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can you get pregnant when you have sex a week after you ovulate but the guy didn't ejaclute?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: No, because the egg doesn't not live that long. But, how does a woman know exactly how many days her egg has been out of her ovary? That's why a reliable form of birth control is needed, if not trying to start a family.
Answered on Nov 26, 2014

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