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Miscarried But Pregnant
About 3 months: Technically a miscarriage can occur at any time, but most miscarriages occur by 6 to 8 weeks. If you get past the first trimester (13 to 14 weeks) you are usually ok. ...Read more
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 am ttc and starting drinking fertilitea. When should I stop drinking it? I've heard it can cause miscarriage once pregnant?
Fertilitea: This ttc product seems harmless enough. In truth though, there is absolutely no good "scientific" evidence that it will help you get pregnant ( but it shouldn't hurt, either). It's main gyn ingredient is red raspberry leaf which is an old remedy to ease menstrual pain, prevent miscarriage, and ease labor. Since most miscarriages are due to genetic errors/defects, it will have no effect on this. ...Read more
Can i be involved in exercising while trying to conceive? If so, what kind is healthy and wont cause miscarriage when pregnant
I have a 28 day cycle but seem to ovulate between days 17-20. Will this impact my fertility? Am I more likely to have a miscarriage once pregnant?
No and no: You ovulate 14 days before your period. ...Read more
Can stress and/or increase in blood pressure cause miscarriages? I had two miscarriages, am pregnant now, and am concerned about stress being a factor
Agonising sharp pains in vagina&down left side pelvis. Had marena coil for 3years, no periods. Pains for hours, same as miscarriage. Not pregnant ?
Need evaluation: More complex than room here to explain. I will try. The main issue is pain. There are complications from IUD's including penetration of the uterine wall. Other causes include infection. These need to be checked out. see link below for more details. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception-guide/pages/ius-intrauterine-system.aspx ...Read more