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Hi, i was wondering how long after conception does a woman experience pregnancy symptoms? I had my period on sept 30, 2011 and my husband and i had unprotected sex on oct 15, 2011. I have been feeling sick to my stomach throughout the day and my breasts

Hi, i was wondering how long after conception does a woman experience pregnancy symptoms? I had my period on sept 30, 2011 and my husband and i had unprotected sex on oct 15, 2011.  I have been feeling sick to my stomach throughout the day and my breasts

The : The symptoms of pregnancy can start once implantation occurs. This typically happens about 8-10 days after ovulation. Based on your lmp of 8/30/11, you likely ovulated on or around 10/14/11, if in fact you conceived, then the timing for pregnancy symptoms is consistent. There are early prediction pregnancy tests in stores that can predict pregnancy a week before your next period is due. I suggest you take one to be sure, or you can always follow up with your primary care provider or gynecologist for testing. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

Lactation Start?: There is no definitive time that pre-lactation begins in a pregnancy; some women experience the onset of a unilateral or bilateral clear discharge as early as 13 weeks; others, as late as 32 weeks or beyond. Tho set of lactation is merely a sign that hormone levels that stimulate lactation have reached "operational" levels, and that you are rest to breast feed when the moment arrives! ...Read more

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What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?

What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?

Hair, pregnancy: Hirsutism does not change during pregnancy or breast feeding largely because hair that has already grown in will not go away unless shaved/ plucked/ etc. Hair thinning is not so much affected by PCOS to begin with, but women sometimes have temporary alterations in head hair, particularly after delivery. Check out telogen effluvium online. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Why do women's breasts grow in pregnancy?

Why do women's breasts grow in pregnancy?

Pregnancy: A woman's breasts enlarge during pregnancy because estrogen is stimulating the milk ducts to enlarge to produce milk to feed the baby. ...Read more

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When does breasts start to hurt during pregnancy?

When does breasts start to hurt during pregnancy?

After pregnancy: After pregnancy if engorged with milk, maybe. Breasts don't always "hurt" during pregnancy, even though they get larger. ...Read more

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How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

Diagnosis chloasma?: Brown patch between the breasts could be something called chloasma (hyper pigmentation associated with pregnancy), but also could be a superficial fungal skin infection, a sign of diabetes or Insulin resistance, etc. If it is chloasma, then typically it will fade within 3 months after pregnancy. Sun exposure can make it more prominent. Discuss safe sunscreen use with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the effects of a pregnancy on a woman's breasts?

Can you please tell me about the effects of a pregnancy on a woman's breasts?

Breast changes: During pregnancy breasts can become more tender which will diminish with time. The breasts enlarge and blood vessels on the breast may also become larger. The nipples and aveola become larger and darker. ...Read more