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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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How to get pregnant before ovulation?

How to get pregnant before ovulation?

Ovulation: Women with regular cycles, have a surge in lh hormone levels that matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. This is the time you can get pregnant. Sperm can survive for several days after you have sex. If you have unprotected sex during that time ovulation, you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant only when you ovulate?

Can you get pregnant only when you ovulate?

No: Well sort of...You have to ovulate to get pregnant but you could have sex 7 days prior and the sperm can live inside you then you could ovulate and the egg could then be fertilized. ...Read more

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When do I ovulate to get pregnant during the month?

When do I ovulate to get pregnant during the month?

Usually day 14.: Most women with a 28-day cycle ovulate around the 14th day (starting to count from the first day of your last period). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Q unclear: You must ovulate to be able to get pregnant--but if you mean how long past ovulation can you get pregnant, likelihood drops off a lot after 5-7 days, but there is never a true "free" time where pregnancy could not be possible. ...Read more

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To get pregnant, must you have sex right when ovulation occurs?

To get pregnant, must you have sex right when ovulation occurs?

No: Both the egg and the sperm have some leeway here. The sperm can be viable for several days and the egg can be viable for 24 hours or more. If your looking to avoid pregnancy, err on caution and leave a pretty big window, if trying to concieve time it closer. ...Read more

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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation?

Yes: Pregnancy only happens after the ovary releases an egg, which is ovulation. The sperm then have about 24 hours to fertilize the egg. However, since sperm can survive up to 6 days, then intercourse up to 6 days prior to ovulation can result in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

May need med: The more irregular the periods are the more likely there is no ovulation. Ovulation medications can help. See a doctor to determine why no ovulation. ...Read more

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Im trying to get pregnant when is the best time to get pregnant?

Im trying to get pregnant when is the best time to get pregnant?

MIddle of Cycle : If you have regular periods, generally the middle of your cycle is the best time to have sex. Sex every other day is probably the optimal timing. If your periods are not regular then you would need some way to figure out when you are ovulating. That can be done with ovulation kits or with the help of a physician. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant when your not ovulating?

Possibly: Sperm can survive 24 to 72 hours in optimal cervical mucus. If sperm is deposited within the vaginal canal prior to ovulation, pregnancy can still occur within 72 hours. ...Read more

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Can precum get you pregnant during ovulation?

Can precum get you pregnant during ovulation?

Potentially yes: Most studies have shown low levels of sperm or no sperm in pre-ejaculate with sperm not being motile (however, don't know how promptly samples were examined). One small study published in 2011 showed that there are some individuals with a high motile sperm count in pre-ejaculate. See: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3564677/ ...Read more

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When are you most likely to get pregnant? When's your ovulation time?

When are you most likely to get pregnant? When's your ovulation time?

Ovulation : In a typical 28 day cycle, ovulation happens on day 14. To better pinpoint ovulation, you can check ovulation predictor kits, starting testing daily on day 10 of your cycle. The day of positive result and next 2 days are the most fertile days. ...Read more

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If you are trying to get pregnant should u have sex when you get the ovulation mucus?

If you are trying to get pregnant should u have sex when you get the ovulation mucus?

Evalute plans: At age 20 i encourage you to schedule a visit to discuss birth control options. This is an amazing time in your life where you can shape the rest of your life. This is time to focus on your education, career, growing up and enjoying life. Evaluate whether or not this is the right time for you to become a parent. You can only be young once. ...Read more

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When to try to get pregnant during the cycle?

When to try to get pregnant during the cycle?

Mid cycle: When you are ovulating-usually 10-14 days after the start of a normal 28 day cycle. ...Read more

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How often should you have sex when getting ready to ovulate and when ovulating?

How often should you have sex when getting ready to ovulate and when ovulating?

Sex & Conception: A couple should have sex every other day during the fertile period. The man needs time to build up sperm count. Have sex day 13-15-17 of your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after your ovulation period?

For a short time: After ovulation, the released egg is viable for approximately 24 hours. If you are trying to get pregnant, tracking ovulation basal temperature monitoring or an LH surge kit can help to roughly identify when this period will occur. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, keep in mind that up to 25% of couples using the rhythm method (also called natural family planning) will get pregnant! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your fertile days or only when you ovulate?

Can you get pregnant on your fertile days or only when you ovulate?

Sorta both, read on: Literally you can only get pregnant the day you ovulate, but since sperm live for several days after sex you get a window of several "fertile days" before and including ovulation day. After ovulation day, chances drop to zero very quickly. Good wishes ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant only during ovulation if so can I have unprotected sex when im not ovulating and not get pregnant?

No effective: Natural family planning, or avoiding sex when you are ovulating sounds terrific, but in practice it isn't a very effective form of preventing pregnancy. In an average year periodic abstinence resulted in a 25 percent rate of pregnancy. Sometime you ovulate off cycle, sometimes sperm stay alive longer than expected. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate twice a month? Healthy cycles and healthy eater. And can I induce ovulation when hopes of getting pregnant?

No: You cannot ovulate twice in the same cycle under normal hormonal conditions. Yes you can induce ovulation, but not with food or dietary/lifestyle changes. In order to induce ovualtion, you need to be under the care of a physician who provides you the medications to provoke an ovulation. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Best way to know exactly when ovulating to get pregnant?

Best way to know exactly when ovulating to get pregnant?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. ...Read more

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How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

Predictors: Hello. You can download a ovulation predictor chart from the internet or you can buy an ovulation predictor kit at your local drug store. ...Read more

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I started my period 4 days late will it change when I ovulate? Can i get pregnant when im not ovulating but in the days before?

I started my period 4 days late will it change when I ovulate? Can i get pregnant when im not ovulating but in the days before?

14 days before: An easy way to remember ovulation is that it occurs 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days between periods then you can calculate an approximate ovulation date. If your cycles are irregular than predicting ovulation is almost impossible. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant before ovulation?

Ovulation: Women with regular cycles, have a surge in lh hormone levels that matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. This is the time you can get pregnant. Sperm can survive for several days after you have sex. If you have unprotected sex during that time ovulation, you can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Do ovulation test help you get pregnant?

Yes.: They will help maximize your chances to conceive by telling you when to have unprotected sex. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant the day of ovulation?

Yes: Yes u can , and u could get pregnant if you have intercourse 3 days before or 2 days after as the sperm can live for 3 days and the egg can live 2 days. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

Doubtful: You could have sex once, six days before ovulation and have a 3 in 1000 chance of conceiving, because the sperm can be viable and effective for that long. It is unlikely that you would conceive by having sex seven days before ovulation. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

Can i get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

No.: The requirement to become pregnant is to have an egg present for the sperm to fertilize. As you know, humans do not lay eggs, but we produce them through the process of ovulation. Without ovulation, there is no egg and if there is no egg present to fertilize, one cannot become pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation?

Yes: Pregnancy only happens after the ovary releases an egg, which is ovulation. The sperm then have about 24 hours to fertilize the egg. However, since sperm can survive up to 6 days, then intercourse up to 6 days prior to ovulation can result in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Yes: Women who are not using contraceptives of any kind may become pregnant anytime they are exposed to sperm. Ovulation can be unpredictable & menstrual cycles may be irregular. Women are only "fertile" for about 12 hours in any given month. Identifying those 12 hours can be difficult. ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

Can u get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

It is possible: To become pregnant as long there is still viable sperm when the egg is released. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your ovulation day?

Can you get pregnant on your ovulation day?

Absolutely: Essentially you can only get pregnant during the day of ovulation! the egg is only capable of fertilization for about 12-18 hours after ovulation. We observe this fact with every ivf cycle because egg retrieval is the equivalent of ovulation and the egg must be fertilized in the next 12-18 hours. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant first day of ovulation?

Ovulation: Occurs on only one day, it is the moment when the egg (oocyte) is released from the ovarian follicle. Doctors and patients both talk about the 'peri-ovulatory period' which can be several days before and following ovulation. The best answe rfor you - can you get pregant? - depends on how you are deciding when ovulation is. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

That would be: Very unlikely. But, use protection every time if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could i get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

This is not the best: Time to try. Aim for ovulation and include a few days before and after for best results. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation ?

Can i get pregnant 2 days before ovulation
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Yes you can. : Yes you can. At ovulation you are the most fertile. Sperm ejaculated into a woman's vagina can live in a woman's cervical mucus or upper genital tract for three to five days. Fertilization is possible as long as the sperm remain alive. Ovulation can vary several days from cycle to cycle. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more