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I don't know if this is medical or not. But i'm wondering if it's possible to get pregnant even if you're not ovulating. I learned that if you have unprotected sex, no matter what day of the month it is, you will get pregnant.

I don't know if this is medical or not. But i'm wondering if it's possible to get pregnant even if you're not ovulating. I learned that if you have unprotected sex, no matter what day of the month it is, you will get pregnant.

Yes, : Yes, that is a very good question. It is impossible to know exactly when a woman ovulates. Typically, it is about two weeks after the first day of her last period, but this varies a great deal. If the hormones are "out of whack", so to speak, then ovulation is very difficult to predict. Some women also have irregular periods or even spotting that is not actually their period, which also makes it difficult to predict. Therefore, you are right; unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy on almost any day of the cycle. ...Read more

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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 you get pregnant after the age of 45?

Can you get pregnant after the age of 45?

Yes, definitely: You can get pregnant as long as you are ovulating. Menstruating. Of course the likelihood goes way down, but definitely still "possible". ...Read more

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How soon can you get pregnant after a missaccariage?

How soon can you get pregnant after a missaccariage?

See your doc: This is a discussion to have with your OB doc. It will depend on many things, not the least of which is the cause of the miscarriage, your pregnancy history, etc. See your doc before you start trying to get pregnant again. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after getting the drop shot two weeks ago?

Can you get pregnant after getting the drop shot two weeks ago?

Drop shot?: I'm thinking maybe you meant depo shot and certainly i tell my patients to use backup birth control the first 30 days once you are on the depo shot, especially if it wasn't given during your period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after d and c?

Can you get pregnant after d and c?

Yes: Once your uterus has healed somewhat after a d;c most women are able to get pregnant again. ...Read more

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How fast can you get pregnant after delivery?

How fast can you get pregnant after delivery?

Very Fast: You can get pregnant again the very first time you ovulated. This may be less than two months after delivery. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after tubo and nova sure?

Can you get pregnant after tubo and nova sure?

It depends: Endometrial ablation does not reliably prevent pregnancy. Reliable contraception, usually sterilization is required. Your gynecologist should discuss this with you. Any pregnancy that occurs after an ablation is very high risk. Consider tubal ligation or a vasectomy. If "tubo" is tubal ligation than your pregnancy risk is < 0.3% and coupled with an ablation you can be reasonably confident. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after your fertility days?

Can you get pregnant after your fertility days?

That is possible: As long as there is a viable egg and a viable sperm - it can happen. The day prior to, of and after ovulation are good times to aim for but you can also become pregnant if you have sex on the days prior to & after ovulation. ...Read more