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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

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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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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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 ovulation?

Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Q unclear: You must ovulate to be able to get pregnant--but if you mean how long past ovulation can you get pregnant, likelihood drops off a lot after 5-7 days, but there is never a true "free" time where pregnancy could not be possible. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after your period?

Can you get pregnant after your period?

2 weeks or so: 2 weeks after usually is a good time for new egg to develope and get ready. ...Read more

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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