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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.

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Questions about Conception

Avatar Peggy...
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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
Avatar Abamfree
Jane ...
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Hi, According to my calculations if your last period started on June 29th then your EDC would be April 5th. Ovulation would have been between 10th-...

Answered: 05 Jan 2016
Avatar Amber...
Jane ...
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Hi, It would be reasonable to see your GP if you haven't done this already. It's very early and difficult to say if this is a (late) period or even...

Answered: 11 Dec 2015
Avatar Glady...
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Hi, There are some excellent articles around this exact subject on the Huggies site; titled "How to Conceive a Boy or a Girl". I suggest you check ...

Answered: 11 Dec 2015
Avatar Beth4...
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Hi, I appreciate it's been a while since you submitted your question. Yes, the symptoms you're describing are all symptoms of pregnancy however, th...

Answered: 14 Nov 2015
Avatar Zibus...
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Hi, It's impossible to say at this early stage. But if you're wondering about who is the father of your baby you could do a DNA test when the baby ...

Answered: 14 Nov 2015
Avatar Brend...
Jane ...
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Hi, Conception is possible anytime when a couple have unprotected sex and are within a fertile age group. However, and you'd know this already I'm ...

Answered: 08 Oct 2015
Avatar Kayle...
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Hi, You could do a pregnancy test at home or alternately, go to your GP and request a blood test to check for the presence of pregnancy hormone. Th...

Answered: 08 Oct 2015
Avatar Apple...
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Hi, It really depends on the individual mother. Some women conceive within the first month of ceasing the OCP and others take a few periods and mon...

Answered: 28 Sep 2015
Avatar Cassg...
Jane ...
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From my estimation around the 16th-17th January. However, be mindful that conception dates are not precise and 100% accurate. There are many factor...

Answered: 14 Sep 2015
Avatar Mrs_P...
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Hi, It may be worthwhile for you to make an appointment with your GP and speak with them. The general guidelines are that if a couple are having re...

Answered: 16 Sep 2015
Avatar Neha0...
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Hi, Keeping a journal of your cycle will help you to become more aware of your menstrual cycle and give you an idea of when you ovulate. But you do...

Answered: 31 Aug 2015
Avatar jogis
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Hello, Your question was not complete but I'm guessing that what you're asking is what are your chances of being able to conceive again? I would be...

Answered: 23 Aug 2015
Avatar Sayal...
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Hello, Painful periods are not a sign of infertility but they can be a sign of endometriosis which can cause problems with infertility and concepti...

Answered: 23 Aug 2015
Avatar Vicha...
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Hi, Have you checked the trying to conceive and signs of ovulation articles on the Huggies site? There's lots of information there which will answe...

Answered: 30 Jul 2015
Avatar Karra...
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Hi, Some women can feel their cervix and others can't, this is not a sign of fertility or ease of conception, it's just a unique and individual si...

Answered: 20 Jul 2015
Avatar Pigsd...
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Hello, Your email question ran out before it was completed. I'm sorry I'm not clear on what your question it. But I sense that it has something to ...

Answered: 20 Jul 2015
Avatar Zpace
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Hi, I've not heard of wind pain as a sign of early pregnancy. No period when due, a sense of fullness in the lower abdomen and nausea, tender and s...

Answered: 11 Jul 2015
Avatar Kakeb...
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Hi, This really depends on you and your individual fertility. Some women take a few months and cycles to return to their full fertility and others ...

Answered: 30 Jul 2015
Avatar Miche...
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Hi, Your question ran out before it was complete. If you are wondering about whether you are pregnant then a home pregnancy test would be able to c...

Answered: 07 Jul 2015
Avatar Leemac
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Hi, Twins are only detectable via ultrasound. Some women do produce very high concentrations of pregnancy hormone but this does not necessarily ind...

Answered: 31 Aug 2015
Avatar Miss_...
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Hi, It's unlikely that there would be such a sudden drop in your hormone levels over around a 12 hour period. But it's not impossible of course, es...

Answered: 24 Jun 2015
Avatar Divyaf1
Jane ...
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Hi, If it was/is a light bleed then perhaps it's not a period but a breakthrough bleed or even an implantation bleed. There's only so much couples ...

Answered: 24 Jun 2015
Avatar Mavan...
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Hello, Have you done a pregnancy test? The home pregnancy tests are very accurate and if the pregnancy hormone is present they can detect minute le...

Answered: 08 Jun 2015
Avatar Shani91
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Hi, You're right, it is too early to tell. Egg white mucous is a sign of ovulation so in terms of timing intercourse you sound as if you're on trac...

Answered: 31 May 2015
Avatar Sabsa...
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Hi, Ovulation testing kits do not provide a guarantee or exact predication of ovulation. They are a guide and every woman is an individual with uni...

Answered: 08 Jun 2015
Avatar LisaH...
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Hello, It may be worth your while to do a home pregnancy test, preferably with the first urine you pass in the morning so it's most concentrated. ...

Answered: 14 May 2015
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Hi, Although the manufacturer's claim that they are very accurate, the research and science is not as convincing. Some are more accurate than other...

Answered: 14 May 2015
Avatar Ola_C...
Jane ...
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Hi, No one could give you this information with any 100% certainty, there's just too many variables impacting. Your usual cycle, when you ovulated,...

Answered: 19 Apr 2015