Expert panel: Conception

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Avatar Mrs_S...
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Hi, You can't actually control when you'll ovulate again. For some women it takes longer than others for the residual hormones to be depleted from ...

Answered: 04 May 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, The length of time can vary between individual women regarding how long hormonal contraception ceases in its effectiveness. But generally the m...

Answered: 22 Apr 2017
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Hi, If your period hasn't started by now or if you're still unsure then you need to have a pregnancy test. An alternative is to go to your GP and a...

Answered: 22 Apr 2017
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Sarah...
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Hello Ttymne, I am sorry, but I cannot answer that question. The most reliable way of finding out is by the baby having a DNA test. good luck, Sarah

Answered: 10 Apr 2017
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Hi, The general information about conception is that unless it's happened within 12 months of couples having regular, unprotected sex then it's wor...

Answered: 29 Mar 2017
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Hi, It's impossible to say without DNA testing. It is likely you ovulated around June 25 however, this does not mean your first partner could not b...

Answered: 11 Mar 2017
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Hi, Without knowing more information about the dates of your last (normal) menstrual period I'm afraid I can't offer you any informed advice. I'd s...

Answered: 18 Feb 2017
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There is no way to tell at this early stage. Sperm can survive for many days in a woman's cervical mucous and there is no way to know with 100% cer...

Answered: 01 Feb 2017
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Hi, There is no sure way to tell unless you have a DNA test when the baby is born. You aren't the first mother to be unsure of her baby's paternity...

Answered: 11 Sep 2016
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Hello Bettina, based on the information you have just given it is too early for symptoms. It sounds more like a gastric upset. I would advise you s...

Answered: 04 Jul 2016
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Hi, My understanding is that this means a reading between 10-25 is too low to confirm pregnancy. Above 25 pregnancy is confirmed. Your reading was...

Answered: 04 Jun 2016
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Hi, There are a range of fertility drugs which can cause hyper stimulation of the ovaries. However, these are only available from a doctor, specifi...

Answered: 04 Jun 2016
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Hi, Statistically you have around a 50% chance of having either a boy or a girl. There are no guarantees as you'd appreciate. However, having sex b...

Answered: 04 Jun 2016
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Hi, If you think you had an implantation bleed at that stage it would be useful for you to do a pregnancy test. It could also be beneficial for you...

Answered: 17 May 2016
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Hi, It's impossible to say without doing DNA testing on your baby once it is born. Sperm can live for up to five days in cervical mucous. By my cal...

Answered: 25 Apr 2016
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Dear Camce07, it absolutely goes without saying that only a DNA test can confirm who is the father. However, based on a 28 day cycle, knowing that ...

Answered: 21 Apr 2016
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Sarah...
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Hello Hazel, I am afraid only a DNA test will be able to give you a definitive answer, especially if your periods are usually irregular. All the ca...

Answered: 21 Apr 2016
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Jane ...
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Hi, Conception is never exact, there's too many variables between individual women to give a 100% degree of accuracy. The best anyone can provide y...

Answered: 25 Apr 2016
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Sarah...
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Hello Iamyourbae02 , absolutely it is possible to be pregnant at four months after having a baby, especially if you are not following a plan for co...

Answered: 12 Apr 2016
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Sarah...
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Hello Jellis Lea, hopefully you are ovulating if you are having periods. However, I would ask your GP to check you out, especially if you are plann...

Answered: 21 Apr 2016
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JHello Avendano_Anahi, usually when there is doubt with a LMP, your so-called dates will be fixed around the results of a scan which are usually re...

Answered: 12 Apr 2016
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Hi, Sperm can live for 5-7 days in cervical mucous and just as you've experienced, there is no one size fits all equation when it comes to concepti...

Answered: 29 Feb 2016
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Hello, Today's pregnancy tests are very accurate but perhaps it's too early for the pregnancy hormone to have been detected in your urine. You coul...

Answered: 29 Feb 2016
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Hello, Yes, breastfeeding can certainly affect ovulation. But not in every woman, it really depends on the frequency of breastfeeding, night feeds ...

Answered: 29 Feb 2016
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Hello, No, your question does not sound stupid but just a need to know. Female orgasm does not affect the chances of conceiving. Though some resear...

Answered: 17 Feb 2016
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Jane ...
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It's too hard to say. Either could be the baby's father. By my calculations you ovulated around June 10 - but this is only a guide and applies if y...

Answered: 24 Jan 2016