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What Can Help You Get Pregnant Fast
It depends: An egg will live for only about 24 hours while sperm may live in the reproductive tract for many days. Pregnancy may occur once the egg meets the sperm. Then it takes a bit of time for the pair to travel to the uterus and implant into the endometrial lining. Only once this occurs will a pregnancy test become positive, which occurs about 2 weeks, at the least, after conception. ...Read more
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
Lifestyle, timing: As far as things you can control - if you smoke, stop smoking, avoid caffeine and alcohol, and try to maintain a healthy weight (bmi of 18.5-25). Reducing stress can help as well. Also remember that a woman's fertility declines with age. Having regular intercourse (2-3x/week) or timing intercourse around ovulation will increase chances of conception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Timed intercourse: If you have a 28 day cycle and cycle day 1 is the first day of your period, you ovulate on cycle day 14. You are fertile a couple of days before ovulation.during that time, high levels of estrogen make the cervical mucus thin, allowing sperm to travel though to get up to fertilize the egg. Pat attention for this mucus around cycle day12-14. That's the time to be trying. Take Folic acid daily. ...Read more
Conception: 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
Sex when ovulation: You have to ovulate in order to get pregnant. If you are not at or near that point in your cycle you wont get pregnant. ...Read more
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
Can someone tell me something please can you get pregnant with one ovary if is yes what can I do to get pregnant plzzzz help me what can I do?
See a REI specialist: If you're 49 you will need help getting pregnant. At any age, seeing a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinology and infertility or rei) can often help you to conceive faster. We check you for ovulation issues like pcos, other hormonal problems, low egg supply, blocked tubes, problems inside your uterus or sperm problems for your partner. If you smoke, quit, and aim for a healthy weight. ...Read more
My progesterone level is low-17.5. Can I get pregnant naturally? Can you please suggest what I should do to get pregnant quick. Please help
Unclear results: Progesterone levels change throughout the menstrual cycle. Because of this there are not usually checked as a baseline marker to gauge fertility. They are often checked on menstrual day 21 to determine if ovulation occurred. A Progesterone above 10 on that day reflects ovulation. Clarify with the ordering physician why this test was done and what interpretation they have for the results. ...Read more
Sex: If you have a reliable partner, intercourse every other day especially around the time of your ovulation (when the egg is released) may increase your odds of getting pregnant. If you have been trying for over a year or if you are over 35 years of age, you may need to see an reproductive specialist to get a check up. ...Read more
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