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I was wondering if you could get pregnant even if you have an irregular period? say you might miss a month or two, could you still get pregnant?

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Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: Despite having irregular periods you are still having them. It is always possible to conceive while having periods. If you have a regular cycle most of the year and only every so often have an irregular you have the same likelihood of conception. Women with cycles that are always irregular may have a harder time due to underlying conditions. Seek gynecological care as needed.

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