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What is the best age to start thinking about getting pregnant?

What is the best age to start thinking about getting pregnant?

No easy answer: A woman with regular menses has a high likelihood of becoming pregnant within 6 cycles with regular unprotected vaginal intercourse. However, a number of other factors might need consideration to choose the appropriate time. General health, educational or work aspirations, finiancial stability and emotional readiness to settle down all should be considered. Take the time to assess your situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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 is the best age for getting pregnant?

What is the best age for getting pregnant?

No one best: There's really no one best age, the age when you are ready is the best. Female fertility declines gradually from early 20's into the mid-late 30s, then starts to drop quickly. Having your family finished (or at least started) by the mid 30s may be a good strategy. ...Read more

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What is the best advice to getting pregnant?

What is the best advice to getting pregnant?

Track ovulation: You should know when you are ovulating and make sure to have sexual intercourse then. Track your temperature each morning before getting out of bed when there is a sudden rise it means that you are ovulating. Double check using an ovulation kit. Have your partner wear boxers and avoid hot tubs several days prior to optimize sperm count. Be sure to start prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Is it true that couples have the best chance at getting pregnant before 35?

Is it true that couples have the best chance at getting pregnant before 35?

Fertility rates.: Fertility continuously declines from teenage years onward. Therefore, the best chance to conceive is in teenage years and decreases from that point. ...Read more

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When is the best time or is there a best time of the month to try getting pregnant?

When is the best time or is there a best time of the month to try getting pregnant?

During ovulation: For a normal 28 day menstrual cycle, typically 12-15 days after the first day of the last menses will be the most fertile. There are a number of free fertility calculators online as well. ...Read more

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What approaches work best to get wife pregnant or increase the chance of getting pregnant?

Healthy lifestyle: You and she might consider a healthy lifestyle that includes fruits, veggies, lean meat, exercise and Folic Acid for her. Both might benefit from dha supplementation. Then there are ovulation kits that you can purchase at the drugstore so you know when she will ovulate. Then you want sperm on board when she ovulates. It can take 12 months or longer for conception in normal adults. ...Read more

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Whats the best solution to not getting pregnant? Dont say abstinence

Whats the best solution to not getting pregnant? Dont say abstinence

IUD/BTL/vasectomy.: Best long-acting reversible contraceptive: intrauterine device. Best permanent contraceptive technique: bilateral tubal ligation. If in a monogamous relationship, vasectomy of your partner should also be considered permanent contraception. ...Read more

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What time of my cycle do I have the best chance of getting pregnant?

What time of my cycle do I have the best chance of getting pregnant?

Ovulation is 14: days prior to your next anticipated period. Can start having sex a few days before that, when ovulating and a couple days afterwards. ...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