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cou·ple

(kŭ'pl),
To copulate; to perform coitus; said especially of the lower animals.

couple

/cou·ple/ (kup´'l)
1. to link together; join; connect.
2. two equal forces operating on an object in parallel but opposite directions.
3. an area of contact between two dissimilar metals, producing a difference in electrical potential.

cou·ple

(kŭp'ĕl)
To copulate; to perform coitus; said especially of the lower animals.

couple

two moments applied in the same rotational direction to a rotating object or body. Also known as force couple.

couple

two hounds.

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Q. help program for infertil couple MY NAME IS ALEX AND I'M 44 YEARDS OLD AND MY WIFE IS NILDA AND SHE IS 41 YEARS OLD

A. Your infertility treatment plan will depend on the cause or causes behind your infertility. Infertility treatment also depends on whether the problem is from the woman’s side, the man’s side, both sides, or remains unexplained.The good news is that 85% to 90% of couples dealing with infertility are treated with low-tech treatments, like medication or surgery, with less than 3% being treated by Assisted Reproductive Technologies, like IVF. Of those treated for infertility, two-thirds will go onto have a baby. A common cause of infertility in women, ovulation disorders account for about 25% of female factor infertility cases. The first line of treatment for most women with ovulation problems is through medication. Fertility drugs can help a woman ovulate 80% of the time. For the full article: http://infertility.about.com/od/infertilitytreatments/a/basictreatments.htm Hope this helps.

Q. what are the must test that a couple need to go through during pregnancy?

A. It depends on many things, including age, ethnicity (e.g. genetic counseling for Ashkenazi Jews), geographical areas, habits etc.

General screening include laboratory tests for blood type (including Rh type), hemoglobin levels, rubella immunity, syphilis, hepatitis B and chlamydia testing (infectious agents that may cause malformations in the fetus),

Ultrasound screening, although not proven to reduce the overall outcome, is usually offered during the first trimester in order to diagnose abnormalities of the fetus. Down syndrome screening is also usually offered to all pregnant women, although the risk is substantially higher mainly in older ages of the mother.

There are many more tests, and you may consult your doctor (e.g. gynecologist) to learn more about this subject.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003778.htm

Q. What are the steps we as a couple go through during pregnancy? any one experienced that?? :)how does it feel

A. Dunno about steps, it just naturally progresses. You have decisions to make about nutritionals that you will take, where you want to birth your baby, if you want to experience an amazing natural drug free birth, or the other, if you want an epesiotomy, or not, who you want to be there, and if you will circumcise if you have a boy, amongst many others. My eldest daughter assumed everything would go well and didn't do her research and ended up having a c-section. She then made up for lost time, and told her sister to go for unassisted childbirth. I was able to support her because of my experience with goats and the difference nutritionals and minerals made in how successful the goats were in kidding. Not only successful, but a totally amazing experience! Even brought healing to me for the trauma I experienced birthing my own 4 babies. The pic is of the uc grandbaby. I highly recommend uc.

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Every door was now closed, the passage plan given up, and the first scheme of dancing only in the room they were in resorted to again; and with such goodwill on Frank Churchill's part, that the space which a quarter of an hour before had been deemed barely sufficient for five couple, was now endeavoured to be made out quite enough for ten.
After a couple of days the miller came and said that he must tell him that the old donkey which was to have three beatings and only one meal had died.
Towards evening they came to where there were several hot springs, strongly impregnated with iron and sulphur, and sending up a volume of vapor that tainted the surrounding atmosphere, and might be seen at the distance of a couple of miles.
The priest addressed a hasty homily to the pair on the perils of life, on the duties they must, some day, inculcate upon their children,--throwing in, at this point, an indirect reproach to Ginevra on the absence of her parents; then, after uniting them before God, as the mayor had united them before the law, he left the now married couple.
Suddenly there was a dull thump on the ground: a couple had fallen, and lay in a mixed heap.
Every detail of the day had been so carefully thought out that the young couple, after the wedding-breakfast, had ample time to put on their travelling-clothes, descend the wide Mingott stairs between laughing bridesmaids and weeping parents, and get into the brougham under the traditional shower of rice and satin slippers; and there was still half an hour left in which to drive to the station, buy the last weeklies at the bookstall with the air of seasoned travellers, and settle themselves in the reserved compartment in which May's maid had already placed her dove-coloured travelling cloak and glaringly new dressing-bag from London.
During his illness Rose had sent him in a couple of little notes, and he had ended each with the words: "Hurry up and come back.
Now and then he looked at Aglaya for five minutes at a time, without taking his eyes off her face; but his expression was very strange; he would gaze at her as though she were an object a couple of miles distant, or as though he were looking at her portrait and not at herself at all.
While the couples were arranging themselves and the musicians tuning up, Pierre sat down with his little partner.
Charley mooned over it for a couple of days; then word was brought to us, as before, that on the next Sunday Demetrios Contos would repeat his performance.
The wedding was duly performed and the young couple sat down to the wedding-feast.
When he was shot in Benicia, a couple of years later, the coroner said he was the greatest-shouldered man he had ever seen laid on a slab.