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menstrual cycle safe and unsafe days

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

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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Dangerous=no: Frustrating =yes. Many women live with a pattern of irregularity throughout their reproductive life. The cycles can sometimes be paced with the aid of ... 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 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Likely: No guarantees, but high chance you will be ok. Periods can be irregular, unpredictable. See gynecologist for detailed advice.
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.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ovulation required: Your wife can only get pregnant on the day of her ovulation. Many of us recommend protection for three days prior to ovulation. Most of the time the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes!: Evening primrose oil is well known for its ability to ease pms symptoms and breast sensitivity, but it can be a useful part of a skin care routine as ... Read More

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