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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Does having black period suggest pregnancy?

Does having black period suggest pregnancy?

No: It is suggestive that old, oxidized blood is being shed. ...Read more

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How often can women get a period during pregnancy?

How often can women get a period during pregnancy?

Never: A woman could experience some bleeding during pregnancy but it would not be due to her period. ...Read more

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Clear stretchy CM instead of period indicate pregnancy?

Clear stretchy CM instead of period indicate pregnancy?

When pregnant vagina: Discharge is thin, white ; milky. This is not diagnostic for pregnancy. So, if your period is late, please take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a longer period after pregnancy?

Is this normal? I have a longer period after pregnancy?

Your epriods can cha: Change after preg but fi they are longer i rec a workup by your gyn with blood work exam and ultrasound that is what I do with my pts in coral springs fl and then i know what to offer them to decrease the days or flow. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for missing a period besides pregnancy?

Missed period: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are reasons for missing a period besides pregnancy?

Reasons: Reasons for missed or late periods can include: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders, travel, hormone irregularities, travel, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or medical problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. ...Read more

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All know that early pregnancy pains are very similar if it was period or pregnancy pain?

Dr. Liza Kunz Dr. Kunz
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All know that early pregnancy pains are very similar if it was period or pregnancy pain?

Pregnancy test: A home pregnancy test can help you differentiate whether this is premenstrual symptoms or a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause a young women from missing a period besides pregnancy ?

Is there anything that can cause a young women from missing a period besides pregnancy ?

Missed periods: dysfunctional uterine bleeding from hormonal imbalances can cause one to miss periods. structural abnormalities are rare but can cause this as well. Better see your physician. ...Read more

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Can I have a period during pregnancy?

Can I have a period during pregnancy?

No: There are many different causes of bleeding during pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, partial separation of the placenta and even infection or inflammation of the cervix. This may mimic a menses but is not considered a period. If you have bleeding during pregnancy you should contact your md. ...Read more

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Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Yes and NO: A normal period completely flushes the contents of the uterus and would end the pregnancy. But you can have heavy spotting which may be very similar to a light period during the first couple months of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the most fertile period for pregnancy?

What is the most fertile period for pregnancy?

Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to when you actually ovulate and have intercourse every other day for a total of five times to help ensure sperm are there when you ovulate. ...Read more

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Negative test no period having pregnancy symptoms?

Negative test no period having pregnancy symptoms?

Repeat test: Sometimes an initial test won't be positive in early pregnancy and there are other causes for not having a period and having seemingly pregnancy related symptoms. The best thing to do, as long as you are not having any concerning symptoms, is to wait a few days and test using your first morning urine when pregnancy hormones are higher. See your doctor if any other questions to look for other cause. ...Read more

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When will you get your first period after pregnancy?

Depends: If you are breast feeding you may not get a period until you stop breast feeding or cut it down to 1-2 times a day, if u are not breast feeding you should usually get a period by 10 weeks after delivery , if it has been 10 weeks and no period you need to see your OB and i assume your OB did a post partum exam at 5-6 weeks like I do with all of my pts. ...Read more

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What can cause shorter and lighter period besides pregnancy?

What can cause shorter and lighter period besides pregnancy?

Many Things: Shorter and lighter periods can be caused by many things. Variations in cycle can be simply normal changes but they could also be due to changes in stress, diet, possible infections among other things. Please discuss this further with your doctor if concerned. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be having a heavy period during pregnancy?

Is it possible to be having a heavy period during pregnancy?

Consider 4 a minute: A new fetus is so small that is is smaller than a speck of dust. If it is trying to live on the wall or lining of the uterus and then the blood from the uterus all bleeds off into the vagina. Do you think this microscopic fetus can still be there? In the uterus? No. That is not how nature works. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. If you are having a period you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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How is it that that you might skip a period besides pregnancy?

How is it that that you might skip a period besides pregnancy?

Some reasons: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more