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Northport, AL
A 24-year-old female asked:

What's the chance of getting pregnant 2-3 days after your supposed ovulation day?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Aaron Staley
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
10-15%: For a normal couple, the chances of achieving pregnancy each month spontaneously is around 10-15%.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
If you only had sex 2 -3 days after ovulation - you probably won't conceive that cycle. The egg has only about 24 hours to be fertilized after ovulation.
Mar 25, 2013
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
2-3 days: After a sure ovulation is late for conception and chances would be slim to none. Don't be discouraged though, most home methods of monitoring for ovulation look at lh surge (not ovulation itself, ) and 2 days following a surge is likely still ok.

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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can I get pregnant on the first and second day of ovulation. What are my chances?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Medium high: Having sex on or near one's estimated ovulation date is a fairly good way to get pregnant. That's how people usually get pregnant. If the next normal, regular period does not come (is a week late), then one can do a urine pregnancy test at that time to see if there is a baby on the way (be sure to be married, settled down, and with stable jobs providing health insurance).
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The most important thing to consider is whether this is the right time for you to commit to caring and being responsible for a child's wellbeing. Being married or"settled down" is one of many ways to raise a healthy, happy, confident child.
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A 23-year-old female asked:

Whats the chances of getting pregnant 4 days before ovulation and on my ovulation day?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
Ovulation: time is always the highest chance, starting a few days before is effective. Once ovulation is over you're done for the cycle. For normal young couples the chance is roughly 20% per cycle, it gets lower the older you get. Good wishes.
Kenosha, WI
A 21-year-old female asked:

How much of a percentage is it of getting pregnant 3 days before ovulation ?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine 35 years experience
Less than 1/2: I assume you have only had intercourse the one time 3 days before ovulation and not after that. Based on that the pregnancy rate is probably 10% or so, with normal cycle preg rates = 25%. Good luck.
Last updated May 14, 2013
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