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Are the chances of getting pregnant better if you have sex in the morning?

Are the chances of getting pregnant better if you have sex in the morning?

No: There is not a lot of difference in conception rates by time of day. Nighttime is theoretically better, since there is more time at night for sperm to pool at the cervix, and less chance of loss after standing. Men tend to have a higher urge in the morning, since testosterone levels rise early in the morning. Do it when the mood suits you, at least every other day near ovulation. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Had intercourse on ovulation night on the 7th can't get the morning after pill until the 11th what are my chances of not getting pregnant?

Had intercourse on ovulation night on the 7th can't get the morning after pill until the 11th what are my chances of not getting pregnant?

~85% chance it works: Some thoughts... Consider taking a morning-after pill as soon as possible, because the sooner the better. If no normal regular period comes in a couple of weeks, one can consider checking a urine pregnancy test. If having sex and not on a birth control pill or other reliable method, then a woman should always carry condoms wherever she goes (that means keeping them in her purse, pocket, etc...). ...Read more

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1st day of mens 11/30, last day 12/3. Had sex 12/4 and i bled after intercourse. How many chances of getting pregnant?

1st day of mens 11/30, last day 12/3. Had sex 12/4 and i bled after intercourse. How many chances of getting pregnant?

Possible: Anytime you have intercourse without condoms for birth control pregnancy is possible. This is a less likely time though for one to get pregnant. If you don't want to be pregnant then use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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I took an option-72 pill within 12 hrs of an intercourse on june 10. Are there chances of getting pregnant. Still didn''t get any withdrawal bleeding.

I took an option-72 pill within 12 hrs of an intercourse on june 10. Are there chances of getting pregnant. Still didn''t get any withdrawal bleeding.

99% effective: Withdrawal bleeding may take a few days to occur. For peace of mind, do a pregnancy test 7 and 14 days after the intercourse in question ( second one to be done if first one is negative). Also, use consistent contraception if you want to avoid pregnancy. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more