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A 39-year-old member asked:

How can i determine the best days to try to get pregnant?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patrick Weix
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many methods.: The week around ovulation is the best time to get pregnant. Having sex daily or every other day during that week gives the same preg rate. If you have regular cycles, 14 days before your cycle should start is the most likely ovulation day. If you can do an ovulation calendar with basal temp check and cervical mucus, that is even more accurate. Ovulation testing kits (available otc) are even better.
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
What did your gyn sa: Say? U should ovulate 14 days before your period so if your cycles are every 28 days u ovulate day 14 , u start counting on the 1st day of your period- that is day 1 if your cycles are 35 days then u ovulate on day 21 and u can get an ovulation kit at the store to make sure u are ovulating.

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A 29-year-old female asked:

How do I know when is the best days to get pregnant or ovulating?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Sex on fertile days: With a 28-day cycle, ovulation happens around day 14. That is day 14 counting from the beginning of a period (the first day of bleeding is day 1). That is also known as 14 days after LMP, which means last menstrual period. If wanting a baby, start having sex twice a day on day 11, for a full 6 days... and enjoy those days, without thinking about pregnancy, babies, or anything related to cycles.
A 24-year-old female asked:

Which are the best days to get pregnant? My cycle is of 30-32 days.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Fertility: 30 days long - ovluation day 16, fertility ^ - days 15 to 17******** 31 days long - ovluation day 17, fertility ^ - days 16 to 18*********** 32 days long - ovulation day 18, fertility ^ - days 17 to 19 ********** so - about days 15 to 19. These are just estimates. An ovulation tester can tell you spot on.
Chicago, IL
A 34-year-old female asked:

Is now the best time for me to try and get pregnant?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allison Urrutia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Maybe: Only you and your partner can determine when is the best time to concieve. Ideally, you should be up to date on your health screening (pap smear, immunizations), you should be taking a prenatal vitamin and i recommend preconceptional counseling visit with your ob/gyn prior to conception.
Nahunta, GA
A 26-year-old female asked:

I heard the best time to get pregnant is 3 days before & 3 days after your period is it true?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
No: The beat time to get pregnant is with ovulation not menstration. Periods are generally 28 days, with the best time to get pregnant at the beginning half of your cycle, not the end half.
Last updated Feb 24, 2016


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