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Uterus Transplants: Innovative, but Controversial

Uterus Transplants

For every medical problem, scientists and researchers are constantly striving to find an solution. For women who’ve had a hysterectomy due to cancer and disease, or for women who were born without uteruses, Swedish doctors have a answer – uterus transplants.

Although uterine transplants aren’t a new medical concept, Swedish doctors have performed what they claim to be the first mother-to-daughter live uterus transplants that they believe could allow infertile women to bear children.
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How Long Does It Take to Become Pregnant?

how long does it take to get pregnant

In a perfect world, becoming pregnant would be as easy as having unprotected sex and a few weeks later, you find out you’ve conceived. In reality, getting pregnant is a trickier process and there are a variety of things that can interfere with ovulation and conception – such as illness, your age, how often you ovulate, your husband’s sperm motility, and stress.

Not all couples will conceive on their first try, or even during the first month of trying. It can take years for you to get pregnant.

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How Early Can I Test for Pregnancy?

how early can you test for pregnancy

Testing for pregnancy can bring about a wide range of emotions. From nervousness, to excitement, to happiness to sadness, finding out that you are pregnant is one of the most life-changing experiences a woman can have. So, it makes sense that most of us want to know about a pregnancy as early (and as accurately) as possible.

If you want to know if you are pregnant, taking a home pregnancy test is a crucial first step. But how early can you test for pregnancy?

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Faint Line on a Pregnancy Test – Am I Pregnant?

Pregnancy test Results FaintYou’ve noticed a faint line on the pregnancy test you’ve just taken, and you’re wondering, “Am I pregnant?”

Reading the results of a home pregnancy test should be easy, but it’s not always. Newer digital pregnancy tests, like the one from Clearblue Easy, make it simple to interpret your results. The window will say either “Pregnant” or “Not Pregnant.” If you’re using a traditional home pregnancy test – like the ones that show a line, or a symptom (plus or minus), understanding your results can be a bit trickier.

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