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Women Continue To Ovulate While 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
~27% get pregnant/yr: The effectiveness of the withdrawal (pull-out) method is highly dependent on the male partner's ability to recognize when he is about to ejaculate, not ejaculating into the vagina or onto the vulva (outside vagina), cleaning off his penis and urinate prior to reattempting sex. With typical use, ~27/100 women will get pregnant (~4/100 with perfect use). However, this method will not prevent stis. ...Read more
Is it better to get pregnant a day or two before ovulation or on the day of ovulation? Also can a woman get pregnant 1 day after she ovulates?
Probably not: The human egg is fertilizable only for 24 hrs after ovulation. It degrades after that time and is not able to be fertilized. The point is you probably don't know exactly when you ovulated, and there is a chance of unwanted pregnancy if you have sex after ovulation without contraception. ...Read more
Not necessarily: The other parts of the system also has to work well such as patent fallopian tubes and beside that the partner has right amount of sperms in good condition. ...Read more
Yes: Pregnancy occurs when the sperm meets the egg and fertilizes it in the fallopian tubes. Ovulation is the porcess by which a woman releases an egg. Therefore, an egg must be released for pregnancy to occur. Ovulation occurs usually around day 10-17 of the menstrual cycle, with day 1 being the day you get your period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes. It's definitely possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
How do you know when you're done ovulating. What are the symptoms after ovulation for women that are not trying to get pregnant..
Mittelscherz: You can use ovulation prediction kits and some women have apps on their phones to predict ovulation days based on their periods. Ovulation usually occurs around 14 days after the 1 st day of your period and is a singular event (not over days). The cramping from it may last 2-3 days (mittelschmerz) and the egg is viable for conception for several days. ...Read more
Can a ovulation test be positive if you are pregnant? Is it true some women have a cycle or similar to one during their pregnancy?
Two questions: Tricky answer in a few words. Women do not ovulate or cycle when pregnant; this is myth. Some bleed from other causes they confuse for a period. An ovulation test could in theory be + but not from ovulation, only if the lh test cross-reacts with hcg. Since a pregancy test is positive before the next ovulation, there'd be no reason to test ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
37 yr female.2 kids.partner travels a lot.will be in town on day of ovulation.Effective method of contraception.Can't/Don't want to get pregnant.
Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a woman has a temperature at the time of ovulation does it decrease her chance of getting pregnant.?
Do taking ovulation home tests, such as first response actually help a women in conceiving a pregnancy?
Ovulation: Women with regular cycles, have a surge in lh hormone levels that matures and ovulates (releases) the egg 24 - 48 hours later. This is the time you can get pregnant. If you have intercourse after 2-3 days ovulation, the chance of conceiving is far less but not zero. After 5 days, the chance is < 1% unless ovulation occurred later than you anticipated. ...Read more
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