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A 43-year-old female asked:

Can an egg implant to the uterus 3 days after a period has ended, if one has a normal 28 day cycle? period 5 days, sex on day 6.

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Dr. Deborah Metzger
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Possibly.: It is unusual for ovulation to occur so early in the menstrual cycle. The more important issue here is that the sperm can sometimes live in the woman's reproductive tract for up to a week. This means that the sperm from day 6 can fertilize an egg released on day 13-14.
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Last updated Jul 2, 2013

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