Expert panel: Pregnancy

Questions about Pregnancy

Avatar Anita...
Jane ...
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Hi, If you feel you may be pregnant then it could be worthwhile doing a home pregnancy test or speaking with your GP about having a blood test. If ...

Answered: 25 Feb 2018
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Jane ...
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Hi, This is a specific question you need to speak with your maternity care provider about. I understand you're probably concerned but without havin...

Answered: 11 Feb 2018
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Jane ...
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Hi, There is no absolute way of knowing without doing a DNA test on the baby when it is born. It is possible for sperm to live for up to five days ...

Answered: 11 Feb 2018
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Jane ...
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Hi, It would be worthwhile for you to do a home pregnancy test if you feel you could be pregnant. Choose one of the extra sensitive ones which repo...

Answered: 11 Feb 2018
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Jane ...
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Hi, A period is generally a sign of no pregnancy however, some women still have periods when they are pregnant. If you're unsure it would be usefu...

Answered: 09 Jan 2018
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Jane ...
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HI, It would be useful for you to check the Huggies site for information on conceiving and also to speak with your GP. Cheers Jane

Answered: 09 Jan 2018
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Jane ...
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Hi, It's hard to say. If you've been having sex and not using contraception then it could be an (early) implantation bleed however, it may be due t...

Answered: 03 Dec 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, According to health experts once the implanon is removed women who aren't trying to conceive should start using alternative contraception. So, ...

Answered: 03 Dec 2017
Avatar Georg...
Jane ...
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Hi, If you have been having sex and not using contraception then yes, you could be pregnant. Having a period is not a 100% guarantee that you're no...

Answered: 03 Dec 2017
Avatar Carol...
Jane ...
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Hi, It could be just to check your baby is growing and developing as they need to. This is a question best asked of your maternity care provider wh...

Answered: 03 Dec 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, The only way to be sure is to do a pregnancy test, by doing a home pregnancy test with a kit from the supermarket or going to a GP. If you hav...

Answered: 25 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Pregnancy is always a possibility if a fertile couple has sex and has not used contraception. However, the fact that you had a period is a sign...

Answered: 15 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Generally periods come every month but this can vary between women. If you have a regular monthly cycle then you were due for one on around the...

Answered: 15 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, The only way to tell is for you to have a pregnancy test. You could do this at home with a testing kit from the supermarket or pharmacy or, ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, The only definite way to confirm pregnancy is to have a pregnancy test. Until you do you'll be wondering so I'd suggest you either buy a pregna...

Answered: 01 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Thanks for your very comprehensive email. I suggest you go to your GP or local community health centre and request a pregnancy test. Honestly, ...

Answered: 01 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, The general recommendation for using home pregnancy tests is to test the urine on the day a woman's period is due. Some claim to be so sensitiv...

Answered: 01 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It can be possible to have a false negative test so it may be worth repeating. A check with your GP would be worthwhile to do a pregnancy test ...

Answered: 25 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It is possible that you may be pregnant however, to confirm this you'd need to do pregnancy test. Pregnancy is always possible after having in...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, It could be the start of your period or perhaps indicate an implantation bleed. Without knowing more about you and your individual menstrual...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It could be that you had a false negative test. This is possible if the pregnancy test was done too early and there was insufficient pregnancy ...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, By my estimation you were due to ovulate on 8/09/17. Ovulation generally occurs mid cycle and is not exact. Check the Huggies site for compreh...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It's always possible to conceive if a fertile couple have had intercourse, especially if they've not used contraception. Check with your GP to ...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Not at a concerning level. If you've ovulated this does not mean you've conceived, you wouldn't know if you're pregnant 5 hours after ovulat...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Your question is not complete so I'm unsure what you're asking. If you feel you may be pregnant and what you had could be an implantation bl...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, You need to go to your GP and ask for a pregnancy test or you could buy a home pregnancy test and test your urine to see if you're pregnant...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Even if you were pregnant you wouldn't be having any pregnancy symptoms after five days. It would be too early in pregnancy for any hormonal...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, I'm guessing you're been advised after having a scan that your placenta is at the front. Is that the case? Generally there are no problems with...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Sarah...
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Dear Sravya_Ch1909 , thank you very much for your query. Firstly, please may I offer my congratulations on being pregnant :) Certainly doctors rec...

Answered: 26 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, I'd recommend you speak with your doctor about this, there are many factors which influence fertility and you may need to have some testing, al...

Answered: 17 Jun 2017