Conception And Pregnancy

Conception is the process where sperm moves up through the vagina and uterus and fertilizes an egg in the fallopian tube. The time from conception to childbirth is called pregnancy. Pregnancy usually lasts for 40 weeks.

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I skipped my periods. Is it due to PCOD or pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. I have a PCOD issue. My periods which were due before 17 days, were delayed. Now I have morning sickness and cannot eat something sweet. I am tired with mild crampings on the right side and sometimes in the upper and lower back. I am taking Folic acid and Thyro...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The chance of pregnancy depends on when you have unprotected sex. The period may be late for many reasons, including anxiety and stress. In your case, it may be due to PCOD or a thyroid problem. If it was in the middle of the cycle, repeat urine pregnancy test ...  Read Full »

Can I use AF Kit to conceive faster?

Query: Hi doctor, How to conceive faster? Is AF Kit advisable to use?  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to AF Kit is used for vaginal discharge and fungal infection. If taken by both partners, it will cure you of such symptoms and also treat PID (pelvic inflammatory disease). It is good to take this treatment as you are trying to conceive. To conceive faster, try having sexu...  Read Full »

Is it safe to try for baby three months after open myomectomy surgery?

Query: Dear doctor, My age is 29 years. I had a surgery three months ago, open myomectomy (posterior wall 4x4 cm subserosal 8x7 cm) with right endometriotic cyst (4x4 cm). Now taking Novelon. Shall I try for a baby now?  Read Full »

Dr. Gowrimeena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As it is close to three months from the time you had surgery, you can start trying for a pregnancy now. Please take Folic acid 5 mg daily. Also, please meet the doctor who did the surgery for you to check whether healing is complete. Consult an obstetrician and gynae...  Read Full »

I took five I-pills a year back, will that affect me in getting pregnant now?

Query: Hello doctor, One year back, I took five i-pill tablets within 6 months, and two of them were taken within a week. I am now trying to conceive. Will the previous intake of i-pill affect me getting pregnant now. What should I do to get pregnant now? Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Taking I-pill is not really good for your health. You cannot change what has happened in the past, so let us not speak about it, but avoid taking I-pill in the future. Do not worry too much about it, because mental stress can cause specific hormonal changes that will re...  Read Full »

Am I not able to conceive because of the brown discharge before my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, A year before, I was getting regular periods. One day before period, I used to get spotting then bleeding for five days. I was on birth control pills. A year ago, I stopped the pills. So from nine months, I am having brown discharge with mucus before four days of periods, then bleedin...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have not mentioned for how long you took the birth control pills. There are many adverse effects of the pills, which women are not aware of and the doctors are also not telling. This is a side effect of the pills, as pills stop ovulation totally. If one tries t...  Read Full »

I am pregnant but I am not sure who's baby it is. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex a few months back with another person and then got back with my boyfriend. I had a regular period after the first unprotected sexual encounter. I took an ovulation test, and as I was ovulating, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend to try and have another child...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammad Saquib Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would need to ask a few more questions about ejaculation to tell whose baby it is. Could you please elaborate on where did the ejaculation happen on both episodes? Can you please follow up with the details to help you further? Thank yo...  Read Full »

My calcium levels are high. Will IVF be a failure?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old female. My CA level is 103 mm/dL, while the normal level is 35 mm/dL. I am undergoing IVF treatment, and I had hydrosalpinx and ovarian cyst surgery. My CA level was 20 mm/dL with two Lupron depot shots 3.75. I took five Lupron shots this year. A couple of months bac...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A high CA (calcium) 125 mm/dL indicates an endometriotic cyst and damage to the ovarian surface due to repeated cysts. It cannot be said that IVF (in-vitro fertilization) will be a failure. A few studies suggest IVF success with higher values. Other factors like ...  Read Full »

Should I go for tubal laparoscopy if I do not get pregnant this month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive for the last six months, so my doctor advised to take Caberlin, Siphene, and Duphaston, in the first three months. In the third and fourth month, Gestin. And this month, Letrozole and Duphaston. My doctor said if I do not get pregnant this month, then I should g...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The treatment is definitely the correct one. Please get a laparoscopy done to know the exact cause. Difficultly in conception could be because of hormonal changes, problems related to tubes and ovaries, or some seminal problems in your partner. Do get back to me with re...  Read Full »

How long does it take to get pregnant after removing Minerva's IUD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having my Mirena IUD removed today. I have had regular cycles the entire five years of having it. How soon can I conceive?  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? Mirena is a Levonorgestrel IUD (intrauterine device). The levels in uterus locally and in blood is supplied on a daily basis. So if you have it removed today, you should be getting your periods within a few days, the withdrawal bleeding. You can conceiv...  Read Full »

Can you help me plan my pregnancy when my menstrual cycle is regular?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to get pregnant this year. I have a 28 day cycle. My last period was on the 12th of this month. So, can you tell me what I can do to get pregnant easily and quickly?  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Pregnancy is a natural process. So, do not get tensed about it. Since how long have you been trying? If it has been more than 18 months, please get your partner's semen analysis done after three days of abstinence from sex. You can get a tubal patency test done. Since...  Read Full »

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