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can you get pregnant 12 days before your period

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Possibility of PG: Yes, you can. Theoretically you can get pregnant any time you have unprotected sex. Twelve days before your menses would be an especially possible t ... Read More
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Dr. William Ernoehazy
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes.: Using calendar based methods to avoid pregnancy is not a good method. Ovulation, and subsequent high fertility days, can vary from month to month. If ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Simple answer...: Yes, and in fact you can get pregnant on ANY day of your cycle. When pregnancy is not desired, please take precautions appropriately. The best form of ... Read More
Dr. Levi Lehv
Dr. Levi Lehv answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pregnant: If an average cycle is 28-31 days, ovulation can occur from days 13 - 16. Other factors may cause ovulation to come later or earlier, i.e. stress, te ... Read More
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Dr. Neil Kudler
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Depending on the regularity of your menstrual cycle (not to rely upon to avoid pregnancy), most women ovulate on about day 10-11. For many women, esp. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, that is when you would get pregnant.
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pregnancy: It has been shown that one can become pregnant at any time during the menstrual cycle even during menstruation. The most likely time is 1 to 2 days b ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Generally, no: Women get pregnant about 14 days before the day that the NEXT menstrual period is supposed to come... and if pregnant, that day actually won't come fo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neither: neither one of the days you mentioned are very fertile time periods if your cycles are regular. Of the two, the time after the cycle is more likely t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : Sure if you are pregnant.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Anytime: Semi-facetious answer, but the classic joke goes "what do you call the couple that practice the rhythm method?" "parents!" that being said, the t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alicia Thompson
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : Having a regular period indicates you are ovulating, even if you spot before your period. It does not mean you can't get pregnant. I usually associate ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No period: If you get pregnant anytime you cannot have a period. Some women have breakthrough bleeding when pregnant that can be confused for a period. Good wi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a me ... Read More

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