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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to have unprotected sex after having missed periods for five months?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not safe: If a woman does not ovulate for several months and consequently does not have menstrual periods, she still could ovulate any time and become pregnant if having unprotected intercourse around ovulation.

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Last updated Feb 1, 2015

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