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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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I have pregnancy symptoms and my period is 5-11 days late, am i pregnant?

I have pregnancy symptoms and my period is 5-11 days late, am i pregnant?

It is possible: Check a pregnancy test now and see. The pregnancy tests found in the stores are quite reliable and accurate once you are 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
Once
Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
Once
Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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My period is late 5 days now, am i pregnant?

My period is late 5 days now, am i pregnant?

Take pregnancy test: To know. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Extremely high soft and closed cervix, some spotting, period five days late. Am i pregnant?

Extremely high soft and closed cervix, some spotting, period five days late. Am i pregnant?

Take a test: If you're worried about possibly being pregnant, best is to take an over the counter home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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I was suppose to get my period sept 6 but here it is the 11 I'm five days late could I possibly be pregnant?

I was suppose to get my period sept 6 but here it is the 11 I'm five days late could I possibly be pregnant?

Maybe. Maybe not.: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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I'm five days late for period after one week of progesterone pessaries. Help i want to get pregnant?

I'm five days late for period after one week of progesterone pessaries.  Help i want to get pregnant?

Check MTHFR: 677 ; 1298 genotypes to give implantation and to prevent neural tube defects. If +, treat with l-methylfolate, p, and methylcobalamin. Avoid regular added Folic Acid (like those in regular prenatals). Neevodha is best alternative for mthfr + patients. Test for pregnancy with first morning urine for best results.Good luck! ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

learn all birth control methods
once
discuss with pcp your best method
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don't take chances
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Period is five days late and negative pregnancy test. Could I still be pregnant?

Period is five days late and negative pregnancy test. Could I still be pregnant?

Yes: if you are using standard urine pregnancy tests it is possible that they are not sensitive enough and that you are not far enough along in a pregnancy to be detected. That being said, typically negative urine preg means not pregnant, the only way to be sure is to see your doctor and have a beta quantitative HCG blood test. Best of luck. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more

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