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She recently had unprotected sex. She DOESN'T want to get pregnant. Any tips on avoiding getting pregnant? How to know? Did NOT take Plan B pill.

She recently had unprotected sex. She DOESN'T want to get pregnant. Any tips on avoiding getting pregnant? How to know? Did NOT take Plan B pill.

Sure, with willpower: It's great that a teen does not want to get pregnant. Because the whole point of sex (in nature) is to make babies, the way to not get pregnant is to not have sex. So, she must use her brain and willpower, to promise herself that she won't have sex again until... probably after the wedding. For yesterday's problem, she must tell her doctor how many days after sex it is, so her Dr. can advise her. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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What are some tips to help get pregnant soon?

What are some tips to help get pregnant soon?

Sex : Have sex about once a day around when you ovulate (usually 2 weeks before your bleeding starts). Eat healthy foods. Exercise. Don't smoke. Same for your partner. Good luck! ...Read more

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So me and my husband are trying to get pregnant. Can you get pregnant if you have sex the day after you ovulate? Also any tips to help get pregnant?

So me and my husband are trying to get pregnant. Can you get pregnant if you have sex the day after you ovulate? Also any tips to help get pregnant?

Yes u can: The egg can live up to 48 hrs and he sperm can live up to 72 hrs so u can get pregnant a few days before or after u ovulate, if u are having problems see a board certified gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I used my boyfriend sperm and inserted it in me with a q tip can I get pregnant. We had sex like that night and i inserted in me in the morning so not?

I used my boyfriend sperm and inserted it in me with a q tip can I get pregnant. We had sex like that night and i inserted in me in the morning so not?

Can I be pregnant: Nope. The sperm would not survive. And, please remember this illicit act can lead to a loss of parental rights and significant heartache. Fathers being duped into pregnancy can become a significant problem for women who do this. ...Read more

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How long must u have sex during fertile time to get pregnant?& what are some tips on getting pregnant?

How long must u have sex during fertile time to get pregnant?&  what are some tips on getting pregnant?

Sperm plus egg: The length of sex is meaningless in the question of fertility. Sperm in the vagina on the five days leading to ovulation are the sperm most likely to cause pregnancy. It only takes one sperm and one egg. ...Read more

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Tips for getting pregnant naturally but fast? We've been trying for a while but don't want to pay a ton of money to get insermination. Ideas?

Tips for getting pregnant naturally but fast? We've been trying for a while but don't want to pay a ton of money to get insermination. Ideas?

How long trying?: Infertility is defined as inability to conceive despite actively trying for at least 12 months. If you have been actively trying for > 1yr, then go for some basic hormonal lab tests and have partner go for semen analysis. If ...Read more

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Tips on getting pregnant with a longer cycle?

Ovulation???: First assess whether you are ovulating. Generally, longer cycles than 35 days are associated with no ovulation and therefore infertility. ...Read more

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What are some helpful tips for getting pregnant?

What are some helpful tips for getting pregnant?

Pregnancy: 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

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What are some tips on getting pregnant? & how long do u normally have to try before conceiving?

What are some tips on getting pregnant? & how long do u normally have to try before conceiving?

TTC: As in "Trying To Conceive". Mid cycle is the most fertile time, so sex then is more likely to result in pregnancy. Ejaculation deep in vagina may also help, assuming you do not have a preference about the gender of the child as this increases the odds of having a boy. Difficult to say how long it will take. If no pregnancy after 1 year of trying then need evaluation. ...Read more

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Any tips for getting pregnant after a miscarriage?

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

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more