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Expert panel: Conception

Preparing your body for pregnancy and confirming a pregnancy - are some of the conception topics that we frequently receive questions about. If you need to know more about conception take a look at some of our previously answered expert questions. Or, why not ask your own question and have it answered by our conception expert. Your question and expert answer will be posted on the Huggies 'Ask an Expert' page and shared with other readers just might share the same concern as you.

Please note questions are not answered live. If you are at all concerned about your health or your bubs contact your doctor immediately.

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Questions about Conception

Avatar Hf1day
Jane ...
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Hi, Your email ran our before it was completed. The brown discharge you had on 6/04 may have just been the end of your period, but are you saying y...

Answered: 10 Apr 2014
Avatar Lilly...
Alex ...
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Hi, You need to wait until your period is a least one week overdue before doing a prengancy test and then it is much more likely to be accurate. I ...

Answered: 08 Apr 2014
Avatar Samnt...
Jane ...
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Hi, I’m not sure. There is often a delay in return to normal menstrual cycles after miscarriage, and can take a couple of months for a return...

Answered: 30 Mar 2014
Avatar Donsa15
Jane ...
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Hi, Don’t be disheartened. The general consensus of advise is that fertile young couples who are having regular unprotected sex generally con...

Answered: 30 Mar 2014
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Jane ...
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I’m not sure. Are you talking about the 5 day difference between when you had intercourse and when the scan indicates conception occurred? If...

Answered: 08 Mar 2014
Avatar Lisey...
Jane ...
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Yes, anything is possible when it comes to conception. But this would be unlikely. Sperm can live for varying periods of time and depending on your...

Answered: 08 Mar 2014
Avatar Kayla...
Jane ...
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Your email ran out before I had a chance to get a complete picture of your question. But if it relates to fertility then I suggest you go back to t...

Answered: 02 Mar 2014
Avatar Krist...
Jane ...
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It really depends on the individual woman and the reasons (if known) for her miscarriage in the first place. Some doctors say women should try to c...

Answered: 02 Mar 2014
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Alex ...
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Hi, It can take up to six months for your cycle to become more regular after removing an implant, if it was regular before the implant. Best wishe...

Answered: 08 Apr 2014
Avatar Lotti...
Alex ...
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Hi, You need to wait until you have skipped a period and it is at least one week overdue before doing a pregnancy test. Then it is more likely to b...

Answered: 08 Apr 2014
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Jane ...
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I think that if you are concerned then you need to speak with your GP or return to the centre where you had the scan and were prescribed the antibi...

Answered: 23 Feb 2014
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Jane ...
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If you are pregnant then it is too early in your pregnancy to be experiencing these pregnancy symptoms. Fertilisation, if it did occur happens in t...

Answered: 16 Feb 2014
Avatar Pam_T...
Jane ...
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If this is a change in your usual responses then I suggest a chat and examination with your GP may be useful. I cannot say if it will affect your f...

Answered: 16 Feb 2014
Avatar Samnt...
Jane ...
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I’m sorry but I don’t understand your question. I’m guessing O means ovulation but AF and CM have me confused ? something mucous?...

Answered: 16 Feb 2014
Avatar Teana...
Jane ...
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Conception can take up to 12 months after hormonal contraception has been ceased. However, some fertility specialists say that if pregnancy has not...

Answered: 16 Feb 2014
Avatar Chrys...
Jane ...
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Yes, it is common for women who are still breastfeeding to have irregular periods. If he has reduced his breastfeeding then this will affect your h...

Answered: 16 Feb 2014
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Alex ...
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Hi, You need to wait until you have skipped a period and it is a week overdue before doing a prengancy test. Then it is more likely to be positive....

Answered: 08 Apr 2014
Avatar Mum o...
Jane ...
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More than 50% or women will conceive within 12 months of their last Depo injection and more than 90% within two years. Check https://www.thewomens....

Answered: 07 Feb 2014
Avatar Irene...
Jane ...
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Some women do bleed when they are pregnant. But what you are describing could have been an implantation bleed or a mid cycle bleed when you ovulat...

Answered: 01 Feb 2014
Avatar Htyler78
Jane ...
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Every woman has her own reasons for wanting to conceive, there is no one prescriptive answer for why this applies. Your previous pregnancies, the c...

Answered: 01 Feb 2014
Avatar Satur...
Jane ...
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I hear that you are worried and concerned and can appreciate this, but honestly, this is not the best forum for you to be seeking advice. Your expe...

Answered: 27 Jan 2014
Avatar Angel...
Jane ...
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IVF is a possibility after caesarian sections. The cut for CS is into the uterus itself and Tubal Ligations are limited to the fallopian tubes, bec...

Answered: 27 Jan 2014
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Jane ...
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I strongly suggest you make an appointment with a fertility specialist who will be able to provide you with safe options which are right for you an...

Answered: 27 Jan 2014
Avatar Funmm...
Alex ...
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Hi, You can talk to your GP about methods to try to work out your cycle and fertile times. There are also fertility kits that you can get from phar...

Answered: 08 Apr 2014
Avatar aimeegee
Jane ...
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If you read the accompanying literature and instructions in them then they do work well, but you’re right to do some research first. They do ...

Answered: 20 Jan 2014
Avatar Krist...
Jane ...
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The answers to your questions really depend on your own individual fertility and perhaps, any contributing factors to the ectopic in the first plac...

Answered: 18 Jan 2014
Avatar Tangy...
Alex ...
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Hi, It is best to go off advice from your specialist doctor. They will advise when you are OK to start trying again. You may take a little while to...

Answered: 08 Apr 2014
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Jane ...
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X-rays in early pregnancy are not recommended, however, at that stage you may not have even conceived. Check this link from The American Pregnancy ...

Answered: 12 Jan 2014
Avatar Deept...
Jane ...
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I’m not sure I understand your question I’m sorry, the email ran out before you finished your query. But I suggest you check with your ...

Answered: 12 Jan 2014
Avatar Jamii...
Jane ...
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At around the time when you would normally expect your period. Most pregnancy tests are very sensitive and can detect HcG the pregnancy hormone eve...

Answered: 12 Jan 2014
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