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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. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex while ovulating but then take the morning after pill?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex while ovulating but then take the morning after pill?

Low: The morning after pill is very effective, with efficacy of up to 95 to 98% when taken within 24 hours of unprotected sex. Pregnancy rates increase if the medication is take on the second, third, and fourth days after unprotected sex. ...Read more

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If you have sex on your most fertile day but use a condom, what are the chances of getting pregnant?

If you have sex on your most fertile day but use a condom, what are the chances of getting pregnant?

Very low: if you used the condom correctly: 1) kept it on during entire intercourse, did not re-use condoms, and did not use oil-based lubricant. Nevertheless, the failure rate is higher than other methods of contraception. Condoms + IUD, for example, would be a very effective way to go. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if you had sex the evening you started your period?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if you had sex the evening you started your period?

No chance: One does not get pregnant when one is done ovulating for the month. The chances are zero. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex days before your period starts. Are chances higher or lower ?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have sex days before your period starts. Are chances higher or lower
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Generally lower: If you are within a few (3-5) days of starting your period, your chances will be lower than if you are in the middle of your cycle or earlier. But, this is not considered a reliable form of birth control. If you are having unprotected intercourse, you are at high risk of becoming pregnant (no matter how you try to "time" the intercourse). ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if you only take the pill after having intercourse, and not any other time?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if you only take the pill after having intercourse, and not any other time?

Very good : Taking the pill only after intercourse? That will not work. The birth control pill must be taken daily and consistently to suppress the ovaries and block ovulation. Taking it any other way than how it was prescribed is not going to work. Consider using a different birth control method that you might like better. ...Read more

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If you have sex right after your done with your period is the chance of getting pregnant higher?

If you have sex right after your done with your period is the chance of getting pregnant higher?

Back to school?: Your period is not the indicator of when you are fertile. Ovulation is the key to fertility and every female should know this one vital fact: when do I ovulate in my cycle. Sperm left in the vagina on the five days leading up to ovulation are the most likely to cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the chances of someone getting pregnant if you have sex while your ovalating?

What are the chances of someone getting pregnant if you have sex while your ovalating?

Normal fertility: If you and your partner both have normal fertility you have up to a 20% chance per cycle at around age 22; this decreases with age. ...Read more

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Are the chances higher of getting a UTI if you have intercourse during your period?

Are the chances higher of getting a UTI if you have intercourse during your period?

Not necessarily: Sex at any time will increase the risk of a UTI for many women. Empty the bladder as soon as possible after sex and the risk may be reduced. ...Read more

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Can you get morning sickness the next morning after her came inside of you what are the chances getting pregnant with the implanon birth control help!

Can you get morning sickness the next morning after her came inside of you what are the chances getting pregnant with the implanon birth control help!

Probably not!: In women age 18-25 Implanon has a rate of 0.38 pregnancies per 100 women years of use. Implanon can be less effective in women who are over weight or take medications that induce liver enzymes. Morning sickness is the nausea frequently experienced in the first trimester of pregnancy in response to high Progesterone levels. This would not occur in the first 4-5 weeks of pregnancy ...Read more

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Is there a higher chance of getting pregnant the day you ovulate and having sex or the days prior?

Is there a higher chance of getting pregnant the day you ovulate and having sex or the days prior?

1 d prior or the day: The sperm need to meet the egg in the fallopian tube - that's where fertilization occurs. Highest probability of conception is when pts have intercourse 1-2 days prior to ovulation or on the day of ovulation. Also 2-3 d of male abstinence before ejaculation increases conception rates, so i tell pts to have ic every other day every other day for a week starting 2-4d after menses ends(if 5-7d perio. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have intercourse twice on the day i'm ovalating?

What are the chances of getting pregnant if you have intercourse twice on the day i'm ovalating?

Chances are ...: The chances are better than having sex only once and infinitely better than not having sex at all at that time. I'm sorry but no one can exactly quantify it. But the more you have sex, the better the odds get. ...Read more

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Whats the chance of getting pregnant on your period even if you used encare?

Period: Chance of getting pregnant on your period - if you are absolutely certain that the bleeding is 'your period' - are quite low. ...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