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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation?

Can you only get pregnant during ovulation?

Yes: Pregnancy only happens after the ovary releases an egg, which is ovulation. The sperm then have about 24 hours to fertilize the egg. However, since sperm can survive up to 6 days, then intercourse up to 6 days prior to ovulation can result in pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation? What would be some exceptions ?

Can you only get pregnant during ovulation? What would be some exceptions ?

Spike The Balls: The books say just around ovulation;before then,no egg has been ejected. Remember the basal body temperature(BBT) test?When your morning temperature spikes up a degree you've ovulated.Then you have a few days to spike it with a sperm.But let me tell you what my momma told me when I was just a tyke: you can get pregnant any time anywhere, under any circumstance (except when garbed in a diving suit) ...Read more

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What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

Abstain: Lots of choices! 1) no sex, 2) barrier method diaphragm/condoms, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraception iud, depo shot, 5) permanent setrilization vasectomy/tubal ligation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you only get pregnant during your ovulation time?

Can you only get pregnant during your ovulation time?

Plus or minus: The sperm typical can live for 3 days. There are reports of sperm living up to 7 days. So there is a window of 6 to 14 days during which pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant during ovulation while using the pull out method?

Can you get pregnant during ovulation while using the pull out method?

Pull out birth conrl: Unless your partner is speedy, and even if he is, emission of some sperm prior to a full ejaculation is common. So yes you can get pregnant using the "pull out method" of contraception. I suggest that your partner use condoms as well. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant during ovulation if I have pcos?

Can i get pregnant during ovulation if I have pcos?

Ovulation: Ovulation means the release of a readied egg from the ovary. If sperm are there to meet the egg then impregnation occurs. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant only during ovulation or anytime of the month?

Fertile zone: A women is capable of getting pregnant about 5 days a month. 2 days before ovulation the sperm will live to meet the egg on ouvlation day, On the actual day of ovulation, and 2 days after ovulation, the egg will live to meet sperm. This is called the fertile zone. It is importanant to know when you have ovulated, if you want to maximixe pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it only possible to get pregnant during the time of ovulation? And does ovulation last for only 5 days approximately?

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

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more