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Do i count the first day of my period as being pregnant?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: The standard way to count the days or weeks of pregnancy is to start on the first day of the last menstrual period. Of course, there is no baby at that point. It is just a way to have everyone count the same way.

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A 24-year-old male asked:

Can i get pregnant the first day after my period ends?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Unlikely,: but remotely possible. It depends on when the next ovulation occurs, 28 day cycles, ovulation happens on day 14. In a 21 day cycle, ovulation occurs on day 7. Closer to the end of a period flow, with the first day of bleeding being cycle day 1.
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Can i become pregnant by having sex on the first day of my period?

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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Woman can become pregnant after having unprotected sex. It occasionally happens so there is no safe time to have unprotected sex. Discuss birth control with your doctor and consider birth control pills, iud or many other forms of available birth control.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do if I do not remember the exact first day of my period. could I be pregnant?

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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: If you have had unprotected sex at any time, then there is always a chance you could be pregnant. If you think it has been at least 35 days since you've had a period, take pregnancy test. Start keeping a calendar. If the test is negative but you don't get a period soon, see doctor for evaluation.

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