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A 17-year-old female asked:

What are the best times to try to have a baby? before or after period?

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Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 39 years experience
In between periods: Most women ovulate about 14 days from the first day of the last menstrual period. That is the time when you are most fertile, most likely to get pregnant. There is some variation, so you may want to try during the few days before and the few days after the ovulation time.

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Last updated Jan 22, 2013

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