception" which include the insertion of a copper intrauterine device (IUD) or the use of oral pills of estrogens +progestins, or progestin only called levonogestrel or a selective progesterone receptor modulator called ulipristal. Any of these may be used within 5 days. The copper IUD is the best, most effective method and protect 10yrs ...Read more
Why during my ovulation days I get pregnancy symptoms almost every month is the same thing but I end up not getting pregnant is that normal?
No Pregnancy Symptom: I think this is that you are very much misinformed. There are no specific pregnancy symptoms. There are hormone fluctuation symptoms that are hard to distinguish between period symptoms and times of hormonal fluctuation. Ovulation occurs because of hormone fluctuation. These are normal symptoms and do not in any way represent pregnancy. ...Read more
It is possible: Most older studies have shown low levels of sperm or no sperm in pre-ejaculate with sperm not being motile (however, don't know how promptly samples were examined). However, a study published in 2011 showed that there are some individuals with a high motile sperm count in pre-ejaculate. See: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3564677/ ...Read more
Plan B: It is impossible to know when ovulation happens exactly unless you test for it with an ovulation test. If you just estimate when ovulation occurred, then yes you are at risk to get pregnant if you had sex 4 days from ovulation. Emergency contraception - Plan B is available otc or prescribed by an md, it needs to be started within 72 hours from intercourse to be effective at preventing a pregnancy. ...Read more
Does ovulation stop when someone is pregnant? What if someone has unprotected sex during pregnancy?
Nothing much: Pregnancy is not possible on top of an existing pregnancy. So nothing will come about from unprotected sex while pregnant provided the partner is free of disease (should use a condom in that case) because pregnancy does not make you exempt from sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more