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Doctor insights on: Getting Pregnant After Ovulation

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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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Can you get pregnant four days before ovulation?

Can you get pregnant four days before ovulation?

Ovulation: If you have sex four days prior to ovulation you could become pregnant because viable sperm can still be in your body at the time of 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 pregnant three days before your fertile week starts?

Can you get pregnant three days before your fertile week starts?

Possibly: Most sperm can survive approximately 24 to 72 hours in optimal cervical mucus prior to ovulation. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant six days after your period?

Can you get pregnant six days after your period?

Pregnancy: Depends…how long did you period last? If your period lasted 6 days and you add another 6days, that would be cycle day 12. If you ovulate on d14, then it is possible. Sperm live in the reproductive tract several days after sex. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant two days before your fertile days ?

Can you get pregnant two days before your fertile days ?

Not exactly, but...: A woman cannot get pregnant between the start of her last period and the time of her ovulation... Because there is no egg. That means she cannot get pregnant before ovulation. However, she can (and often does) have sex before ovulation, and the sperm just sit around waiting a few days for the egg to pop out of the ovary... And then she gets PREGNANT, but by then, it is already after ovulation. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 3-4days before ovulation. And two days after it.

Can you get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 3-4days before ovulation. And two days after it.

Yes: Sperm can survive for several days in the female's genital tract. Fertilization is possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant three days before fertile?

Can u get pregnant three days before  fertile?

Yes: The reason is that sperm can live in the cervix for 2 days and sometimes as long as 5 days. So if you have intercourse 3 days before your fertile time, you can get pregnant when you do release an egg. ...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 a day after ovulation?

Can you get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Yes: Ovulation means the egg is around for a few days. It is certainly possible to get pregnant a day after ovulation. ...Read more

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Can i become pregnant six days after ovulation?

Can i become pregnant six days after ovulation?

Generally: the egg does not remain viable for that long, so it would be unlikely. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant having sex one day after the period ended and couple days before ovulation?

Yes: If you are concerned check with your doctor after checking a urine pregnancy test. If it is negative request a prescription for birth control pills, iud, or many of the other options with your physician. If it is positive seek prenatal care or discuss other options with your physician. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Can i get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Possible: The egg is receptive to fertilization for about 24 hours after ovulation. So, one could possibly conceive the day after ovulation. ...Read more

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Could you get pregnant two days after your menustral?

Could you get pregnant two days after your menustral?

Not likely.: If your menstrual periods are regular, this would be quite unlikely. BUT it's possible to get pregnant any time--so I'd recommend a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you had sex one day after you're period and 5 days before ovulation?

Can you get pregnant if you had sex one day after you're period and 5 days before ovulation?

Yes.: Because you may not necessarily know exactly when you ovulated. But if you are correct in your assessment, then it is unlikely. ...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