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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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My husband & I are wanting to try to conceive. What can we do to increase our chances of becoming pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy?

My husband & I are wanting to try to conceive. What can we do to increase our chances of becoming pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy?

Preconception: taking prenatal vitamins before you conceive and having your spouse take a multivitamin as well. You can also use ovulation prediction kits to help time when you are most likely to conceive. Lastly have an OB provider picked out that will take you for early prenatal care. ...Read more

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Trying to get pregnant with not a normal period, how high are my chances? And tips are trying to get pregnant, thank you.

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

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Im trying to get pregnant What are some ways I can raise my estrogen level?

Im trying to get pregnant What are some ways I can raise my estrogen  level?

Raising your: estrogen level will not necessarily help you to get pregnant. One of the more effective ways to get pregnant is to utilize LH test strips to identify your luteinizing hormone peak in order to effectively time your intercourse. Basal body thermometers are also useful. A combination of the too is even more effective. You can obtain these aids inexpensively online. ...Read more

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I am 39 weeks pregnant, what are the best affective way to get my cervix to open. I am VERY desperate.

I am 39 weeks pregnant, what are the best affective way to get my cervix to open. I am VERY desperate.

Nature: Unless you have abnormal pregnancy, let nature take its course, your due date is yet to come, and labor can start any time. Relax, have a warm shower, walk, avoid constipation, and call your doctor if discharge is excessive, mucus plug, bloody discharge, or abnormal symptoms or contractions occur, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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What are the fastest ways to get pregnant. My finance and I are trying and we don't want to use pills and stuff, been trying 1/2 a year after depo .

What are the fastest ways to get pregnant.  My finance and I are trying and we don't want to use pills and stuff, been trying 1/2 a year after depo .

Why hurry?: At age 17 why the hurry to have a baby? Consider using the precious time in your life to focus on your education and career planning. You only get to be a teenager once. Time goes by very fast. There is plenty of time to be a parent but only one chance to be young. Consider restarting birth control. You only get one chance to determine your own future. ...Read more

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Hi I am 28 having pcos , so am i able to conceive naturally or there is no chance to get pregnant naturally?

Hi I am 28  having pcos , so am i able to conceive naturally or there is no chance to get pregnant naturally?

There is always a : Chance. A physician friend just told me an ancedotal story about a women with pcos, who had not gotten pregnant for 6 years, who was averaging 100 days between periods, who started taking fermented cod liver as a supplement, who got pregnant after two months. Metformin is often used to help also, but not 'natural'. You might look further into each, and decide what makes most sense to you..T. ...Read more

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Trying to get pregnant for the last year my obgyn isnt worried about infertility but what can i do to improve my chances of getting pregnant ?

Trying to get pregnant for the last year my obgyn isnt worried about infertility but what can i do to improve my chances of getting pregnant ?

STAY WELL: Eat healthy, do not smoke, do not drink alcohol. Take prenatal vitamins as when you do get pregnant, you will already be on the vitamins in the first month. Have a lot of sex , unprotected with the man you love during the middle of your cycle when you ovulate, to increase the chance of pregnancy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I reduce performance anxiety when my wife and i are trying to conceive our 2nd baby?

How can I reduce performance anxiety when my wife and i are trying to conceive our 2nd baby?

Please don't forget: That sex is there to be enjoyed, not to be an obligation. Try to enjoy relating with your wife all day, not just during sexual acts. Focus on pleasuring her, and allowing her to pleasure you. Are you and she in some kind of hurry about conceiving? If so, that will intensify performance anxiety for both of you. Focusing on "getting a job [conception] done" will not help you either! ...Read more

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Am trying to concieve but my AMH level is 37.2 pmol/L. How can this effect my chances of getting pregnant.

Am trying to concieve but my AMH level is 37.2 pmol/L. How can this effect my chances of getting pregnant.

Encouraging: B"sd AMH blood levels are thought to reflect the size of the remaining egg supply - or "ovarian reserve". Normal range in one US cohort for women 13-45 yo is up to 70. So according to your AMF you should have no problem with the egg supply and have a great chance for pregnany and a wonderful baby ...Read more

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Am trying to conceive for some months now and i just found out my cervix is closed. What are my chances of getting pregnant?

Am trying to conceive for some months now and i just found out my cervix is closed.
What are my chances of getting pregnant?

Chances are the same: If your menstrual periods do occur, your cervix is most probably not "closed" and your chances of getting pregnant remain dependent on several other factors like your ability to ovulate, the frequency of sexual intercourse with a fertile man during your fertile period, the patency of your tubes etc... ...Read more

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I am 41 and trying to conceive, is there anyway to make my body more fertile?

I am 41 and trying to conceive, is there anyway to make my body more fertile?

See a Specialist: At 41, you're better off seeing an rei specialist from the start. This way you can expedite evaluation & treatment with someone who specializes in both with more aggressive procedures and improved chances at conception. Find someone with a good track record & good luck to you. ...Read more

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I hoping to deliver my twins vaginally. What are my chances of being able to do so?

I hoping to deliver my twins vaginally. What are my chances of being able to do so?

Discuss w Doc: Different doctors and hospitals have different comfort zones with vaginal twin delivery so it is important to discuss this with your doctor. Some issues that affect delivery: position of babies, difference in weights of babies, weeks of gestation and other medical complications of pregnancy like diabetes and hypertension. ...Read more

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What can I do to get my periods normal? My husband and i are trying to conceive a baby.

What can I do to get my periods normal? My husband and i are trying to conceive a baby.

Several things: Start with a healthy life style with good diet, adequate rest, regular exercise and get help if under a lot of stress. If overweight or underweight, try to normalize you weight in a healthy range, as irregular menses from PCOS is often associated with obesity, and severely underweight women often have missed periods. Your Gyn can check your thyroid labs, exam, and may suggest Rx for ovulation. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant again and my tubs are tied and I am trying to find out if there way I can get pregnant with my tubes tied and brunt.

I want to get pregnant again and my tubs are tied and I am trying to find out if there way I can get pregnant with my tubes tied and brunt.

Tubal: The most common way to achieve pregnancy after having a tubal is either surgery to put the remaining ends of the tubes back together that only some obgyns do or IVF. Unfortunately it is very common for insurance not to cover these procedures fully or at all. You may want to check with your insurance and your obgyn ...Read more

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I am trying to conceive but how do I increase the chances of having a baby girl?

I am trying to conceive but how do I increase the chances of having a baby girl?

Can't: There is no natural way to do this. A fertility doctor could talk more with you about ways to perhaps increase your chances suing treatment interventions. ...Read more

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Hello, can u please help me, I want to have a baby , my periods are delayed 15 days and my test is negative. are there still chances of being conceiv?

Hello, can u please help me, I want to have a baby , my periods are delayed 15 days and my  test is negative. are there still chances of being conceiv?

Test again: Test again and if negative just relax and wait until your next period comes. In India you are masters of meditation. So get into a habit of meditation and peace and your chances of having a baby will increase. ...Read more