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I just had sex yesterday and trying to conceive i shouldnt be getting my period until 3/6/12 but i was bleeding today what does this mean could i still get pregnant?

I just had sex yesterday and trying to conceive i shouldnt be getting my period until 3/6/12 but i was bleeding today what does this mean could i still get pregnant?

Becoming : Becoming pregnant is possible at any time during the cycle. Sometimes bleeding represents menstrual flow; but it can also represent "spotting", or atypical bleeding during pregnancy. If you are at all suspicious that you are pregnant please take a pregnancy test. If you have pain, vomiting, increased bleeding, or feel light-headed or faint, then please be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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If we want to get pregnant when should I stop taking the pill?

If we want to get pregnant when should I stop taking the pill?

A month: One should be off the pill a month before trying to conceive. It is also important to be supplementing Folic Acid for several months prior to conception. Finally, it's wise to see a gyn for preconception counselling before trying in order to best assure the healthiest odds of pregnancy. ...Read more

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I stopped bc pill in june of this year. I'm trying to conceive. How long does it take after stopping the pill to get pregnant?

I stopped bc pill in june of this year. I'm trying to conceive. How long does it take after stopping the pill to get pregnant?

Different: It is different for every woman, some may be able to conceive immediately while others it will take longer. ...Read more

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On fourth month of trying to conceive.! how come nothing has happened yet. People fall pregnant on the pill!

On fourth month of trying to conceive.! how come nothing has happened yet. People fall pregnant on the pill!

Be patient/No stress: Trying to get pregnant can be stressful- first advice is to relax & have fun. Equally important is to make sure you're having sex during right time- during ovulation. It's a narrow window. You should have sex at least every other day during your high fertility time( there are apps to download to track ovulation -ex: my days)- ovulation occurs 14dys before cycle. After 6mnths discuss w dr. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive while on the pill. What are my odds of getting pregnant?

I'm trying to conceive while on the pill. What are my odds of getting pregnant?

Not good: Why would you be taking oral contraceptives if you want to become pregnant. This doesn't make sense. ...Read more

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Is there a birth control pill that causes infertility? I was pregnant in 2009 and had my son september 2009. He passed away of sids at 3 months. Since then i was on birth control for a year and since then me and my husband have been trying to conceive. We

No: While birth control pills sometimes can delay your cycles and the return of fertility, it does not cause infertility. In some situations the pills may actually help you get pregnant just after you stop them. If you have been trying to get pregnant for a year or your cycles are regular, it is time to seek out help. ...Read more

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Im trying to conceive.. I had sex mon. And i ovulate wed.. Could i get pregnant?

Im trying to conceive.. I had sex mon. And i ovulate wed..  Could i get pregnant?

Yes: It's possible. Sperm typical lives up to 72 hours inside a womans genital tract. There are rare reports of longer, up to 7 days. But 72 hours is fairly common. I hope it turns out however you want it to. Good luck! ...Read more