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Dr. Jane van Dis
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When is best time to try to get pregnant after your menstrual period?

When is best time to try to get pregnant after your menstrual period?

9-14 days: Approximately 9 to 14 days following first day of bleeding of your period. Most doctors seem to recommend sexual intercourse every other day during that time, but some say it's okay to have sex every day when trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Dansie
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I heard the best time to get pregnant is 3 days before & 3 days after your period is it true?

I heard the best time to get pregnant is 3 days before & 3 days after your period is it true?

No: The beat time to get pregnant is with ovulation not menstration. Periods are generally 28 days, with the best time to get pregnant at the beginning half of your cycle, not the end half. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
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When is the best time to get pregnant if i'm trying to conceive? Before or after my period?

When is the best time to get pregnant if i'm trying to conceive? Before or after my period?

After by definition: You always ovulate 2 weeks before your period. If you are regular, you can estimate when you ovulate, which is usually mid-cycle or 2 weeks after your period. Have unprotected sex often around the day you would be ovulating, and this will give you the best chances of getting pregnant. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
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I just had a period for 2/3 days .. When is the best time to get pregnant ?

I just had a period for 2/3 days .. When is the best time to get pregnant ?

14 days before mense: Around the time of ovulation is the "luckiest" time. This occurs about 14 days before your next expected menstrual cycle. If you are regular this should be easy to figure. If you are irregular you cam purchase an ovulation predictor kit. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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I'm trying to get pregnant my last period was november 1, 2013 when is the best time to get pregnant?

I'm trying to get pregnant my last period was november 1, 2013 when is the best time to get pregnant?

If u ovulate: U will ovulate 14 days before a period so if your cycles for example are 28 days then u would ovulate around day 14 so if your period started nov 1 u would be ovulating around nov 14 and please buy an ovulation kit to see if u are ovulating, if it has 5 days then u would do the kit nov 12, 13, 14, 15, 16. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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I'm try to get pregnant from 3 month. Im in good helth i had my last period on 17 th of january what is the best time to get pregnant.

I'm try to get pregnant from 3 month. Im in good helth i had my last period on 17 th of january  what is the best time to get pregnant.

Ovulation: You are most fertile, meaning sperm left in the vagina are most likely to cause pregnancy, during the five days leading up to your ovulation in each cycle. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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My last period was on the 23 of august until the 27 , thi month i had my period on the 19 of september until 21 when is the best time to get pregnant?

My last period was on the 23 of august until the 27 , thi month i had my period on the 19 of september until 21 when is the best time to get pregnant?

Fertility: Your question is incomplete. When do you ovulate in your cycle? Every female should know this simple and basic fact. Your period dates tell the doctor nothing except that you are ovulating. You should consider that the peak of your fertility is during the five days leading up to ovulation and the day of ovulation. These are the days that sperm is most likely to be alive long enough for egg. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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I had my period today the 17 of october, my previous period was on the 19 of september does it mean I am on a 28 cycle? Best time to get pregnant when

I had my period today the 17 of october, my previous period was on the 19 of september does it mean I am on a 28 cycle? Best time to get pregnant when

Yes. Days 11-16.: With a 28-day cycle, ovulation happens around day 14. That is day 14 counting from the beginning of a period (the first day of bleeding is day 1). That is also known as 14 days after lmp, which means last menstrual period. If wanting a baby, start having sex twice a day on day 11, for 6 days... And enjoy those days, without thinking about pregnancy, babies, or anything related to cycles. ...Read more

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