How pregnant am I

pregnancy

Theoretically, you are pregnant from the moment of conception. However, since we have no way of knowing for sure when conception took place, health professionals date your pregnancy according to your last menstrual period. To work out how far along you are in your pregnancy, remember your last menstrual period and calculate from there. Your […]

Ovulation definition

Ovulation

What is ovulation? Ovulation is the release of a matured ovum (egg) from the ovary. It occurs between between 12 and 14 days before your period starts. This is an average, so it could be a couple of days earlier or later. For example, if you have a regular 28-day menstrual cycle, your ovulation period […]

What is miscarriage

miscarriage

Defined by WHO (World Health Organization) as expulsion or extraction of a fetus or embryo weighing 500gm or less from its mother’s womb before 23 weeks of pregnancy. Overall, about 12–15% of clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage, with the frequency increasing with rising maternal age. Miscarriage and abortion are terms used interchangeably to describe […]

Miscarriage at 5 weeks

Miscarriage

Miscarriage or abortion is defined by WHO (World Health Organization) as expulsion or extraction of a fetus or embryo weighing 500gm or less from its mother’s womb before 23 weeks of pregnancy. Overall, about 12–15% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, with the frequency increasing with rising maternal age. Miscarriage and abortion are terms used interchangeably […]

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