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Can A Woman Get Pregnant During Her Non Ovulating Days
Is it likely for a 27 year old woman to get pregnant from precum during ovulation if man was only inside her for a minute before putting a condom on?
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
Yes: Pregnancy occurs when the sperm meets the egg and fertilizes it in the fallopian tubes. Ovulation is the porcess by which a woman releases an egg. Therefore, an egg must be released for pregnancy to occur. Ovulation occurs usually around day 10-17 of the menstrual cycle, with day 1 being the day you get your period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it better to get pregnant a day or two before ovulation or on the day of ovulation? Also can a woman get pregnant 1 day after she ovulates?
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
Is it only possible to get pregnant during the time of ovulation? And does ovulation last for only 5 days approximately?
Ovulation is needed: Ovulation which is simply the release of an egg from your ovary, is needed for fertilization to occur in your tube and for pregnancy to begin. Your "fertile period" which is the time in your cycle when you are most likely to get pregnant if you have frequent sexual-genital intercourse with a fertile man, beginning about 1 day before you ovulate and extending to 2 to 3 days after ovulation. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. It's definitely possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why during my ovulation days I get pregnancy symptoms almost every month is the same thing but I end up not getting pregnant is that normal?
No Pregnancy Symptom: I think this is that you are very much misinformed. There are no specific pregnancy symptoms. There are hormone fluctuation symptoms that are hard to distinguish between period symptoms and times of hormonal fluctuation. Ovulation occurs because of hormone fluctuation. These are normal symptoms and do not in any way represent pregnancy. ...Read more
Hi dr, am 30yrs old trying to get pregnant. My ovulation should start on the 2nd of sept. To 8th of sept. When is best to have sex during this days?
I read online that a small percentage (10-15%) of women can get a positive pregnancy test 1-2 days past ovulation. Possible? Impossible?
Pregnancy: Impossible. To test positive the egg has to be impregnated. It then has to travel through the fallopian tubes into the uterus. It then has to land on the wall of the uterus and begin to grow. It then has to grow to a certain size to be creating and leaking HCG hormone so that the mother's blood supply can pick it up and thus then be testable. The body does not know a pregnancy has occurred. ...Read more
If I had unprotected sex during ovulation, can I take a pregnancy test in five days? Since it is possible to get pregnant the same day of ovulating?
Too soon to test.: It's probably too soon to test. Check the directions on the pregnancy test kit and follow the directions exactly. Make sure kit has not expired. And if you have not been in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship, it is not too early to get checked for sexually transmitted diseases, so do that while you wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer