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Can I still get pregnant if I have sex while i'm on my period?

Can I still get pregnant if I have sex while i'm on my period?

Sex during periods: Yes you can get pregnant even though chances of that happening are slim, but it is possible sometimes the ovulation can take placebefore the bleeding of periods has stopped or within few few days after the periods are over.Sperms can live 3to5days and fertilisation is possible id there is ovulation the other reason in some cases is when female have irregular periods and there can be ovulation. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I'm on birth control and take it every day. I'm on my period and my boyfriend and I had sex but he never came. Can I still get pregnant? If so how?

I'm on birth control and take it every day. I'm on my period and my boyfriend and I had sex but he never came. Can I still get pregnant? If so how?

No: You are over 99% protected against getting pregnant due to fact that you take the birth control pill everyday, and that during your intercourse you were menstruating. Also, it sounds like he did not ejaculate in your vagina, so pregnancy cannot occur. ...Read more

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If i'm on my period, could I still get pregnant?

If i'm on my period, could I still get pregnant?

Unlikely: I never say never, but typically a normal period indicates that ovulation did occur, but fertilization and implantation did not. Once the lining of the uterus is shedding, it is unlikely to result in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I still get pregnant if my period is irregular or completely stops?

Can I still get pregnant if my period is irregular or completely stops?

Depends: You're 20 years old. If your period completely stops, it's called secondary amenorrhea. This is a condition that should be checked out by a gynecologist. Please see your gyn to be sure all is well with your reproductive organs. ...Read more

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Will i still get pregnant if i had unprotected sex 4 days before my period? And if my period is late for around 3 days, does that mean i'm pregnant?

Will i still get pregnant if i had unprotected sex 4 days before my period? And if my period is late for around 3 days, does that mean i'm pregnant?

Usually not: For a woman with a 28 day cycle, she is fertile 14 days before the next period is due (plus or minus 4 days). So unless you have a really short cycle with a period every 20 days you aren't fertile 4 days prior to your period. If you are 3 days late for your period you might be pregnant, but sometimes periods vary when they start by a few days, or are delayed due to things like high stress. ...Read more

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My period is late but i'm not pregnant. Could i still get pregnant if I have unprotected sex during this time?

My period is late but i'm not pregnant. Could i still get pregnant if I have unprotected sex during this time?

Yes. : You are never "safe" from pregnancy if you do not use protection. Ovulation can occur late and if you are not protected with some form of birth control then you can still get pregnant. Don't take chances if you are not ready to be a mother. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant if i had sex 1 day before my period?

Can i still get pregnant if i had sex 1 day before my period?

Ovulation ; Periods: Nope. It is unlikely. You get pregnant when you ovulate. The menstrual period is the sign that the ovulated egg was not impregnated. Ovulation usually occurs just shy of half way through one's cycle. Every menstruating female should know the simple fact of when she ovulates. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant if i miss my period for 2 months due to bcp?

Can i still get pregnant if i miss my period for 2 months due to bcp?

Rare: To get pregnant if you are taking the bcp correctly but not impossible. You can miss periods or have extremely light periods on bcp. You can do a pregnancy test to rule out the small you may be pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more