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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Protected sex: by definition, protected sex, with a condom, prevents pregnancy and STD's regardless of time during cycle

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Mid-cycle: You are able to conceive around ovulation, which 'usually' happens artound the 14th day of a 28-day cycle. Since sperm are active for roughly 2-3 days ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: There is never really a safe time to have intercourse without condoms and birth control if you don’t want to be pregnant. The pullout method has aroun ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
You decide: There are no absolute "safe days".Pregnancy from unprotected sex has been documented on any day of a woman's cycle, including during menses.What you d ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Your doctor: That is great that you are seeing a doctor already for this complex problem. Your doctor is in a much better position to offer individualized advice o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IF the periods are : If the periods are very regular and occur predictably - then it would likely be 'safe' (i.e. Unlikely to result in conception/pregnancy) to have unpr ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
9 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: It may be ideal to wait 3-6 months after your previous miscarriage to try to get pregnant again. Although, there is controversial information out ther ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Quite effective: Emergency contraception (EC) pills are used after sex to lower the chance of pregnancy by about 70-80%. EC is a high dose of birth control hormones. I ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Safety?: Safe - yes. But would use some form of protection against pregnancy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertile times: Usually right after a period is 'safe' but it is more reliable to use pills.

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