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Last period 9/4. Already have 2 young children & trying to conceive. Tracking ovulation & was positive 10/3 & today period started. Is this possible?

Last period 9/4. Already have 2 young children & trying to conceive. Tracking ovulation & was positive 10/3 & today period started. Is this possible?

Yes: You probably are not pregnant. Seems like your period came right on time. Try an app such as iPeriod and track your periods to find out when your optimal ovulation period (3-5 days) is, then have sex during that time period for the optimal results ...Read more

Dr. Serena Chen
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Trying To Conceive (Definition)

Trying to conceive means trying to get pregnant. Patients understand that the best to conceive is when the women is in the middle of her cycle day 12 to day 14 (with the first day of your ...Read more


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Trying to conceive, ovulation is supposed to be on the 8th but im only seeing pasty like cervical mucus instead of egg white. Can i still get preggo?

Trying to conceive, ovulation is supposed to be on the 8th but im only seeing pasty like cervical mucus instead of egg white. Can i still get preggo?

Yes you can: Egg white cervical mucus would be observed in an ideal situation, but seeing a cervical mucous of a different consistency should not keep you from having intercourse. ...Read more

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I'm on antibiotics and I'm trying to conceive. Ovulating in few days. Is it safe?

I'm on antibiotics and I'm trying to conceive. Ovulating in few days. Is it safe?

Antibiotic/pregnancy: This depends upon which antibiotic. Penicillins and cephalosporins are likely to be quite safe, but you do not want to be on tetracyclines, fluorinated quinolones, or several other classes of antibiotics. If you are more specific could provide more definitive responses. ...Read more

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Is it best to having sex every second day or so if trying to conceive, if ovulation isn't detected from cm each month? Couple in our 40s

Is it best to having sex every second day or so if trying to conceive, if ovulation isn't detected from cm each month?
Couple in our 40s

Ovulation: If you are in your 40's and have been trying to get pregnant for 6 months or more then you should see a Fertility medicine doctor soon. The ovaries ability to produce healthy eggs goes down rapidly at this age so getting evaluated soon is important. Sex every day or every other day mid cycle is fine. ...Read more

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I am trying to conceive. I ovulated on monday (confirmed by OPK and temperatures) and have had spotting for 4 days. Is this normal or worrisome?

I am trying to conceive. I ovulated on monday (confirmed by OPK and temperatures) and have had spotting for 4 days. Is this normal or worrisome?

Not normal.: Remember that opks and bbts indicate when you should ovulate but are at best suggestive of normal ovulation. Inadequate follicle and egg development and/or inappropriate hormone levels can occur without the opks or the bbts indicating anything abnormal. The atypical bleeding pattern suggests inadequate hormone support which in turn suggests inadequate egg maturation. ...Read more

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Is Excedrin migraine safe while trying to conceive (currently ovulating but couldn't be to implantation stage yet).

Is Excedrin migraine safe while trying to conceive (currently ovulating but couldn't be to implantation stage yet).

Pregnancy: Excedrin Migraine has aspirin, caffeine, and acetaminophen. Aspirin is unsafe to the fetus. There are concerns about caffeine as well. Acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) is safe in pregnancy. You may not know exactly when you have conceived, so it is best to avoid all medications, over the counter and prescription, unless you have spoken to your doctor and have gotten the ok. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive.. I ovulated about a week ago, now i'm having bad cramping on the right side. Could this be implantation cramps?

Trying to conceive.. I ovulated about a week ago, now i'm having bad cramping on the right side. Could this be implantation cramps?

Possible: Implantation generally occurs 6 1/2 to 7 days after ovulation and fertilization. Some women will increase implantation bleeding and/or some mild cramping; but if you do not have it, it does not mean you are not pregnant. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more