Expert panel: Conception

Preparing your body for pregnancy and confirming a pregnancy - are some of the conception topics that we frequently receive questions about. If you need to know more about conception take a look at some of our previously answered expert questions. Or, why not ask your own question and have it answered by our conception expert. Your question and expert answer will be posted on the Huggies 'Ask an Expert' page and shared with other readers just might share the same concern as you.

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Questions about Conception

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Jane ...
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Hello, I'm sorry I don't understand your question. If you feel your girlfriend could be pregnant then you need to go to your GP and request a pregn...

Answered: 03 Dec 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Yes, the sex of the baby is formed immediately at the time of conception. In fact, at 12 weeks the baby is fully formed and the remaining 6 ...

Answered: 03 Dec 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, I'm not sure I understand your question. As long as your husband has ejaculated inside your vagina then you are maximising your chances of con...

Answered: 25 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, You need to do a pregnancy test to confirm if you are pregnant or not. You can buy a pregnancy testing kit from the supermarket or the pharm...

Answered: 25 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, I think you would benefit from seeing your GP. Any bleeding when having a bowel motion needs to be checked out. If you make an appointment t...

Answered: 25 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Thanks for your question. This is a query best answered by a pharmacist who has access to specific nutritional information on databases which ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, There's some controversy about ovulation testing kits and their claims of being absolutely accurate. It honestly depends of the woman, her indi...

Answered: 01 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Yes, it's always possible to conceive for couples who are having sex and who are fertile. Depending on the length of your cycle, then you ma...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Your question was incomplete. If you want to conceive then check the Huggies site for more comprehensive information. Cheers Jane

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It's impossible to say without doing a pregnancy test. Perhaps you were within your fertile window when you had sex but this depends on the len...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Yes and although it's unlikely, it's still possible. If the sperm spill into the vagina then conception is possible. Check your contraception opti...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Your question was incomplete but I'm considering if your query relates to the paternity (father) of your baby? The only way to know is to have...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Not necessarily, many women take a while to resume their normal menstrual cycles after having a child. Particularly if before, their cycles wer...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Yes, if a fertile couple are having sex and not using contraception then it's always possible to conceive. I suggest you speak with your GP abo...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It's impossible to say with 100% certainty however, between 7th March and 14th March it's likely you ovulated and then the pregnancy implanted....

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, It's impossible to say with any 100% certainly. An estimate is that you would have ovulated around 26/06/17 and implantation happened around 2-...

Answered: 16 Sep 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, I'm not sure what you mean but generally sneezing is not a sign of pregnancy. Check the Huggies site for information on conception and ways ...

Answered: 25 Oct 2017
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Jane ...
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Hello, Yes, you could conceive if you had sex at any time. Pregnancy is always a possibility if a woman and/or her partner are using contraception ...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, I suggest you check the Huggies website for really comprehensive information about how to conceive a boy. But just bear in mind that there are ...

Answered: 23 Jul 2017
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Jane ...
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HI, Implantation bleeding is generally lighter than a true period and it happens around 3 weeks after the first day of the last normal period. So i...

Answered: 27 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, If the first day of your last normal period was 20/12 then I estimate your due date to be 25/09/17. But if you've been told by your maternity ...

Answered: 27 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Around the 4th March is when you are likely to have conceived however, this is not exact. Conception dates are not 100% exact and there are man...

Answered: 17 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Allowing for individual differences between women and the brand of implants, there's generally a return to regular ovulation within a few weeks...

Answered: 17 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, Around 23 June is when you're likely to have conceived. However, this is not exact - there are many factors to consider when it comes to conce...

Answered: 17 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, You're likely to have conceived around the 3 February, if the dates you've provided are correct. However, there's lots of factors which need t...

Answered: 17 Jun 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, You can't actually control when you'll ovulate again. For some women it takes longer than others for the residual hormones to be depleted from ...

Answered: 04 May 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, The length of time can vary between individual women regarding how long hormonal contraception ceases in its effectiveness. But generally the m...

Answered: 22 Apr 2017
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Jane ...
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Hi, If your period hasn't started by now or if you're still unsure then you need to have a pregnancy test. An alternative is to go to your GP and a...

Answered: 22 Apr 2017
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Sarah...
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Hello Ttymne, I am sorry, but I cannot answer that question. The most reliable way of finding out is by the baby having a DNA test. good luck, Sarah

Answered: 10 Apr 2017