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Im trying to get pregnant when is the best time to get pregnant?

Im trying to get pregnant when is the best time to get pregnant?

MIddle of Cycle : If you have regular periods, generally the middle of your cycle is the best time to have sex. Sex every other day is probably the optimal timing. If your periods are not regular then you would need some way to figure out when you are ovulating. That can be done with ovulation kits or with the help of a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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When trying to get pregnant, do I need condom?

When trying to get pregnant, do I need condom?

Fertilization: Pregnancy occurs when sperm fertilizes an egg. Condoms are a barrier used to prevent sperm from meeting the egg. Condoms also help prevent transmission of infection. To achieve pregnancy, you will need to have sexual intercourse without a condom or have artificial insemination. ...Read more

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What to do when trying to get pregnantif breastfeeding?

What to do when trying to get pregnantif breastfeeding?

Have sex!: Joking aside, this is an excellent but difficult question. Your hormone levels decide when you can ovulate again, and this will be irregluar at best and impossible to predict fertility while breastfeeding. It is such a variable thing from one person to the next. Some will ovulate when they stop nursing for a day, others not until they have stopped for much longer. But you need sperm, so enjoy! ...Read more

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Im trying to get pregnant. What can I do to get pregnant faster?

Im trying to get pregnant. What can I do to get pregnant faster?

Hard to rush nature.: Assuming the same male..... Sex every other day during your most fertile days. ...Read more

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Trying to get pregnant: do you need to lie down after intercourse?

Trying to get pregnant: do you need to lie down after intercourse?

Maybe: Around ovulation, its helpful to put a pillow under your bottom and rest on your back for 20-30 minutes after intercourse. To know when you ovulate, you can use an ovulation prediction test kit. Usually you start testing around day 12 and keep testing until it turns positive. A positive test means you will likely ovulate in 12 to 48 hours so you can time intercourse. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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Im 263 and trying to get pregnant can I conceive

It's possible: As long as you are ovulating at your present weight, then it's very possible for you to conceive. ...Read more

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Im trying to get pregnant, but I can't figure out when I actually start ovulating?

Im trying to get pregnant,  but I can't figure out when I actually start ovulating?

Use Technology: There are a ton of apps to help you figure out when you are ovulating. Sometimes it takes a few months to figure out when you are actually ovulating. My personal favorite that I recommend to teens is iPeriod. Once you input your data for a few periods it will tell you when you most likely are ovulating. Have sex on those days to increase the chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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If you are trying to get pregnant should u have sex when you get the ovulation mucus?

If you are trying to get pregnant should u have sex when you get the ovulation mucus?

Evalute plans: At age 20 i encourage you to schedule a visit to discuss birth control options. This is an amazing time in your life where you can shape the rest of your life. This is time to focus on your education, career, growing up and enjoying life. Evaluate whether or not this is the right time for you to become a parent. You can only be young once. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant only when you ovulate?

Can you get pregnant only when you ovulate?

No: Well sort of...You have to ovulate to get pregnant but you could have sex 7 days prior and the sperm can live inside you then you could ovulate and the egg could then be fertilized. ...Read more

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We are trying to get pregnant when will be a good time to try?

We  are trying to get pregnant when will be a good time to try?

Conception optimum: Having sex once every other day starting on day 6 or 7 of the menstrual cycle until cycle day 18 gives you a double chance to conceive for each calendar day that you may ovulate ...Read more

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When do I ovulate to get pregnant during the month?

When do I ovulate to get pregnant during the month?

Usually day 14.: Most women with a 28-day cycle ovulate around the 14th day (starting to count from the first day of your last period). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you have sex to much when trying to concieve?

Can you have sex  to much when trying to concieve?

No, but sort of: If you start having sex frequently too soon before ovulation, the male partners may have very low sperm counts at the time you need him (ovulation.) i recommend starting 2 days before expected ovulation and trying every other day. ...Read more

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Can i take l-carnitine when im trying to get pregnant?

Can i take l-carnitine when im trying to get pregnant?

Yes ; after.: L-carnitine tartrate (carnipure) shuttles free fatty acids (ffa) to the mitochondria for energy production. It can be taken before and is indicated during gestation, as it reduces the increased level of plasma ffas, main cause of Insulin resistance during pregnancy, which can lead to gestational diabetes in 5-10% of pregnancies. Only 2 g l-carnipure tartrate have an impact on fatty acid enzymes. ...Read more

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Trying to get pregnant a year after being off Depo-Provera and i can't seem to get pregnant?

Trying to get pregnant a year after being off Depo-Provera and i can't seem to get pregnant?

Pregnancy: You and your partner should see a fertility doctor although if your partner has a semen smear it may not be necessary. ...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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Do I have to give up trying to become pregnant; and then is it easier to become pregnant?

No: This is a myth, although i admit its a popular one. If 45 years is your correct age, that is likely why you are having difficulty. ...Read more

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How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

How to get pregnant when you irregular periods?

May need med: The more irregular the periods are the more likely there is no ovulation. Ovulation medications can help. See a doctor to determine why no ovulation. ...Read more

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Do i suppose to have sex on the first fertile day to be able to conceived. I want to get pregnant?

Do i suppose to have sex on the first fertile day to be able to conceived. I want to get pregnant?

Egg lives 12-24 hour: Sperm lives 7 days and it is an arduous swim to get to the egg, thus the life span. The sperm needs to be awaiting the egg so sex on the day of ovulation will not give sufficient time, starting day 9 after first day of period, have sex every other day or so but the sperm needs some time, lh kits give a 48 hr heads up so that is generally sufficient. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you prevent std's when trying to conceive?

How do you prevent std's when trying to conceive?

Uninfected partners: Have sex with someone who doesnt have an std. You should both be tested at the onset (and periodically thru your relationship) of sexually activity to establish baseline std risks. After that, stds are spread through infected genital secretions and skin-to-skin contact, and those things are needed to make babies, so there is always a risk if someone is infected. ...Read more

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