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Old 02-10-2003, 08:49 PM   #1
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Illness and TTC

Does anyone know if a cold or flu effects ones ability to conceive in a given month? The past couple of days I've had a sore throat and general iky feeling (though I'm not running a fever). I'm wondering if this can effect ovulation (I have short cycles so if I'm ovulating it'll be soon)... Anyone know?


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Old 02-11-2003, 04:57 AM   #2
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Re: Illness and TTC

I dont know that but I do know that I have a cold or stay sick during my whole PG. weird huh?
thats a good way for my to know myself that I am pg. I get a cold and then I cant seem to knock it.I am 13 weeks now and have been blowing my nose for anout 4 weeks now and look to for several more months now.good luck


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Old 02-11-2003, 07:11 AM   #3
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Re: Illness and TTC

Being sick can delay ovulation according to the book "Taking Charge of Your Fertility". Anything that causes stress on your body can delay ovulation.

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