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Getting Pregnant – Some Helpful Tips

Sometimes, all you need to do is make a few lifestyle changes and your chances of getting pregnant will be greatly enhanced. Here are a few great tips to aid you.

What is Implantation Bleeding?

If you are trying to get pregnant you may hear about implantation bleeding. The term implantation bleeding implies that you would see the amount of blood that you typically see with your period, but this generally isn’t the case when you are experiencing implantation. Implantation bleeding occurs when an egg has been fertilized and implants into the lining of the uterus. Because the lining uterus is made up of blood there can be a bit of blood expelled in some women.

How Long After An Ectopic Pregnancy Can I Start TTC Again?

An ectopic pregnancy, also known as a tubular pregnancy, can be a traumatic experience. Often, when a woman has a tubular pregnancy, she doesn’t know that anything is wrong, and begins to plan on having a baby. Then, almost without warning or any other symptoms, an ultrasound or abdominal pain will shatter her hopes. Some studies suggest that a large percentage of miscarriages are actually due to an ectopic pregnancy. This can be particularly frustrating for the woman who has been trying to conceive or TTC” for some time.”

What is Uterine Myoma?

When a benign (not recurring or progressive) tumor grows in the muscles of the uterus, it is known as uterine Myoma. These tumors can grow very large, sometimes growing as large as a melon. The typical Myoma, however, is around the size of an egg. When the Myoma penetrates the entire wall of the uterus, it is referred to as uterus myomatosus. In certain very rare cases (less than 1/2 of 1% of the time) the tumors can become malignant. When this happens, it is known as sarcoma.

What precautions should I take if I am diabetic and would like to get pregnant?

There was a time when women with diabetes were discouraged from having children. Today, advances in medicine have made it much safer than in the past for a woman with diabetes to have a baby. However, the most important aspect of a woman with diabetes who wishes to become pregnant is diligent management of her diabetes.

Does taking Clomid affect ovulation predictor test results?

Clomid is the medication Clomiphene citrate. This is a hormone that tricks the pituitary gland into producing more of the hormones FSH and LH, which in turn stimulate the ovary. Clomid is typically taken in doses from 59 mg to 200 mg, and taken for 5-9 days. Clomid is among the most inexpensive fertility drugs. It is easily taken (orally rather than by injection) and it is the first line drug used for ovulation induction in patients with PCOS and other ovulatory disorders.

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