- 1 What questions should I ask my doctor about family planning?
- 2 What should I ask my doctor at a preconception appointment?
- 3 What questions should I ask my Obgyn when trying to get pregnant?
- 4 What should I ask my OB about fertility?
- 5 How can I get pregnant easily?
- 6 How do doctors check if you can get pregnant?
- 7 Should my husband come to my preconception appointment?
- 8 How long should I try to get pregnant before calling a doctor?
- 9 How do I prepare for a preconception visit?
- 10 Should you talk to your doctor before getting pregnant?
- 11 How can a woman tell if she is infertile?
- 12 Should you talk to your doctor before trying to get pregnant?
- 13 What are the signs of not being able to have a baby?
- 14 What can your doctor do to help you get pregnant?
- 15 What questions should I ask at my first Obgyn appointment?
What questions should I ask my doctor about family planning?
11 Questions to Ask Your Doctor If You Want To get Pregnant Soon
- How long will it likely take me to get pregnant?
- When should I stop birth control?
- Will my health conditions affect my fertility?
- How will my medications affect my fertility?
- Should I take vitamins or supplements?
- Should I change my diet/ exercise routine/ other lifestyle habits?
- Do I need any vaccinations?
What should I ask my doctor at a preconception appointment?
How should I prepare for my preconception checkup?
- The type of birth control you are on.
- Your menstrual cycles.
- Your diet and lifestyle habits.
- A list of the medications you currently take.
- Any chronic conditions or medical problems you have.
- Your recent travel.
- Your family history.
What questions should I ask my Obgyn when trying to get pregnant?
Trying to get pregnant? 7 questions you should be asking first
- Should I tell someone I’m trying?
- Do I need to find a new doctor?
- How do I choose a good one?
- Who’s going to deliver my baby?
- Once I’m pregnant, what do I do?
- What does my insurance cover?
- Should I be concerned about fertility?
What should I ask my OB about fertility?
An OB /GYN answers the 10 top questions women want to ask about fertility —but don’t
- Can I get pregnant?
- What about freezing my eggs when I am young?
- How does age affect fertility?
- What can I do on my own, health-habits wise, to increase my fertility?
- What at-home tests can I do on my own?
How can I get pregnant easily?
The best way to increase your odds of getting pregnant quickly is to make sure that you’re having sex at the right time in your cycle. If you have regular cycles, you will ovulate around two weeks before your period. This means your fertile window will be the seven days before your expected ovulation.
How do doctors check if you can get pregnant?
Your doctor will give you a pelvic exam. They may also use an ultrasound to look at your ovaries and uterus, and give you a blood test to check your hormones. Sometimes you ‘ll need to start tracking your ovulation patterns by checking your cervical mucus, taking your temperature, or using home ovulation tests.
Should my husband come to my preconception appointment?
Partners should attend. They can learn what is necessary for a healthy pregnancy, what to expect and what to avoid — all while showing their partner they support her.
How long should I try to get pregnant before calling a doctor?
If you’re under 35 and have been actively trying to conceive for 12 months or more without success, make an appointment with a fertility doctor, or reproductive endocrinologist (sometimes referred to as an RE). If you’re over 35, wait only six months before getting help.
How do I prepare for a preconception visit?
Your provider may:
- Give you a physical exam that includes taking your weight and checking your blood pressure.
- Give you a pelvic exam.
- Do a Pap test.
- Test your blood to check your blood type and Rh factor.
- Recommend that you see a genetic counselor if certain health conditions run in your family.
Should you talk to your doctor before getting pregnant?
Talking to your gynecologist or midwife before you conceive is an important first step in having a healthy pregnancy —but this discussion can be anxiety-provoking. Your health care provider wants to help you and is ready to discuss any and all reproductive topics—even embarrassing or sensitive ones.
How can a woman tell if she is infertile?
The main symptom of infertility is the inability to get pregnant. A menstrual cycle that’s too long (35 days or more), too short (less than 21 days), irregular or absent can mean that you’re not ovulating. There may be no other outward signs or symptoms.
Should you talk to your doctor before trying to get pregnant?
Even before you start trying to conceive, you should visit your doctor to ensure you ‘ll have the healthiest pregnancy possible.
What are the signs of not being able to have a baby?
Common Signs of Infertility in Women
- Irregular periods. The average woman’s cycle is 28 days long.
- Painful or heavy periods. Most women experience cramps with their periods.
- No periods. It’s not uncommon for women to have an off month here and there.
- Symptoms of hormone fluctuations.
- Pain during sex.
What can your doctor do to help you get pregnant?
Fertility drugs may include:
- Clomiphene citrate. Clomiphene citrate is taken by mouth and stimulates ovulation by causing the pituitary gland to release more FSH and LH, which stimulate the growth of an ovarian follicle containing an egg.
What questions should I ask at my first Obgyn appointment?
Here are our top 10 questions all women should ask at their first prenatal visit:
- Are there changes I should make to my diet?
- What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?
- How much weight should I expect to gain during my pregnancy?
- How much should I be exercising?
- Can I travel during my pregnancy?