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can a shorter lighter period prevent a woman from getting pregnant?

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Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Sure: Like being a little pregnant ! a cycle is a cycle don't gamble . A little pregnant is still a lot pregnant.
Answered on Feb 11, 2013

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