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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 jogis
Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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
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Jane ...
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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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Jane ...
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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
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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
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Jane ...
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Hello, The advice you've been given sounds sensible and appropriate. I understand you are anxious to find out if you are pregnant but if you've had...

Answered: 30 Mar 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, If it is still 11 days until your next period it would be too early to have an accurate urine pregnancy test. If you can't wait to find out th...

Answered: 22 Mar 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, All the information you need to know is already written up on the Huggies site under Conception. Just bear in mind that the tips are not a guar...

Answered: 21 Feb 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, Yes it can be particularly with a variable cycle, anything is possible. Bear in mind there is some controversy over ovulation kits and their ac...

Answered: 21 Feb 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, For more accurate results the best time to do a home pregnancy test is on the day when you'd be expecting your next period. Test with the first...

Answered: 15 Feb 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, I'd say wait another couple of days or if you can't wait to find out, go to your GP and request a blood test which will be able to pick up the ...

Answered: 09 Feb 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, Implantation bleeding is usually slight, does not last and settled in a day or two. It's not like a period in terms of volume of flow or colour...

Answered: 26 Jan 2015
Avatar Hope2...
Jane ...
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Hi, If you've had a negative test result then this indicates one of two things - 1. you're not pregnant or 2. you may be pregnant but it's too earl...

Answered: 18 Jan 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, It's fine to take folic acid continuously for a couple of months when planning to conceive. You don't need a break from it if you're having a p...

Answered: 18 Jan 2015
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Jane ...
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Hi, You may be pregnant-the only way to tell is by repeating the urine pregnancy tests or alternately, go to your GP and request a blood test to ch...

Answered: 17 Dec 2014
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Sarah...
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Hi, If you are still getting regular periods you still have a good chance of conceiving, especially if you have had a baby recently. It can take an...

Answered: 16 Dec 2014
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Jane ...
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Hi, This is just an estimation and not exact. Conception can occur within any time in a woman's fertile period it is not an exact and precise scien...

Answered: 30 Nov 2014