A 28-year-old female asked:
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If I have sex one day after ovulation can I still get pregnant?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Timing correct: Your timing strategy sounds correct; though it's usually a better strategy to try before and during ovulation.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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