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how long after my period can i get pregnant

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hayworth
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: You can get pregnant all cycle long because you can ovulate at different times including durin your period. Usually if you have a 28 day cycle, you ov ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: If you have 28 day cycles, you can get pregnant near day 14. Check when you miss your period. Congrats!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Ramirez
35 years experience Fertility Medicine
Monitor cycle: After your cycle becomes regular again, you are most fertile the six days up to and ending on ovulation.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: One does not count fertility as the time of your period. You are fertile when you are ovulating. Ovulation is the cornerstone of your menstrual cycle ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Optimum time: The optimum time depends on the length of your menstrual cycle. Ovulation is mid-cycle. The best odds are the day before, the day of and the day after ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depo?: You usually will ovulate between 3 to 6 months after your last shot of depo.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
After one cycle.: I suggest to wait 2 cycles before trying, so the uterus builds its self up again.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 weeks : 4-6 weeks unless you are breast feeding then it may be delayed.
A female asked:
Dr. Robin Noble
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Range: Count the first day of bleeding as day#1 (convention). Ovulation normally happens between days #12-16, or mid cycle (of a normal 28-30day cycle). Th ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Fertility post mense: It takes some time for the process of egg maturation after your period to be fertile> usually a week after bleeding ends.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: Conception usually occurs midcycle. So if your period is a week late, do a pregnancy test.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
10-14 days: Counting the first day of the period as day #1, most women ovulate between day #10 and 14. Maximal sperm production occurs when you are having sex abo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet and exercise: Diet and exercise specifically increasing strength to abdominal muscles and back. Breast feeding is said to help also.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cassandra Hornbuckle
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually immediately: Fertility returns immediately upon discontinuation of the ring, unless the hormones were masking another underlying disorder. If no menses in 3 mo, se ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Wait 6 months: If you try for at least 6 months after stopping birth control then you should seek professional help from a fertility specialist
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
4-6 weeks: 4-6 weeks.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Immediately: The home pregnancy tests are very sensitive now, you can virtually know immediately. If the test is negative, i would repeat it in 2-5 days, but they ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
As soon as UR ready!: There is no minimum time for you to wait after an early miscarriage (before 12 weeks) before trying to get pregnant again. In fact the women who wait ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
IUDs and Fertility: Immediately. Iuds do not change your ovulation or hormones.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Varies: Try to be close to your weight that is appropriate for your height. Lose or gain weight as needed. Hormonal lab evaluation is helpful. Monthly Progest ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period length: Normal is about 4-5 days. You may just be lucky and have shorter periods. If you are on the pill, your periods tend to be shorter and less painful.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10-14: 11-14 days after the start of your period assuming a regular 28 day cycle.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scarantino
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Calendar Method: Depends a lot upon the duration of your period & the overall length of your menstrual cycle. Sperm can survive 5-7days within a woman; an egg survives ... Read More

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