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The pregnancy topic is for questions regarding the nine-month development of the fetus inside the mother's womb.
When You Feel the Baby Move The following is from "Your Pregnancy Companion" by Janis Graham: "As you wait for the time when you'll start to feel your baby move, it's not uncommon to become a little anxious, to worry, 'Why haven't I felt anything yet?' It helps to keep the following two things in mi…
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It is really complicated. The simple calculations listed below based on a fixed addition from your last menstrual period or those used by most online calculators are terribly inaccurate. A lot of recent research has indicated a number of other variables to consider. (See the page links, further down…
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"I have been using the Kathy Smith Pregnancy Workout video since I was 3 months and find it quite beneficial. I was never an exercise fanatic, but find doing it three times a week makes me sleep better, and I believe has curbed my weight gain (not that I'm obsessing about weight during pregnancy). E…
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I have found that putting a soft pillow under my hips and a pillow between my legs help me sleep better. I still have to rotate during the night but atleast that way I can sleep. Also, another one while on your side, if you straighten your bottom leg or atleast not have it all bent up and then your …
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This is -- I can't emphasize it enough -- very important! You should, from my point of view, do this before the birth. I had a friend in elementary school whose parents were killed in an auto accident when she was 3 weeks old. No relatives were found, and there was no one designated as a guardian i…
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Answer When I was pregnant with my first (I have 4) it seemed like it took forever to feel the baby move. I don't think it had anything to do with my size. You probably just don't recognize the movement for what it is. I am very large, and the second time around I think I was about three months w…
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Financial Support For Pregnant Teens There are many programs to help pregnant teens. There is the department of human services, wic, which is at your local health department. You can try churches. Your township might help, too. Every town has their own individual programs, you just might have to loo…
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Every woman is built differently, which means we all carry our babies different. Some out front, which sounds like you, some in their hips ... it all varies, but is nothing to worry about. The weight gain for an underweight woman would be 28-40 pounds. The weight gain for an average woman would be 2…
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It's a good thing that your baby kicks, it will always tell you that he or she's doing fine! It might be painful and uncomfortable but the baby is fine, he/she is just active, so be prepared for when he/she turns 2!
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I am 26 years old and i think i am pregnant...because i feel dizzy and nauseaus, sensitive and i don't mens until now, delay for almost 3 months .. even having sex i don't like... i test my self two times by using normal pregnancy test but it was negative.. i am planning to see the doctor tomorrow b…
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Missing a periodNo. Worrying about the fact that you might be pregnant can cause you to miss your period. The stress of the thought will cause you to miss or delay a period.Daily stress can also do the same thing.Sometimes, if you want to be pregnant �so bad� you can fake your body into thinking…
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I don't even know why your mother would even say that to you at a time like this. This is the time when you need her the most. she should be proud that you are willing to stand up to your responsibilities. Keep your head up. I haven't been through this personally but I have seen it first hand. Go t…
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Go to www.BuyPregnancyWheels.com and order a pregnancy wheel. This is what they use in doctor's offices to calculate your due date. This wheel shows conception and a LOT of other stuff too! You can go to www.fortunebaby.com and use their due date calculator. You put in the first day of your last per…
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%DETAILS% Answer As the ultrasound scan showed everything was normal I wouldn't worry too much. However, I would ask a medically qualified person to clear your mind before you start using the oil again.
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Believe it or not, you are not the first, nor will you be the last, to experience bleeding during pregnancy. In fact, I'm just happy to hear you call it vaginal bleeding instead of your period, as so many women confuse. Generally speaking, bleeding is normal during the first trimester. There are so…
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I'm not exactly sure but you should NEVER die your hair while pregnant the harsh chemicals could harm the baby!    IT CAN!My best friend dyed her hair several times while pregnant with her second child. The only reason she kept doing it was because every time she dyed it, the color didn'…
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A woman usually ovulates in the middle of her menstrual cycle So if she for example has her period every 28 days she ovulated on the 14th day. taking into account that sperm can survive for 4 days inside of her and that the ovum lives for 24 hours before beginning to break up, that means to get preg…
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That is the exact symptoms I was having. I would feel like I started my period and run and check and it was just a clear discharge. I am also 5 days late on my period. I finally got the nerve to take the test and it was positive.Here is more information from Wiki s contributors:Take a test and find …
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You can tell who your baby's father is by getting a DNA test done. This is really a sad question, I am sure this is tearing you apart. You will need to do a DNA on the child immediately after its delivery. You don't want to wait too long, imagine trying to explain to your child that you had sle…
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If he was inside you, but didn't ejaculate it is possible for you to get pregnant. You can only get pregnant during ovulation, but all women ovulate at different times. It depends on where you are in your cycle. If you have ovulated prior to spotting then there is a case for pregnancy. Even if he di…
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No, it only takes one sperm to get you pregnant.   Don't confuse sperm with semen. After approximately 15 to 20 minutes, all the "swimmers" are on their way. When you get up, the fluid that leaks out is just the seminal fluid (the fluid that supports the sperm).   No, you don't even ha…
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Answer All women are different. But I'd guess the average women starts to show lower on her belly. Answer When I first started to "show", it looked like I got a layer of fat over my tummy, hips and waist. Then I started to notice a small bulge very low on my stomach.....which just seem…
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I think so. My twins are three days apart according to every ultrasound so far. It seems perfectly reasonable that they could be up to a week apart especially considering that is about how long strong sperms keep on working within the right environment. I am not a Dr., but my guess would be it must …
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You can pregnant as soon as you ovulate. Some women ovulate four to six weeks after delivery. Others (particularly breast feeding moms) may have their first ovulation much later. How can you tell if you've ovulated? If you have a period. Unfortunately, this is not a good way to predict when y…
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Community Answer 1 Any children or baby books that will be read to them when they are born. Or just say anything to them all the time. Sing, talk, read. The fetus can sense the mothers voice. You can sing or talk to your baby. _________________________________________ Community Answer 2 I am…
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Tingling breasts are caused by a lack of progesterone or estrogen, or too much estrogen or progesterone. Depending on the percentages of each in your system. Painful breasts does not indicate pregnancy.
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In any case, the general rule of thumb is: take medication only on the advice of a practitioner who knows you are pregnant, and only when it is absolutely necessary. One treatment that is safe for pregnancies is inhalation of a steam vaporizer, humidifier, or steaming kettle. You can prepare a ten…
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You are pretty safe. Pregnancy occurs when sperm are able to join with an egg in the fallopian tubes. You would have to introduce sperm into her vaginal area for this to occur. However, you are at risk of various sexually transmitted diseases. Things like genital warts and herpes do not require pene…
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Everyone's different, but most people don't notice anything until they have missed a period. Then you'd be about a month pregnant. It all depends on the woman, her cycle and her body. i know you can have your period or miss your period when pregnant It is so true. I had what I thought was two…
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Pregnancy Without PenetrationIt is not impossible, but highly improbable. Even when ejaculation occurs inside the vagina, and even when the woman is ovulating, there is still, on average, only a 7% chance she will become pregnant. Obviously, some people are more fertile than others. Sperm cannot liv…
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Ignore the previous answer saying that vaginal fluids are acidic and cause sperm to die. If anything, the opposite is true. Vaginal fluids lubricate and also makes it easier for sperm to swim up to the egg. Finally, it makes difference whether or not the man ejaculated before intercourse, so long a…
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Pelvic pain and cramps Yes. I was expecting my perid to come on, I had the regular cramps and even started spotting, but it turned out I was in fact pregnant. I wasn't on the shot then and wasn't taking any medicine. So I would say yes, you could be pregnant.
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%REPLIES% Answer I'm a bit confused by your question, but I think you mean you've been on birth control for three years and now want to get pregnant right away. If that is what you mean, there is no guarantee that you will get pregnant right away. But if you have sex every other day, you wi…
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No, Nuva Ring will not harm or end a pregnancy. Of course, there's no point in keeping it in if you're already pregnant, but I'm guessing you were asking about accidental pregnancy.
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Yes,you can get pregnant after ovulation. There is a 25% chance of getting pregnant during ovulation,and a 5% chance when not ovulating.The egg does not survive for more than 24 hours after ovulation unless conception has occurred. If conception has taken place, then it takes approximately 7-10 days…
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Yes, It is true that a women can become pregnant while going through the first stages of menopause. But menopause is very harmful for women's. Now there is many medicines are available for menopause. One of the best natural supplement for menopause in women is Xenesis EP. It is very usefull and effe…
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You can, of course, get pregnant having intercourse in almost any position. However any position where the female is sitting, standing, or bending over should be avoided when you're trying to conceive. The sperm may have a very difficult time, if not impossible, getting to your lady's cervix. On T…
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You can go to americanbaby.com or babycenter.com and they have an ovulation calculator. %DETAILS%   My parents tried for me for five years. Finally, the doctor told them that they needed to both be very relaxed. I suggest listening to relaxation tapes or taking a vacation. Also, depending …
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Period delay isn't a definite sign of pregnancy. Lots of things can cause a period to be late. I am normally a very regular person and I have been late the last two months. If you are still unsure, take a home pregnancy test and find out for sure. In the first couple of weeks-you can experience a …
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When you're pregnant, you are naturally anemic. So the beef craving makes sense.   Even vegetarian moms occasionally will want red meat, particularly beef, during pregnancy. This may be due to the iron in it, the extra calories, the protein ... Who knows? I sure know that I craved beef in b…
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Along with morning (read: all-day) sickness, most pregnant women experience fatigue in early pregnancy which may be extreme. This is normal as your body adjusts to being pregnant! If you can barely get up in the morning, and never get any housework done during your first trimester, fret not! This sh…
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When you go for your first prenatal appointment, your doctor should give you a list of foods to eat, and foods to stay away from. The most important thing you want to eat is green, leafy vegetables. The nutrients in vegetables will help your baby when developing. Fruits are good to eat during pregna…
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During Pregnancy many a girl face so many issues with face, differin a gel 0.1% is best medication for improving acne and scars on face you can order it from mydrugpill at cheapest price
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During pregnancy, you really are limited to what you can and can't do. Here are a things not to do: Drugs.Smoke.Drink alcohol.Do not stress yourself out.Do not sit in the hot tub for extended periods.Don't forget oral hygiene, when you are pregnant your hormones act on your gums causing gingivitis.C…
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Fish is a great and healthy food to have while pregnant! Its a simple matter of what TYPE of fish to avoid like the large salt water fish that contain high levels of mercury. Fresh water fish like trout, catfish, fish sticks, flounder, salmon, craoker, and haddok are ok to eat. Tuna can be eaten in …
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It is safe to sleep on your stomach when you first get pregnant, but it will become very uncomfortable for you to continue sleeping that way. Later in pregnancy it is best for the baby for you to sleep on your left side, because this allows the best blood flow to the baby. No, in the beginning of p…
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The normal dosage on the bottle of Tylenol is safe. Tylenol is okay to take during pregnancy, however ibufrofen, nuprin, and aspirin are not. As long as you don't take more Tylenol than directed to from on the bottle, you and your baby will be fine.
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The onset and degree of pregnancy symptoms will vary within women. Many women experience them within days of conception, others take a few weeks before pregnancy symptoms kick in and a lucky few feel no discomfort at all. The early pregnancy symptoms listed on this page generally can be felt once im…
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Feeling Bloated as a Symptom Yes, bloating can be a symptom of pregnancy. Here is advice and input from others: I have a situation similar to yours. I have started what I think is my period. I spotted yesterday and then during the evening yesterday it progressed to more of a period. It still is not…
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I don't know. I go for a blood test the day after tomorrow and will know then. I've been having a "funny feeling" too, it's a heaviness and mild twinges... kind of like mild menstrual cramps. I'm almost 2 weeks late and am not sure, I've had 2 negative tests, but I may have taken them too early. My …
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Cramp-like pains at the beginning of a pregnancy are quite common. They can feel like sharp shooting pains on either side of the abdomen and can stretch down into the groin area. This sensation is due to the stretching of the ligaments in the pelvis that help keep a woman's womb stable. The ligament…
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No, not every woman will experience morning sickness during pregnancy. About 75% of pregnant women have morning sickness at sometime during their pregnancy. The good thing is, obviously, you won't be sick. The bad thing is that it may be harder for you to notice your symptoms of pregnancy if you are…
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Breast tenderness is as a sign of pregnancy.From a mild tingling in the breasts, a gentle swelling, or an aching soreness, the breasts go through changes in response to the shifting hormones in your body that are an early sign of pregnancy. Small "bumps" on your nipples as a sign of pregnancy.You ma…
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Not neccessarily,I had unprotected sex for 3 months and I thought i was pregnant and I wasn't the doctor told me it could be a hormone inbalance that caused my period to be irregular, it could be a number of things. They also say stress and the way you eat could cause your period to be irregular.
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Pregnancy symptoms Yes, it is normal to feel sick in the morning and then feel better after you eat. But it doesn't always mean you are pregnant. And eating may not always help if you are pregnant. If you don't know if you are pregnant yet, go see a doctor or take a home test. If you already know yo…
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No, the only way to tell for sure if you are pregnant is to take a test. 2 weeks after sex the egg have just attached itself to the uterus wall so symptoms are not there yet.
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A pregnancy test will give an accurate result 3 weeks after sex.
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A qualitative blood test can be wrong. The Quantitative Beta HCG blood test will not be wrong.
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Pregnancy TestNo, you need to wait until at LEAST 4 days before your missed period. If you wait until you miss your period, you will have a better chance of a true result. and my advice would be to take a Digital, as they read the lines for you, and tell you Pregnant or Not Pregnant.
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ok i just took an at home pregnancy test and the results were hard to read light the line was reall llight and you could see another line there but it was really hard to see When you do a HPT read the instructions carefully. Make sure the absorbent tip is properly soaked and then put the cap on …
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Go to a doctor and have a blood test. Most home pregnancy tests cannot be taken until at least the first day you miss your period. However, one of the newer kinds does promise results a few days before your period is expected. Nevertheless, a blood test is much more accurate. Plus it is safer to fin…
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At 17 you are still a minor and your parents responsibility and they are financially obligated to support you. What your state can provide depends on where you live but this what some of our contributers wrote: You can call the Salvation Army, Planned Parenthood, United Way, in your area. All will c…
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Be upfront and honest. Approach him calmly and at the right time. The right time should be when you know he is calm and relaxed and in a setting you know he will be comfortable. Beyond that it's just a matter of being upfront with him and telling him everything you know.But don't expect him to adjus…
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You can find out if you're pregnant if you wait to see if your period comes. I f you miss your period (or for peace of mind), take a pregnancy test. There are commercial testing kits available in most pharmacies and grocery stores that will tell you with a very small margin of error whether you are …
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After the sperm meets the egg during ovulation (around the 13th to 15th day after your last period), the cells divide and travel down your fallopian tubes and into your uterus. If you don't have any tests, it is about one month before you can tell if you are pregnant. But if you are planning to have…
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Yes you can get pregnant the day you start your period. There is never a 100% certainty that you have already passed the egg, or that the egg is unable to be fertilized. If you are trying to get pregnant you can purchase a ovulation test at most stores over the counter and it will also let you know…
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Periods During Pregnancy It seems like at some point every woman has heard that their sister's friend's cousin had a period while they were pregnant. Or "oh I bled throughout my pregnancy and didn't know I was pregnant because it was my period!" This is a myth. Women often confuse any vaginal bleedi…
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I believe you can, but I think the mature thing to do would be to sit your parents down, no matter how difficult it may seem and tell them everything. Let them know the decisions you have made are your and you feel it would be the most adult, responsible choice for your baby. They may be hurt at fir…
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Thanks to the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978, all GROUP disability insurance policies for employers with at least 15 employees must treat pregnancy as if it were an injury or illness, subject to the other terms of the policy (in other words, pre-existing condition exclusions, waiting per…
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  Pregnancy is not a pre-existing condition when enrolling in a group (employee benefits) plan. That is not the whole answer to the question. It needs to be determined if your question is about group or individual insurance?It is true that pregnancy is not considered a pre-existing condition i…
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If, he will go away, then do it the way below. Otherwise, remove yourself for the safety of your child. The other stuff will resolve over time.   Call the police and have him arrested for assault and battery. Call protective services and notify them of your endangerment and they will come and…
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Whenever you want ! There's really no single answer to this. Most folks have sex a lot during the first six months, then begin to taper off. After about two years, couples are typically down to 1 - 3 times a week. BUT . there's sex, and there's SEX: most women prefer a prolonged experience, one nice…
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Answer How do know your husband wants to leave you? Is this a feeling, or did he tell you he wants to leave? I have learned that my thoughts are not my husband's thoughts. I cannot assume to know what he is thinking. If he directly tells you he wants to leave you, at least ask him why. Listen to…
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Divorce While Pregnant   If you meet the residency requirements for filing a divorce in Arizona (90 days), you can proceed in filing a divorce. (Pregnancy does not prevent a person from filing). However, the Court may delay entering the Decree of Dissolution until after the child's birth. …
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Divorce Laws in Arkansas You cannot get a divorce in Arkansas if the woman is pregnant - even if the baby is not the husband's. You must wait until the child is born, and paternity is established before a divorce is granted.
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If you are referring to the depo shot, many women have very light to no periods while on it. Chances of getting pregnant are very slim but the only way to know if you are is if you take a pregnancy test especially if you start having other than the missed period pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, f…
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Answer Yes Answer Yes. Your eggs are ready to be 'hatched". Most doctors tell couples who want to get pregnant to have sex during a womans period and right before and after. Answer See: Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?Yes, you can It is possible but highly unlikely. Dur…
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The baby's heart beat can be seen on an ultrasound at around 7 weeks, and if you are very slim MAY be heard on a Doppler from 9 or 10 weeks. Here is more advice and input: * Most Heartbeats can be heard by 15/16 weeks. * My doctor wasn't able to hear my babies until I was about 3-4 months pregnant. …
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If you have sex in a hot tub, you can get pregnant in a hot tub. Strictly from a physiologic perspective, that's the purpose of sex. The human body is trying to continue the species and the pleasure of sex is the motivation for us to act in ways that end up giving us little bundles of joy. Here is m…
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Pregnancy is a result of sexual intercourse, AKA sex. If you are a minor ask a parent or other trusted adult about it. When a man put his penis into the woman's vagina and ejaculates, the sperm cells will travel (swim) to the woman's ovarian tubes. Many millions start out, but only one normally ha…
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Here is advice and input: Is it near the time of your menstrual cycle's beginning or end? Brown discharge around the time of one's period is normal. Spotting or discharge like this may have something to do with the shedding of the ueteran wall (I believe). Check with your OBGYN if you have further …
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Abstinence - 100% effective, and completely counter to biology. It is important to recognize, however that this is the only 100% guaranteed method. Barrier protection (Condoms/Femdoms) - over 97% effective with the added bonus of protecting against STDs Oral Birth control pills - Hormone therapy tha…
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if your mom is having a baby she probably will be hungry allot so you will eat out allot then after 4 months she will buy lots of cloths and new things for the baby so on then also she will buy ma-be a new car or house to make room there is no reason to get mad over it but the baby may get more actt…
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Yes, it is possible and all depends on when you ovulate (release an egg). If this was when you were ovulating then it's possible you could be pregnant.
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The most accurate and reliable way is to take a pregnancy test. You can either buy one from the supermarket or drug store or get the doctor to do one. You can take one 3 weeks after sex. Doctors say home pregnancy tests are not at all reliable until 7-14 after conception. An HPT (home pregn…
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It takes about a month. If you read the pregnancy test it says that the month after you think you conceived is when you can test yourself, and the result will probably be more definite. A pregnancy test will give an accurate result 3 weeks after sex. 14 weeks after intercourse is the most accurate…
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Gravada is number of pregnancies. Para is the number of viable births (greater than 20 weeks). Multiple birth pregnancies (ie twins, triplets, ect) are considered 1. AB is abortions- whether it be miscarriage or abortion.3pregnancies 20 weeks o abortions 4pregnancies
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It is drop in vascular resistance caused by progesterone that leads to an increase in pulse, and decrease in blood pressure.
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No it can not. Topamax, it to ward of headaches. OB will approve.
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You most likely can get pregnant while having PID.9 out of 10 women can get pregnant if they had PID.
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By 41 weeks you are full term, your baby's movements may feel like minor fidgeting compared to the summersaults he used to turn, because of the confined space. Even though your baby no longer has enough room to be doing flips you should still feel regular movement of body parts like a foot across yo…
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Generally, no. If he had a vasectomy or otherwise lost his testes, he can potentially still impregnate within the first 2 months or 10-20 ejaculations after the event as some residual sperm can live in the vas deferens (sperm tubes). If he was born without them, pregnancy would be impossible.
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What ever she feels like as long as it's healthy and nutritious. Fresh fruits, vegetables, Whole grain cereals and breads, oatmeal, eggs, yogurt, fully cooked lean meats, milk, and juice are all good options.
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yes, they can get pregnant infact any girl can...
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I wondered the same thing. We just watched the 2008 Christmas episode.
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Becoming pregnant triggers hormonal changes in the body, and those hormonal changes makes another pregnancy impossible.
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Overlapping pregnancies or superfetation is possible, but extremely rare in humans. It occurs when the menstrual cycle continues through pregnancy.
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Within reason. Pregnant women should never put themselves into situations where they might fall or be hit in the uterus.
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Yes, it is safe. Alot of pregnant women who contract PUPPPS-an extremely itchy pregnancy rash- will use it to make the itch burn instead, so they dont feel the itch.
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Getting Pregnant After Being on Depro ProveraGive your body a chance to recover. Expecting a period within the first month is a little optimistic if you haven't had a period for three years! The depo shot "switches off" your body's normal hormone producing ability and you need to give yourself time …
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