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Can you get pregnant after menopause?

Can you get pregnant after menopause?

No & yes: By definition, menopause is the cessation of periods for one year. Without menstruation and ovulation, spontaneous pregnancy just cannot occur. However, technology is now allowing fertility doctors to assist older women- even those past menopause- get pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Jon Fishburn
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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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Can precum get a woman pregnant a week after ovulation?

Can precum get a woman pregnant a week after ovulation?

Doubtul: Although it is possible to get pregnant with the pre-ejaculate, it is highly unlikely that a pregnancy will occur at 1 week after ovuation ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant after having a uterine ablation?

Can a woman get pregnant after having a uterine ablation?

Yes : It is possible, but not preferable. Frequently ablations are combined with sterilization to avoid this possibility. If there is a concern-- take a test. If you have had an ablation and you or your partner are not sterilized, you should discuss contraception with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can a woman get her period while pregnant?

How can a woman get her period while pregnant?

She cannot: During a normal menstrual period, a woman's uterus sheds (loses) its lining, leading to the bleeding... and she gets a new lining the next cycle. If she were pregnant, and replaced the lining of her uterus, the pregnancy would be lost too. Pregnant women do get vaginal bleeding sometimes, but it is not a menstrual period (even if it sort of looks like one). ...Read more

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Can a female get her period again during pregnancy?

Can a female get her period again during pregnancy?

No: Periods do not occur during a woman's pregnancy. Sometimes there can be bleeding during pregnancy but it is not a period. ...Read more

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When after your period ends can a woman get pregnant?

When after your period ends can a woman get pregnant?

Please check on: Line for an ovulation chart. You will be able to determine your most fertile time (ovulation) based on the length of your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant during her period if irregular?

Can a woman get pregnant during her period if irregular?

Yes: Because with irregular periods you don't know when you ovulate. Also sometimes bleeding can happen in early pregnancy.So of you don't use contraception there is always a chance of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Can a woman get another woman pregnant?

Can a woman get another woman pregnant?

Not at present..: Unless male and female germ cells fuse conception does not occur spontaneously. Ivf technologies can theoretically artificially fuse genetic material from two females and produce offspring. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant while in her periods?

Can a woman get pregnant while in her periods?

Yes.: As ovulation can occur erratically sometimes, it is possible (though not likely) to conceive during menstruation - the sperm can survive up to five days in the female genital tract. ...Read more

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Can a woman ever get pregnant during her menstrual period?

Yes: Theoretically, a woman can be fertile during her menstrual flow or just after it stops. If it is a 21 day cycle and 7 days of menstrual flow, ovulation probably occurs just after the period and you can get pregnant a few days before ovulation. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant if she done went through menopause?

Not with her own egg: Once menopausal, by definition, a woman is no longer fertille, but rather sterile. If a menopausal woman wanted to get pregnant, one option is going through ivf and using an egg from a much younger woman. This would allow her to be a biological mother by carrying the pregnancy, but not the genetic mother (egg from another woman). ...Read more

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Can a woman become pregnant during perimenopause?

Can a woman become pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: Until a woman has had no menstrual periods for a full year, it is possible that she could unexpectedly ovulate and become pregnant. That said, fertility is certainly decreased at perimenopause. If a woman desires childbearing, she will likely need the intervention of a fertility specialist to be successful. ...Read more

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Can a woman be fertile and get pregnant the day after her period?

Can a woman be fertile and get pregnant the day after her period?

Unlikely: Please remember fertility is about ovulation not about periods. Periods happen when the ovulated egg is not impregnated. You should know when you ovulate in your cycle so that your body is not such a mystery to you. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant without having her period?

Can a woman get pregnant without having her period?

Sure can: Ovulation always occurs before a period is missed. A prime example of this is a newly delivered woman who has no period during the post partum period but engages in unprotected sex and Voila! another pregnancy without a period showing up whatsoever. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant during her mp?

Can a woman get pregnant during her mp?

NO: A woman should not get pregnant if she is truly menstruating normally at the time of sex. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant 1 day after ovulation?

Can a woman get pregnant 1 day after ovulation?

Probably not: The human egg is fertilizable only for 24 hrs after ovulation. It degrades after that time and is not able to be fertilized. The point is you probably don't know exactly when you ovulated, and there is a chance of unwanted pregnancy if you have sex after ovulation without contraception. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s or 50s and ...Read more