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Can you get pregnant after your ovulation period?

Can you get pregnant after your ovulation period?

For a short time: After ovulation, the released egg is viable for approximately 24 hours. If you are trying to get pregnant, tracking ovulation basal temperature monitoring or an LH surge kit can help to roughly identify when this period will occur. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, keep in mind that up to 25% of couples using the rhythm method (also called natural family planning) will get pregnant! ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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I have been trying to get pregnant past 6 months.. I thyroid, my periods are regular, i did check my ovulation it was positive..So why m NT gettin preg?

I have been trying to get pregnant past 6 months.. I thyroid, my periods are regular, i did check my ovulation it was positive..So why m NT gettin preg?

Keep trying.: On average only 85% of perfectly normal couples will get pregnant within a year of trying. If after a year, there is no luck, it may also be your partner….. ...Read more

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Do people get pregnant in between ovulation periods?

Do people get pregnant in between ovulation periods?

Possible: Although optimum chances of becoming pregnant are the day before, the day of and the day after ovulation that doesn't mean that is the only time you are fertile. It just requires that a viable egg meet up with a viable sperm. ...Read more

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I'm 18 and want to get pregnant but I have irregular periods how can I tell when my ovulation days are?

I'm 18 and want to get pregnant but I have irregular periods how can I tell when my ovulation days are?

Count backwards: Ovulation occurs 14 days before menses. You will need to count backward to establish your cycle, then look at the calendar and count forward for the next cysle.... ...Read more

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Am trying to get pregnant but I have irregular ovulation and irregular periods. What should I do? Is there any medications?

Am trying to get pregnant but I have irregular ovulation and irregular periods. What should I do? Is there any medications?

See a gynecologist: You will need to see a gynecologist to help with the problem. He or she will likely run some tests to see why your cycle is not regular. There is no medication over-the-counter to take for this kind of problem. ...Read more

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Been trying to get pregnant for over 3 years. I have irregular periods all the time, and sometimes only last a few days. Could i not be ovulation?

Need testing.: 3 years without pregnancy requires a gynecologists visit and full evaluation. Tests for time of ovulation if any, hormone and egg reserve tests. Also utero tubo gram (hsg) to see if uterus is normal and tubes open. Also your partners semen analysis . The results will help determine treatments. Do not delay this any longer. ...Read more

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I got positive ovulation test on 16 mar and today is 2 apr..i haven't get my periods yet.when did i ovulaute?am i pregnant?when should i tk preg test?

I got positive ovulation test on 16 mar and today is 2 apr..i haven't get my periods yet.when did i ovulaute?am i pregnant?when should i tk preg test?

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you had a positive ovulation test then you ovulate on or around that day. ...Read more

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Have 1 yr old, continue to breastfeed. Producing 2 oz/day at this point. Had reg periods for 6 mos. Want to get pregnant. Will bf prevent ovulation?

Have 1 yr old, continue to breastfeed. Producing  2 oz/day at this point.  Had reg periods for 6 mos. Want to get pregnant. Will bf prevent ovulation?

You can get pregnant: If your periods are regular then you are ovulating and can get pregnant. Make sure you are taking your prenatal vitamins already and consider weaning your 1 year old. It is very stressful on your body to be pregnant and breast feeding at the same time. ...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