My wife went through IUI on the 10th of May.She had not ovulated on that day, however she ovulated on the next day. Our gynac prescribed endogest 200 for 15days. She experienced little spotting for 2-3 days post IUI and cramping. On a few occasions she was feeling giddy.
Her periods are due by 27th of may. We did a home preg test today but it turned out to be negative. Now she is experience cramping just as she experiences before her period.
Now we are worried if she may not be pregnant. Are there still chances of pregnancy.
Her age is 30yrs, and the IUI was carried without any prior medication.
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Sperms can stay alive for 3-5 days once inside female reproductive tract, hence are able to fertilize the egg upon ovulation. She should continue to follow the instructions and medications as prescribed by her treating gynecologist. Wait and watch for her periods. It is difficult to distinguish early pregnancy symptoms from usual PMS symptoms as sometimes they can be similar. Look out for development of any new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. She should visit her gynecologist if she does not get her periods within 10 days of expected period dates, or gets abnormal bleeding for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and repeat blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). She should be in regular monitoring and follow-up with her treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. She should avoid lifting any heavy weights and avoid heavy work. She should avoid standing for long durations and avoid climbing stairs. She should avoid use of caffeinated and carbonated beverages.
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