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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

No, not unless...: A woman cannot get pregnant during the first few days of her normal regular periods. However, if she has some spotting and is not on her period, but mistakenly thinks she is on her period, it is possible that she is fertile during the spotting. A urine pregnancy test can be done about 3 weeks after sex, if worried. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Pregnant: If the bleeding is really your period and not periovulatory (midcycle) spotting, you cannot get pregnant on your period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Unlikely: During your period is the initiation of your cycle and recruitment of follicles. So there won't any egg available for fertilization. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Be careful: Usually not but be careful because you might not have a true period and could have an unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period or ovulate?

Can you get pregnant while on your period or ovulate?

Please Clarify: These are not the same thing. Ovulation is when you can get pregnant. This is when you are most fertile. The period is the cleaning out of the uterus after you do not get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

It happens anytime: You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. Best chance is around time of ovulation--often midcycle for most women. Many women have some light period/bleeding during the first month or two after becoming pregnant. It is very easy and fast to do a home pregnancy test--which is highly accurate. So, check a hpt. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

How?: It is hard to have a relation...There is no egg to be fertilized so no preganancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while your period?

Can you get pregnant while your period?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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I kow you can get pregnant while on your period, but what's the chances when it was protected?

I kow you can get pregnant while on your period, but what's the chances when it was protected?

How to get Pregnant: First you get pregnant when you ovulate. Not when you have your period. Your period is to slough off the lining of the uterus when an egg was no impregnated. Second, to get pregnant you have to be exposed when you ovulate to fresh semen. Protected means no semen. Where are you getting your health knowledge? Every female should know these basics. You should know when you ovulate! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?

Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?

See below: It's the other way around. You can be pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not your real period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while you are on your period? I'm on the nuva ring also.

Can you get pregnant while you are on your period? I'm on the nuva ring also.

Yes: It has happened. It is not common or frequent. I have heard some amazing stories about women becoming pregnant when they shouldn't have! some children are meant to be born. Now that is not to scare you just to let you know strange things can happen...But typically getting pregnant on your period is not going to happen. Especially if you do not have sex while on your period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while bleeding heavily on your period while on birth control?

Can you get pregnant while bleeding heavily on your period while on birth control?

Yes: Sorry to stir the pot, but our bodies are set up amazingly well to make babies. If you absolutely don't want to become pregnant, always take your birth control and use condoms. Do not assume that there is a "safe time" to have unprotected sex when it comes to contraception -- people who do that are called parents. You don't want to be the one who says, "well, i didn't think i could get pregnant if. ...Read more

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Could you get pregnant while on your period?

Could you get pregnant while on your period?

Yes: Pregnancy is fairly unusual after having sex while on your period, but it certainly could happen. ...Read more

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Might you get pregnant while on your period?

Might you get pregnant while on your period?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant while on your period?

It happens anytime: You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. Best chance is around time of ovulation--often midcycle for most women. Many women have some light period/bleeding during the first month or two after becoming pregnant. It is very easy and fast to do a home pregnancy test--which is highly accurate. So, check a hpt. Good luc. ...Read more

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Are you likely to get pregnant while on your period?

Are you likely to get pregnant while on your period?

Unlikely: If you have very regular cycles and have your normal period, ovulation would occur midcycle-on days 14 to 16 if your cycle is every 28 to 32 days. Sperm lasts from 3 to 5 days so that pregnancy up to 5 days from day 7 of your period isn't likely. However, this is just a guideline but i hope it helps you. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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