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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.

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

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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Do you get a last period before pregnancy? Early stages for example the first week?

Do you get a last period before pregnancy? Early stages for example the first week?

Pregnancy: In nearly all cases being pregnant stops all vaginal bleeding. Periods represent not being pregnant or not having a viable pregnancy and miscarrying. ...Read more

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Why is pregnancy based off your last period?

Why is pregnancy based off your last period?

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

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My last period was 10/8/12. How far along am I on my pregnancy?

My last period was 10/8/12. How far along am I on my pregnancy?

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

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My last period was august 11, 2013 how far long is my pregnancy?

My last period was august 11, 2013 how far long is my pregnancy?

See details: Estimate that conception occurred about 2 weeks after your last period started. ...Read more

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Age 53 and last period 20 months ago. Can pregnancy still occur?

Age 53 and last period 20 months ago. Can pregnancy still occur?

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

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My last period was on 11/8 l. How far along am I on ny pregnancy?

5 weeks: Estimate date of conception -substrate 3 months and add 7 days will give your due date of august 15, 2013.
Your home pregnancy test should be positive. ...Read more

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Pls how old is my pregnancy? I saw my last period August 8th 2014. Thanks

Pls how old is my pregnancy? I saw my last period August 8th 2014. Thanks

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

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I think I maybe pregnancy. I am 18 days late may last period way on 4-16-2014?

I think I maybe pregnancy. I am 18 days late may last period way on 4-16-2014?

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 more

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If my last period was around october 18th 2013, how far along in my pregnancy am i?

If my last period was around october 18th 2013, how far along in my pregnancy am i?

Not how it is done: Dating a pregnancy happens with the early ultrasounds since conception can be unpredictable and some females mistake the dates of their periods. Please ask your OB the date of presumed conception based upon your early ultra sound. ...Read more

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How can I tell exactly how far long I am in pregnancy without knowing my last period?

Ultrasound: Ultrasound is often performed to determine how far along a pregnancy is in the first trimester. Many women who don't know their last period or who have irregular periods routinely get scanned for this reason. ...Read more

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I am showing signs of pregnancy but my last period started 2 weeks ago. Can I be pregnant?

I am showing signs of pregnancy but my last period started 2 weeks ago. Can I be pregnant?

Pregnancy: A woman can be pregnant and still have menstrual periods. If you want to be sure, you will need to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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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

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My last period was dec 5 and for about 3 days I have had pregnancy symptoms. Is this to early to have them?

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

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My last period lasted 2 days it's usually 4-5 days, I have pregnancy symptoms but negative test. What does this mean?

Change in bleeding: When menstrual patterns change if the changes last for more than 2 or 3 cycles it is usually best to consult with a pcp or gyn. ...Read more

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I have had my last period on 9th october 2012.Can I test my pregnancy tomorrow morning? Will it show the correct result?

I have had my last period on 9th october 2012.Can I test my pregnancy tomorrow morning? Will it show the correct result?

It may be too early: Usually the test becomes positive a week after plantation, so it all depends when you got pregnant, if negative try again in 5 days. ...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