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Ttc,I seem to b ovulating a week before my period.Is this normal could it cause me problems conceiving? We've been tryin for 5 mths after miscarriage.

Ttc,I seem to b ovulating a week before my period.Is this normal could it cause me problems conceiving? We've been tryin for 5 mths after miscarriage.

No: Ovulation occurs 14 days before your period starts. If you have a short cycle you may ovulate sooner than you expect to after your cycle ends. Ex: with a 21 day cycle day 1 is the first day of your period day 7 ovulation ( even if your menses last 5 days). Of course there is some variation. Most pregnancies are conceived 2 days before ovulation. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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I am 38 years old with a amh of .81. No problem conceiving 1st child at 34 and 2nd at 36. Miscarriage at 35 & 37. Likelihood of natural conception?

I am 38 years old with a amh of .81.  No problem conceiving 1st child at 34 and 2nd at 36.  Miscarriage at 35 & 37.  Likelihood of natural conception?

Hard to say: The amh level is a good predictor of how you will respond to fertility drugs and perhaps your chances of getting pregnant with treatment as well. It is not very good at predicting spontaneous pregnancy. A low level suggests waiting is not a good idea though. ...Read more

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37yrs of age had a miscarriage in April,what r the chances of conceiving again,as i have irregular pmc ?

37yrs of age had a miscarriage in April,what r the chances of conceiving again,as i have irregular pmc  ?

See details: Irregular cycles are frequently associated with no ovulation therefore precluding pregnancy. I would suggest you see a GYN for cycle evaluation and possible ovulation induction. ...Read more

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I had bucornuate miscarriage on april 29, 2013..Since then we are trying but no result, is bicornuate is hurdle in conceiving? What should do to conceiv

I had bucornuate miscarriage on april 29, 2013..Since then we are trying but no result, is bicornuate is hurdle in conceiving? What should do to conceiv

Yes: Pregnancy is more difficult with a bicornuate uterus and often when one does successfully conceive the fetus can not grow in the smaller uterine horn. There are many options including seeing a gynecologist, considering surgical removal or repair of one uterine horn, and intrauterine insemination with careful monitoring by a maternal fetal medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Is it true that the chance of conceiving twins is higher after a recent miscarriage?

Is it true that the chance of conceiving twins is higher after a recent miscarriage?

No: I've never hear that statistic before. Twins have a genetic susceptibility (meaning they run in families). Being older at conception (like late 30's) also increases chances. To my knowledge pregnancy after a miscarriage doesn't increase chance. ...Read more

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We are waiting 3 months to heal before conceiving. When is it okay to have sex after a miscarriage? Protected

When bleeding stops: As a general rule, it is OK to resume activity when the miscarriage bleeding stops. This usually happens within about 2 weeks from the miscarriage. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more