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When Can I Tell If I Am Pregnant
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
12 weeks: There are really two types of people when it comes to this. The first is your close family or friends. The people who would love and support you if you had a miscarriage. Tell those folks whenever you want. But in general, wait until after 12 weeks when the risk of miscarriage is lower. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO but your OB: Can, may or may not so call your OB so you can get blood work, an exam and an ultrasound, someimes you can have bleeding without having a miss and often times it is a miss. ...Read more
After 12 weeks: Unfortunately, most miscarriages (if they occur-hopefully not!) take place within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. To be on the safe side statistically-speaking, one should wait until after 12 weeks in general to let anyone know including your employer. We live in the world of twitter and facebook so be conscientious before sharing the good news...Just in case. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: A woman has to ovulate ie release an 'egg' in order for pregnancy to occur. If you are having regular periods with cycles between 25-35 days then you are most likely ovulating. There are several ways to determine ovulation eg menstrual cycle charting, basal body temp, LH hormone surge (there is a kit),etc. The simplest way is cycle charting. Chart you cycles, 25-35 days are probably ovulatory. ...Read more
Ovulation predictor: Women who don't ovulate don't have regular periods. An ovulation predictor kit is a good way of confirming that you're ovulating - get from a pharmacy, don't buy a monitor. Start testing every day from day 10 in your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). Test between 10 am and noon. If you're irregular, or test for a couple of months and it's not working see a rei specialist if you're ttc. ...Read more
Early ultrasound: An ultrasound performed in the first trimester can confirm twins. Sometimes when twins are diagnosed very early, one of the twins may not survive and then the pregnancy usually will proceed normally as a singleton. Blood levels of the pregnancy hormone are also higher than a singleton pregnancy. ...Read more
Possible: It's certainly possible. There are many reported cases of menopausal women achieving pregnancy with a donated egg and embryo implantation. As long as the uterus is healthy it's possible. Risk of pregnancy complications will be very significantly increased. So undergoing this reproductive technology would require careful thought and consideration. ...Read more
If no period comes..: A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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