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Is it true gertoil helps you get pregnant?

Is it true gertoil helps you get pregnant?

No: Geritol is an over the counter multivitamin plus iron supplement that is marketed to the geriatric population. Geritol does not assist with getting pregnant any better than any other vitamin. ...Read more

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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When you are pregnant, is it true you eat for two?

When you are pregnant, is it true you eat for two?

Just one plus...: The recommended weight gain for pregnancy is 25-30 lbs. During first trimester, some women may gain some 2-4 lbs, others none, still others may actualy lose some due to v/n etc. As pregnancy progresses, mom's caloric intake increases, maybe 400-500 cal extra daily at end of pregnancy...But not for 2.
F/u with doc regular and follow the OB advice for proper diet/wt gain.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it true that you can't get pregnant if you are on top?

Is it true that you can't get pregnant if you are on top?

No: You can get pregnant in virtually any intercourse position, as the "salmon" (sperm) can jump almost any "waterfall" to spawn. ...Read more

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Is it true tht you can only get pregnant one day out a month?

Is it true tht you can only get pregnant one day out a month?

No: Egg window is short, but sperm may survive 4-6 days so the fertile window is longer. ...Read more

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Is it true you can only get pregnant three days out of the month?

Is it true you can only get pregnant three days out of the month?

3to5days: A woman's egg is viable for about one day but a sperm can survive in the woman's body 3to5 days so that pregnancy can possibly occur if you ovulate up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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If I use a catulater to see if im pregnant are them catulaters true?

If I use a catulater to see if im pregnant are them catulaters true?

Pregnancy testing: Pregnancy testing is done by blood or urine. I do not know what a catulater is or how it would be used to test for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you smoke while your pregnant, the child will smoke too?

Is it true that if you smoke while your pregnant, the child will smoke too?

In a way, yes: Some of the toxins you inhale with every cigarette will enter your blood and travel thru the umbilical cord to baby. It is well documented that the nicotine effects the small blood vessels of the placenta, narrowing their size. Smokers have babies a half pound lighter than non smokers. Other studies show the kids more likely to be smokers later in life. ...Read more

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Is it true that if you smoke while you are pregnant, the child will grow up to be a smoker too?

Is it true that if you smoke while you are pregnant, the child will grow up to be a smoker too?

No: Smoking while you are pregnant will not determine if your child will smoke later in life. It is not good for the baby. Your smoking around the child, and your attitudes about smoking will have a great impact on whether he/she smokes in the future. ...Read more

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Everyone says I got pregnant from sex in december? Because I am due august 29? How true is this?

What did your OB doc: Say u need to go by what your OB doc who is going to deliver u says, if u had periods every 28 days then the pregnancy wheel says u would have conceived on dec 6, but go by what your doc says and I assume u had an early ultrasound for dating purposes. ...Read more

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My best friend & I are trying to get pregnant together, what could we do to make this come true? Pleasr help!

My best friend & I are trying to get pregnant together, what could we do to make this come true? Pleasr help!

Wanting pregnancy: The most important thing a committed couple can do to increase their change of conceiving a baby is the measure basal body temperature (you need a special higher calibrated thermometer and a chart for recording) to insure that the woman is ovulating (abrupt 1/2-1 degree increase in morning temperature) and that you have sex 2-3 times within 72 hours of ovulation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 22weeks pregnant and I heard ur not suppost to go to pools, how true is that? And what is ur opinion on it

I'm 22weeks pregnant and I heard ur not suppost to go to pools, how true is that? And what is ur opinion on it

Not true: Swimming is a great activity for pregnant women. Unless your doctor told you not to because of a pregnancy complication you can enjoy the pool, lake or ocean. ...Read more

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I'm 40w and 4days pregnant and I'm scared of being induced because people say its twice as bad is this true? :/

Not really: The process is more prolonged and you will be in the hospital and more restricted than you would be at home. Whether the contractions are more intense is arguable but that is balanced by an epidural being more readily available. None of that makes it a worse experience, just different. ...Read more

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Is it true that you have to wait at least a week before you can find out if your pregnant or not? Can I test then? Help please

Is it true that you have to wait at least a week before you can find out if your pregnant or not? Can I test then? Help please

Myths: Yes. More than a week. Don't you remember that it takes one to five days for pregnancy after sex and then the fetus is not connected to the mother's body for fourteen days after conception. So, pregnancy testing is to be done the morning after the first day of a missed period. Not sooner. No matter what you read or hear from your friends. ...Read more

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I like watching horror movies, my friends they say it' s not good to watch movies like this when you are pregnant. Is that true?

It is fine: If you enjoy horror films I can't imagine why you should avoid them when pregnant, as long as you avoid physical contact with zombies. ...Read more

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Hi dox everyone says I got pregnant from sex in december if I am due august 29th! There is no possibility of november is this true! :)?

Absolutely: If the first day of your last period was about november 22, you would have ovulated about december5 or 6th and gotten pregnant

now the secret formula.

Subtract 3 months and add 7 days. So, october, september, august 22 plus 7 days equals august 29 ta daaa. ...Read more

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I'm freaking out. I'm pregnant and bought mushrooms from the store and ate them raw. I read online raw mushrooms are not safe. Is this true?

I'm freaking out. I'm pregnant and bought mushrooms from the store and ate them raw. I read online raw mushrooms are not safe. Is this true?

No: No this is not true. A lot depends on the type of mushroom. Make sure you wish them thoroughly and know what you are buying ...Read more

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