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conceive

 [kon-sēv´]
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kon-sēv),
To become pregnant, i.e., to achieve implantation of the blastocyst, ideally in the endometrium.

conceive

/con·ceive/ (kon-sēv´)
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kən-sēv′)
v.
1. To become pregnant.
2. To apprehend mentally; understand.

conceive

[kənsēv′]
Etymology: L, concipere, to take together
to become pregnant.

conceive

to become pregnant.
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Assisted reproduction may involve a surrogate mother or a donor who provides their sperm or eggs to conceive a child.
What to expect: Physically, though, this is the best time to conceive a child.
The sedentary lifestyle doesn't leave the body fit enough to conceive," adds Dr Badhwar.
We had been trying in vain for four years before two friends of ours recommended Conceive to us in 2008.
Established in 2004, Conceive Gynecology & Fertility Centre was the first centre to offer in-vitro fertilization treatments in Sharjah and is currently one of the most well-known centres in the UAE.
Results of the multivariate analysis indicate that the more certain a woman was that she would like to have a baby and the greater value she placed on being a mother, the more likely she was to be trying to conceive rather than to be okay with either conceiving or not (odds ratio, 1.
only three more will conceive over the rest of their reproductive life.
So it's written deep in our hearts that we want to conceive.
We could, on the other hand, seize the essence of the object of a proposition, and conceive of it without having recourse to a demonstration.
Danish researchers analysed almost 56,000 births where mothers recorded the length of time it took them to conceive.
In the ruling, a woman unsuccessfully underwent repeated assisted reproductive technology procedures to enable her to conceive using her own eggs.
According to research out today, women who conceive in spring improve their chances of having a girl, while those who make babies in autumn can expect to see a boy nine months later.