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Your Last Period Before Pregnancy
Is implantation something like your last period before pregnancy? I'm now starting to notice its starting to turn kinda dark/brown. My head hurts.
R u pregnant?: Implantation bleeding seems to be something that's more common on the internet than in real life. It is not something we obgyns pay a lot of attention to. Have you done a home pregnancy test to confirm that you're pregnant? What you're describing sounds more like a period. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Reliable!: Because most women know more reliably when their last period started than when they actually conceived. Many women who are 'certain' of when they conceive are more likely to get the last period accurately. Doctors still use LMP dating even for exactly known conceptions (iui, ivf) so everyone speaks the same language. ...Read more
9 weeks: If the first day of the last period was 10/8/12 and a woman has regular periods spaced 28 days apart, conception occurred about october 22nd and due date is july 16th. Ultrasound should be performed to confirm this. ...Read more
See details: Estimate that conception occurred about 2 weeks after your last period started. ...Read more
Basically, no: To my knowledge, there have been 3 documented births over the age of 50 in all of human history - ever. It's that rare. The pregnancies you see in celebrities over 50 are all with donated oocytes, that's very different. ...Read more
12 weeks 4 days: If your period started on August 8 and if they are regular, you are at 12 weeks and 4 days today December 4. Congratulations. ...Read more
Days don't add up: If your last period started on 4/16/14, you can't be 18 days late. Even if it ended on 4/16/14, you still would be less than 18 days late. At any rate, if you are late for your period, you certainly could be pregnant and a pregnancy test would be a good ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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9 weeks and 1 day since my last period negative test but had all symptoms of pregnancy what should I do?
Please see an OB DOC: For a workup to determine why u do not have periods. ...Read more
It has been forty six days since the first day of my last period, what could be wrong besides pregnancy?
Some things: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
My last period was dec 5 and for about 3 days I have had pregnancy symptoms. Is this to early to have them?
Probably: If your cycles are regular and your last period was 12/5, you probably ovulated about 12/17-19. This would make you 6 days pregnant-way too early to have symptoms. ...Read more
My last period lasted 2 days it's usually 4-5 days, I have pregnancy symptoms but negative test. What does this mean?
I have had my last period on 9th october 2012.Can I test my pregnancy tomorrow morning? Will it show the correct result?
My last period is April 15 and hasn't come still now. Are there reasons apart from pregnancy? If pregnancy are there signs?
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