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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can you get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: It is not common, but can happen. How do you know exactly when you ovulate?
Dr. Julio Bordas
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes you can. : Yes you can. At ovulation you are the most fertile. Sperm ejaculated into a woman's vagina can live in a woman's cervical mucus or upper genital tract for three to five days. Fertilization is possible as long as the sperm remain alive. Ovulation can vary several days from cycle to cycle.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: Women who are not using contraceptives of any kind may become pregnant anytime they are exposed to sperm. Ovulation can be unpredictable & menstrual cycles may be irregular. Women are only "fertile" for about 12 hours in any given month. Identifying those 12 hours can be difficult.

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