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i'm trying to figure out the father of my baby. i had sex on the 10th of december, 2006, the day after my period ended. no protection, we had sex to completion, meaning my partner ejaculated.
then i had sex with a different partner on the 29th of december, 2006. it was also unprotected, but i stopped it after about 5 minutes, and he did not ejaculate.
i've had numerous positive home pregancy tests, the first one taken jan 7th, a few days after my period was late. went to the doctor on the 8th and had a beta taken. it was positive, and they say the number was 5257H. I don't know what that means. Then on the tenth I had an ultrasound, transvaginal and regular. the results came back that indeed i was pregnant, the report saying "less than five weeks."
my breasts have become very swollen and tender. my abdomen is bloated. i feel very pregnant. although there was close to 3 weeks between the different partners, i have no answers, and i'm very scared. don't know if i have to do paternity testing, which is very expensive. but also very opposed to terminating. can anyone help me figure this out?


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replied January 22nd, 2007
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You'll need to record the starting date of your last period and your usual menstrual cycle duration. Conception occurs during the fertile days of the cycle. The fertile days 3 days before and 1 days after ovulation, which itself occurs about 14 days before the next period starts. If your cycle lasts 28 days (as in most women,) ovulation happens about 14 days after the start of the last period. In women with a 21 day cycle, ovulation happens about 7 days after last period started. If the period (menstrual bleeding) lasts 6 days, ovulation would occur 1 day after the period ended. All these calculations are only orientational and can’t determine the real father for sure. A paternity test (dna-test) is the most secure method for determining the real father. <br>





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