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Things To Do To Help You Get Pregnant
Besides tracking when you ovulate, anyone know of any ways, things to do to help you get pregnant quicker?
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
Evaluate: If you are trying to get pregnant the most important thing is to have sex, at the right time. You could buy an ovulation predictor kit to see when you are ovulating then have sex within the next 24 hours. If you are trying for more than 1 year get a thorough evaluation by your doctor. If you are 35 or older do this at the 6 month mark. Good luck! ...Read more
Do you get hot flashes when you are pregnant? And want are othe things I can have involving hot flashes my age is 16 please let me know thanks
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Ovulation: Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more
I have a naturally high pH level I'm assuming. What are some things I can do or get to help me get pregnant that are budget conscious? Thank you!
May be normal: Usually high or low ph are relative numbers and differs with individual. You can discuss with gyne/obs specialist for detail. ...Read more
Me and my husband have been trying to get pregnant for 5 months now. What other things can I do other than sex to get pregnant faster? I am turning 22.
First things first: At 21, there should be no rush. First a woman trying to conceive (ttc) should try to do these things: strive to reach and maintain a healthy weight through nutritious diet and exercise. See a primary or obgyn doctor for exam, any needed tests and vaccinations; keep record of LMP (first day of last normal period). Avoid alcohol, tobacco, other toxins. See gyn if not pregnant after 1 year of trying. ...Read more
I say: There's always hope. Now let's figure out what we need to do to make it happen. ...Read more
I been trying to get pregnant. And haven't been able to. What other things beside ovulation date and less stress can I try?
I was told not to get pregnant again because of 3 D&C's (losses) and 3 c-sections. But I am 5 weeks and think things will be fine! I feel Fantastic?
Ok: Best of luck. Maybe you will prove the doctors wrong and have a "miracle baby" ...Read more
Hi im 27 years of age 3 years married I want to get pregnant but until now I didnt. What are the possible reason and what are the things that I can do?
Need some help: There are several items. Start with your partners sperm count, a visit to an OB for an exam (look for structural hindrances) and hormone levels. A good way to tract hormone levels is to follow salivary hormone levels for a month (Genova Diagnostics). If you have PMS (suggestive of low P) your progesterone levels could be supported as progesterone maintains the pregnancy. ...Read more
Is it normal to be disgusted by food. I'm 8 weeks pregnant and I get disgusted by meats and lots of other things.
My partner and I are trying to get pregnant. I've had one miscarriage. What are some things I can do so this doesn't happen again?
Sorry to hear: The rate of miscarriage is 15%...This is not low. Assuming your miscarriage occured in the 1st trimester the likelhood of you getting pregnant and carriying the child to term with the next pregnancy is >75%...We do not recommend a formal evaluation until 2-3 losses have occurred. Speak to your obgyn for detail. The odds are heavily in your favor that you will go on to have a live birth. ...Read more
I am pregnant but have no appetite. What are some things I could eat or drink that will make sure I can still get the nutrients I need for baby?
Hi I was curious can you get pregnant without having sex I don't want to be pregnant I am wondering what's all the things that make you pregnant.
What are some things that a woman can do to get her body ready for pregnancy and to keep from having a miscarriage?
, im 19, engaged an ttc! How can I get pregnant are what are some things I can take to help me conceive? Please help!
Slow down girl......: You're 19 and engaged? What's the rush? Get married, have some fun, relax. Enjoy some time and get to know your husband better. Travel, enjoy your weekends, build a solid marriage. Having a baby changes everything. After you get married have unprotected sex, eat healthy and don't drink alcohol: you'll get pregnant. If it takes more than a year, then see an OB specialist and talk about it. ...Read more
Slow motility and over 35 woman wants to get pregnant via help from fertility doc vs. Trying on own. What would top 3 things you would do to help?
See an MD: If you have tried to conceive naturally and you have not had luck, then it is likely that the decreased motility (which is probably the most important component of the semen analysis) is the problem. He may try antioxidants. Because of your age, you do not have a long time to waste. Frequent intercourse around ovulation may help if on your own. ...Read more
Hi, we have sex at every weekends, what are the chances of getting pregnant and what all the things should we do to get pregnant as soon as possible?
Pregnancy rates: Pregnancy rates are best with intercourse at least every other day since sperm can survive for approximately 3 days. Having relations less frequently than every other day significantly reduces the chance that there will be living sperm to fertilize the egg when it ovulates. ...Read more
Please help me my best friend is getting married this year on may 25th I am supposed to be a bridesmaid however we were trying to get pregnant and if I were to get pregnant this month my due date would be may 25th there are many things that are driving me
Live your life: It sounds like you have so much pressure you're putting on yourself. Live your life. You don't know when you'll be pregnant and if you have to miss your friend's wedding, she will understand. In a more general sense, do worries like these dominate your life? If so, you may have an anxiety condition and an evaluation with a mental health professional can be very helpful. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more
I have pcos and I want to get pregnant. What vitamins and things I can do to get fertile so I can get pregnant.
PCOS = Pre-Diabetic: Pcos is strongly associated with metabolic syndrome ; poor blood glucose control. Both are driven by a low fat (i.E hi-carb foods) diet. Most effective is check lipoproteins ; hba1c (optimal 5.0%) and change to a hi-natural fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate (no sugars) foods. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, mary enig, peter attia, gary taubes, fatchance. Html, dietdoctor. Com. No vit. ...Read more
Trying to get pregnant, what can I take? And what can I take to get periods? Been told different things what the brown discharge was. For eg ovulate
I'm stating to feel depressed a lot more now then I have my whole pregnancy I'm 26 weeks and I get more upset over littlest things. Is this normal?
This can be: Shifts and changes in your hormonal levels throughout pregnancy can have an effect on mood. Also, as you begin to approach your due date, your anxiety may increase especially if this is a first baby. Also inability to sleep through the night can cause irritability as can physical discomfort such as muscle ache and fatigue. Increased social demands and expectations may also play a part. ...Read more
In the US: And if you were my pt, I would induce you, if done properly it is safe, easy, effective and can prevent potential c-section due to not letting the baby get too large, not letting meconium get too thick, not letting the placenta get too old and many other reasons, a recent large study showed the ideal time for the baby to be born is 39-40 weeks please, ask your midwife or doc to induce you! ...Read more
How can I get rid of crusting scabies?? . I've tried multiple things including the cream, and can't take the oral cuz I might be pregnant..
You need to follow..: ...up with your doctor. Crusting scabies is highly contagious. If you're pregnant, the last thing you want is to give it to a newborn. Get a pregnancy test. Find out if u have an underlying problem with your immune system. Confirm that this IS scabies and not an infection or eczema. You may need to see a dermatologist. I know it's frustrating but keep at it please! ...Read more
36w and 4d pregnant. Dilated to a 1 1/2 almost 2 and dr tried to strip my membranes. How long will it be before things get to moving along?
No set time: But am surprised as long as you and baby are ok that doc would strip the membranes before 37 weeks as sometimes you can go into labor in a day or 2 or sometimes it does not work at all to put u in labor, if your baby is not too large, safest time to deliver for the baby is 39-40 weeks and 38 weeks better than now, at 36 wks and 4 days the lungs may not be all the way mature. ...Read more