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Dr. William Singer
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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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How early can you tell you're pregnant?

How early can you tell you're pregnant?

Can I be pregnant?: We no longer use ambiguous physical symptoms to diagnose pregnancy. If you are at risk of pregnancy with sexual intercourse when you were ovulating then if your period is delayed then and only then is it time to do a pregnancy test. The tests, which are readily available are very accurate if done after the appropriate waiting period. ...Read more

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Please tell me how soon can you tell you are pregnant?

Please tell me how soon can you tell you are pregnant?

Day 35: Your pregnancy test can be positive even within 2 weeks of conception. However, it can take more than 3 weeks to be positive sometimes. It should certainly be postiive by day 35 if you have regular 28 day cycles. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your pregnant?

How can you tell if your pregnant?

Pregnancy test: You may suspect that you're pregnant based on symptoms such as a missed period, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, or fatigue. However, these symptoms are not specific for pregnancy. The best way to find out is to take a home pregnancy test. If the test is negative and you still suspect pregnancy, repeat the test again in a week. If the test is positive, see your OB to confirm. ...Read more

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How soon can I perform a pregnancy test and how soon can you tell after implantation?

How soon can I perform a pregnancy test and how soon can you tell after implantation?

After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the home pregnancy test; use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. You could get a blood test as soon as one day after a missed period. ...Read more

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How soon can you feel pregnant?

How soon can you feel pregnant?

Usually the earlies: Earliest you can feel pregnancy symptoms is about 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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How soon can you test for pregnancy?

How soon can you test for pregnancy?

Urine or blood: A home pregnancy test works as soon as you are miss your period (maybe 2 days prior). You can have a positive blood test for pregnancy a week after you've conceived, or a week before your period is due. ...Read more

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How soon can you get a pregnancy test.

How soon can you get a pregnancy test.

Pregnancy Testing: You can test anytime you want, but for a valid test the best answer is the day or after the day of a missed period. ...Read more

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How fast can you get pregnant after sex? Also how fast can you tell if your pregnant.

How fast can you get pregnant after sex? 
Also how fast can you tell if your pregnant.

It depends: An egg will live for only about 24 hours while sperm may live in the reproductive tract for many days. Pregnancy may occur once the egg meets the sperm. Then it takes a bit of time for the pair to travel to the uterus and implant into the endometrial lining. Only once this occurs will a pregnancy test become positive, which occurs about 2 weeks, at the least, after conception. ...Read more

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How soon can you take a pregnancy test?

How soon can you take a pregnancy test?

After missed period: You can take it sooner, but the results, if negative, are unreliable. Positive results mean you are pregnant, but if you have your period, the fertilized egg may have been shed too. Better to take after a missed period. ...Read more

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Could you explain how quickly can you get pregnant?

Could you explain how quickly can you get pregnant?

Sex when ovulation: You have to ovulate in order to get pregnant. If you are not at or near that point in your cycle you wont get pregnant. ...Read more

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How long before you can tell if your pregnant?

When: The very earliest a blood pregnancy test might show as a positive would be 7 days after ovulation (however most would get a false negative this early). For more accuracy take the pregnancy test 12 to 14 days after ovulation. ...Read more

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How can you tell you are pregant?

How can you tell you are pregant?

Pregnancy: The best way to tell is to do a home pregnancy test after a missed period. These are inexpensive, easily available and reliable. The also give an answer long before all the old-fashioned signs of pregnancy that we used to rely on before urine pregnancy tests were available. A little modern miracle of medical science. Use it. ...Read more