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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. Darrin Cunningham
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After your period can you get pregnant?

After your period can you get pregnant?

See below: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, when in fact, it isn't. ...Read more

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After your period can you get pregnant?

After your period can you get pregnant?

On which cycle day?: A few days after the period ends? If one is trying to get pregnant, then that is a good time to start having sex, as the fertile days start shortly thereafter. If a woman has shorter cycles (for example, less than 25 days), her fertile days are closer to the end of her period. If she has longer cycles (for example, more than 31 days), her fertile days are farther away from the end of her period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant days after your ovulation date?

Can you get pregnant days after your ovulation date?

Yes...: The egg only hangs around < 24 hours after ovulation. If you knew the day and hour of ovulation, you could avoid pregnancy by waiting a few days. The problem is that ovulation is somewhat unpredictable. Its sometimes early or late. Because of this, avoiding pregnancy by timing like this frequently doesn't work and results in pregnancy. ...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 your period after you conceive?

Can you get your period after you conceive?

No: Menstrual bleeing should not occur during pregnancy but there may be some implantation bleeding/spotting or bleeding related to a threatened miscarriage. ...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

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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 before your actual ovulation day?

Can you get pregnant before your actual ovulation day?

No: It is impossible to get pregnant before ovulation because the egg must be released from the ovarian follicle before it is fertilized. However, this does preclude the possibility of getting pregnant by having sex before ovulation as sperm is capable of hanging around for a while! ...Read more

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Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Can you get your period during pregnancy?

Yes and NO: A normal period completely flushes the contents of the uterus and would end the pregnancy. But you can have heavy spotting which may be very similar to a light period during the first couple months of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many days before your period can you get pregnant?

How many days before your period can you get pregnant?

14: If you count the first day of your period as day#1, then most women ovulate around day#14. Consider intercourse only on days 10/12/14/16. This will increase your odds of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 8 days after you ovulate?

Can you get pregnant 8 days after you ovulate?

That would not be: An ideal time to try to become pregnant. However, if you don't wish to become pregnant use protection every time you have sex. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant a week before your menstrual?

Can you get pregnant a week before your menstrual?

Yes: Because when you have unprotected sex, you don't know when your period will come. And if you happen to have ovulated later than usual, you most certainly can get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you pregnant after your period?

Can you pregnant after your period?

Ovulation : You can get pregnant anytime as trying to time intercours to avoid ovulation days is very unreliable. The optimal time to get pregnant is when you ovulate which is 14 days before your next period. If you are trying to get pregnant remember to take a prenatal vitamin daily. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant before your period ?

Can you get pregnant before your period ?

You can at any time: A healthy woman in her reproductive year can become pregnant at any time during her cycle, though the chance is greatest during/around time of ovulation and less so during active menstrual flow. It is difficult to know exactly when you ovulate, hence the chance of pregnancy any time. If you don't want pregnancy yet, use protection at all time--pills and/or condoms. Consult doc. 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