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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i had sex with my husband on 12 to 20 days of fertile period. but i am not pregnant till date as i got periods today.... is it normal with us? is it happen to miss the pregnancy at first time.
Doctor :   Yes, it is normal to miss pregnancy as it depends on a number of other factors
Doctor :   There is nothing to worry about as long as your periods are regular.
User :   what factors
User :   yes my periods are regular
Doctor :   I suggest that you continue trying during the fertile period especially between 13th to 15 th day
Doctor :   Is your cycle a 28 day cycle strictly?
User :   i know that thats why we did sex by keeping these points as we want a baby
User :   26-28 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then I will suggest you a formula by which you can calculate the
Doctor :   Fertile period a bit more accurately
Doctor :   The shortest cycle minus 18 days=1st day of fertile period. The longest cycle minus 10 days= last day of fertile period.
User :   please tell
Doctor :   The shortest and the longest cycles in the last 6 months should be taken.
Doctor :   eg: 26 is the shortest cycle and 28 is the longest cycle
Doctor :   Also to be remembered is that once you have ovulated, after 2 days after that, fertilization is not possible
Doctor :   Are you with me?

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