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Doctor insights on: Young Teens Getting Pregnant

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Does it make sense to get a liposuction just before getting pregnant?

Does it make sense to get a liposuction just before getting pregnant?

No: I would strongly recommend you wait until after pregnancy before you consider any type of body contouring procedure. Your body will change with pregnancy and may require a different contouring procedure such as an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck. ...Read more

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Do you think it could be a waste to get liposuction before getting pregnant?

Do you think it could be a waste to get liposuction before getting pregnant?

May be.: If you are planning on pregnancies in the near future, best to wait on having any type of body contouring surgery at this point. Complete pregnancies, achieve a long-term stable weight, and then evaluate to see whether you will need the help of a plastic surgeon to achieve your goals. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I take my mind off of getting pregnant so I can actually get pregnant?

Get involved/life: Get actively involved in life's events, including volunteering, church work, gardening, or a myriad of your avocational interests. Focusing only on pregnancy attempts makes it a "job" and last I checked, the physical process of getting pregnant was supposed to be "fun". ...Read more

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How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

<24 weeks.: Most us states have laws prohibiting pregnancy termination after 24 weeks (check with your state's laws). In general, the earlier you terminate an undesired pregnancy, the safer, cheaper and less emotionally/physically dangerous it is. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant from precum, and what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum?

Can I get pregnant from precum, and what are the chances of getting pregnant from precum?

Here are some ...: The odd to conceive from per-cum is probably zero, but no one can guarantee to say it in 100% manner so to serve political correctness and professional self-protection since there is still few sperms in pre-cum. Nonetheless, do HPT in 1 wk after missing period and repeat it in 1 wk if the 1st was (-) and still in doubt. More, seek pro-evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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When is best time to get pregnant and which dates are that you can avoid getting pregnant?

When is best time to get pregnant and which dates are that you can avoid getting pregnant?

Not sure...: ...what you're asking. The best time to conceive is when your physical, mental, financial health are optimized, and a caring and committed partner has been selected. ...Read more

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I have been trying to get pregnant and I'm not getting pregnant. Does this mean I can't have children ?

I have been trying to get pregnant and I'm not getting pregnant. Does this mean I can't have children 
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Not necessarily: We usually tell women that are trying to conceive not to be concerned about a problem until they have been trying to get pregnant for at least a year. This means having regular sex around the time of your most fertile period which is 14 days after the first day of your period. If you have been trying for a year then both you and your partner need to get a check up and labs. Good luck ...Read more

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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