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Can you get pregnant 3 days before ovulating?

Can you get pregnant 3 days before ovulating?

Yes, its possible: Sperm can hang around for 3 days, so if you have unprotected intercourse 3 days prior to ovulation, it is still possible to get pregnant. The chance of pregnancy in any given month of unprotected intercourse is 15-25%. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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 i get pregnant , three days before my ovulation day ?

Asked and Answered: Yes. As you have already been taught. You are very highly likely to become pregnant on this day before your ovulation. ...Read more

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Sex three days after ovulation. Can you still get pregnant?

Sex three days after ovulation. Can you still get pregnant?

Yes: 3 days is still close enough to ovulation that one would be at risk for pregnancy with unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Can you get a positive pregnancy result three days after ovulation?

Positive Pregnancy: Pregnancy implies conception, not ovulation. Positive tests mean the fetus has had time to transit the fallopian tubes and enter into and settle on the wall of the uterus and has had enough time to grow big enough to be spilling chemicals and sharing blood with the mother. That usually takes ten to fourteen days after conception. Thus your scenario means the pregnancy happened earlier than that. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant from unprotected sex three days before ovulation and the day after using withdrawal method?

Can I get pregnant from unprotected sex three days before ovulation and the day after using withdrawal method?

Sometimes yes: A woman who does not want to get pregnant can consider doing one or more of the following: stop having unprotected sex, stop having vaginal sex, buy Plan B if there was unprotected sex in the past 3 days, ask her doctor about getting an IUD placed if not already pregnant, ask her doctor for a prescription of Ella (ulipristal acetate) if there was unprotected sex in the past few days, etc... ...Read more

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I missed two doses of my birth control while on days two & three of my most fertile days & had sex two days before ovulation. Could i get pregnant?

I missed two doses of my birth control while on days two & three of my most fertile days & had sex two days before ovulation. Could i get pregnant?

Yes: Even if taken perfectly, there is a 2 in 100 failure rate for oral contraceptives. Missing pills could allow your body to ovulate and therefore get pregnant. If you really dont want a pregnancy then best abstinence better birth control pills with condoms good birth control pills bad pull out method. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get pregnant 3 days before ovulation?

Is it possible for you to get pregnant 3 days before ovulation?

Yes: Sperm will likely survive for several days in a woman's cervical mucus, especially during the days coming up to ovulation. So intercourse 3 days prior to ovulation does give you a possibility to get pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a woman just get pregnant 3 days before and 3 days after her ovulation?

Can a woman just get pregnant 3 days before and 3 days after her ovulation?

No: These are days that she would be less likely to become pregnant. She should focus on the day prior, the day after or the day of ovulation if she wishes to become pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 3 days after ovulation?

Can you get pregnant 3 days after ovulation?

NO: You can conceive from 5 days before ovulation until 24 hours after ovulation. The trick is to be sure exactly when you ovulate.
See https://yourfertility.org.au/for-women/timing-and-conception/ ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 3 days after ovulation? I've taken 2 tests 5 days early and both are negative.

No but maybe: You cannot get pregnant 3 days after ovulation, the egg is not viable to fertilize. It may be possible to get pregnant 3 or more days after apositive opk, because the test doesn't really pin the ovulation precisely. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 3 days after ovulation..... Condom broke used the pullout method but took Plan B 2 days later?

Can you get pregnant 3 days after ovulation..... Condom broke used the pullout method but took Plan B 2 days later?

Yes, but...: The human egg lives 2-3 days and can be fertilized during that time, making it possible to become pregnant. However, Plan B might have stopped it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant 3 days after ovulation?

Is it possible to get pregnant 3 days after ovulation?

Generally not: Most clinicians believe that once you release an egg (ovulate), that egg lives for 12-24 hours, 36 at the most. Although sperm generally can live much longer in the reproductive tract, timing is important. Using an ovulation detection kit (odk) may be helpful to better predict ovulation and timing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get pregnant 3 days after ovulation?

No: Once ovulation is over, you cannot get pregnant until you ovulate again. The egg must be fertilized (sperm present) at or immediately after the time the egg is released: if the egg is not fertilized within a matter of hours, it then deteriorates quickly. 3 days after ovulation would not get you pregnant. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if had sex 3 days before ovulation?

Can i get pregnant if had sex 3 days before ovulation?

Very good chance: You can actually get pregnant during any time of your cycle, but the chance is highest during/around time of ovulation (which, unfortunate, is very difficult to tell exactly when). The chance becomes less and less as you get older. In your case, knowing when you are ovulating and having relation before/during this process will increase your chance, with fertile sperm of course. Good luck. ...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