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How To Get Healthy Eggs For Pregnancy
Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I'm trying to get pregnant, what's the best way to concive and how do I make my body as healthy as possible for conception?
Sex on fertile days: With a 28-day cycle, ovulation happens around day 14. That is day 14 counting from the beginning of a period (the first day of bleeding is day 1). That is also known as 14 days after lmp, which means last menstrual period. If wanting a baby, start having sex twice a day on day 11, for a full 6 days... And enjoy those days, without thinking about pregnancy, babies or anything related to cycles. ...Read more
See a REI specialist: With the right tests, we can find out why you're not getting pregnant in 99% of couples (1 or more of low egg supply, ovulation, or sperm or tubes/ uterine problems) - in the past 15-20% of infertility was 'unexplained'. Treatment works for many couples. No-one wants to see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md, but many couples tell me they wish they had come to us sooner. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dairy,eggs,nuts,seed: Many vegetarian food are excellent sources of protein. Soybeans & hemp seeds have more protein content than meat. Eggs are a superb source of protein. Dairy has protein, as do nuts, seeds and beans. It is especially wise to seek organic sources of soy to avoid gmo soy, and organic dairy and eggs, or else it will be from animals fed gmo corn & soy, which are quite possibly hazardous to health! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read : 'what to expect when you are expecting' when i was pregnant (each time). You and she could both read it together and discuss the important issues. Take care. ...Read more
How to care for vagina? (Female, 21yrs old) want to know what are some tips to keeping clean& fresh smelling?
Best way to keep vagina healthy
Vaginal "freshness"?: The best method of cleansing the vulva is to wash with a mild soap such as Dove, Caress, or Ivory ONLY on the outside. The vagina itself is self-cleaning, unless infected because it has a pH "balancing bacteria" if it is not disturbed. Please leave all the "vaginal freshness" products such as douches and sprays on the shelf of the pharmacy, otherwise you will be seeing your MD more often. ...Read more
At least 2300: A good rule is to start at about 2300 calories in the first trimester, 2500 in your second trimester, and 2600 in your third trimester. ...Read more
Balanced diet: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
Prenatal Vitamins: Fantastic for you! start a prenatal vitamin now and begin tracking your periods to make sure you're ovulating regularly. Get into the habit of a healthy diet and daily exercise to ensure your body's cardiovascular system is in tip top shape to handle the stress of a pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 or more...: While eggs contain cholesterol, most studies suggest eating even 3 eggs a day actually improved cholesterol levels! There have not been studies done on eating more than 3 eggs a day so we can't say for sure if more than 3 a day would be hazardous but there is no evidence that 3 a day is harmful (except perhaps for diabetics) http://authoritynutrition.com/how-many-eggs-should-you-eat/ See comment: ...Read more
Women take follic acid to prepare their eggs for getting pregnant, what supplement can men take to prepare their sperm for fertilizing the eggs?
COOK IT: Thoroughly and minimize salt as a spice. ...Read more
Exercise,sleep,food: You need proper sleep (at least 8 hrs) to rejuvenate your body and decrease stress hormones. You also need aerobic exercise at least 30 mins daily and proper nutrition. Eat small meals 4-5 times daily and be sure to include 9-13 servings of fresh fruits and veggies daily. ...Read more
Trying to get pregnant with not a normal period, how high are my chances? And tips are trying to get pregnant, thank you.
Basal thermometer: There are other ways to know when you are ovulating. Menstrual period is usually just the most common and easiest. Get a basal thermometer. Then chart your body temp from 1 period to the next. Also note the presence and thickness of your vaginal fluid/mucus. This will give you pretty good idea of when you're ovulating and you can plan intercourse accordingly. ...Read more
Unknown: There is no known food that can impact the skin tone of a baby. You can also teach your baby the value of being a fair person in life. Then they will truly be great and not just fair. ...Read more
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