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Doctor insights on: Getting Pregnant While On Your Period

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I hear that you can't get pregnant while you're on your period?

I hear that you can't get pregnant while you're on your period?

Usually not: The menstrual period is when the uterine lining sheds after an egg is not fertilized. Some women may ovulate irregularly and shed a small amount of lining during ovulation, and it is at that time pregnancy can inadvertently occur. She will think that this is her menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Is it true that you can't ever get pregnant while you're on your period?

Is it true that you can't ever get pregnant while you're on your period?

Yes: If you are on your menses, then that is the process that is cleaning your uterus out for next month. You cannot get pregnant if you are actively bleeding. ...Read more

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Can sperm survive in your vagina and get pregnant while you're on your period?

Can sperm survive in your vagina and get pregnant while you're on your period?

Very small chance: Studies have shown that sperm can survive inside a woman's body and fertilize an egg for up to six days. If you are having your period, have sex, and ovulate within six days of having sex - you have about a 3 in 1000 chance of conceiving. Not a great chance, but not a zero chance either. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant if you partner ejaculates into you while you're on your period?

No: When you have your period there is no egg to fertilize and no lining for a fertilized egg to implant. This assumes your period is occurring as part of a normal menstrual cycle ...Read more

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If someone cums inside of you while you're on your period, is it true that you can not get pregnant?

If someone cums inside of you while you're on your period, is it true that you can not get pregnant?

Very UNLIKELY BUT: It is true it is very unlikely to cause Pregnancy but it depends at what stage of your periods. If it is early than it is safer than late in the periods. Sperms can live in woman's body for up to 5 days and ovulation takes place 12 to16 days after the start of periods. So theoretical it is possible to get pregnant if it is on 5th or 6th day of your pariod ...Read more

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What happens if you're on your period and play with yourself do you get pregnant?

What happens if you're on your period and play with yourself do you get pregnant?

Sperm & pregnancy: Masturbation does not cause pregnancy. The only way to become pregnant is from a man's sperm. When having sex condoms can prevent unwanted pregnancies and venereal disease. ...Read more

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Could you get your period while you're pregnant?

Could you get your period while you're pregnant?

Yes: A flow very much like a menstrual cycle can occur during pregnancy. It is not cyclical like a menstrual flow, and is not associated with ovulation, but rather may indicate a problem with the placenta. ...Read more

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If you' re not regular on your period is it hard to get pregnant?

It may be: If your periods are not regular you may not be ovulating on a regular basis. This may make it more difficult to get pregnant but does not mean you will be infertile. It does mean that you cannot rely on the "rhythm method" to prevent pregnancy. Women with irregular periods may get pregnant on accident because they do not know when they are ovulating. ...Read more

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If you're just getting off your period and he uses the pull out method twice in that day can you get pregnant?

If you're just getting off your period and he uses the pull out method twice in that day can you get pregnant?

For sure: You can! "pull out" is totally hit or miss, you are definitely at risk this way. Just getting off your period is a little early for most women, but since sperm may live 3 days, maybe more, think about it...Easy: if you don't want pregnancy, don't do this. If you don't mind gambling, carry on. ...Read more

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If you get your period are you pregnant?

If you get your period are you pregnant?

No: If you are having periods then you are not pregnant. Some people will have bleeding in early pregnancy though. Are. If you are concerned about pregnancy take a test. Home tests are cheap and reliable. In minutes you will have your answer. ...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 easier to get pregnant on your period?

Is it easier to get pregnant on your period?

No: The best time to try is 14 days before your period, which you'll have to estimate by the length of your cycle. When you have your period, you are sloughing off the uterine lining that was prepared to welcome a fertilized egg, so your period would be the worst time to try. ...Read more

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What's the difference in breats swelling when you're about to get your period versus when your first pregnant?

What's the difference in breats swelling when you're about to get your period versus when your first pregnant?

More with pregnancy: Breast changes because of hormonal changes in anticipation of possible pregnancy. If no pregnancy, then it goes back to normal until the next cycle. If pregnancy occurs, the changes continue and as pregnancy progresses with higher and higher of hormones causing the changes to increase and persist in preparation for breastfeeding etc. So, the changes are same, just more with pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Can you get pregnant on your period?

YES: Ckeck your cycles regularly; however I advise a home pregnancy test and a specific bloodtest (HCG) for pregancy.? No birth control? - check with your gyn. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Can you get pregnant on your period?

No u can't: Unless there's divine intervention. There's no ovulation during menstruation thus there's no egg cell to get fertilized by the sperm. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Less likely: If your period is regular, monthly, sperm from sex during your period would not likely still be alive at the time you ovulate. The problem si that many young women may not have truly regualar periods. Just because you are bleeding doesn't mean it's always a normal period. So sometimes you can still get pregnant if you have sex while bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant befor your period?

Yes.: All pregnancies take place before your menses (period) because ovulation takes place around the 14th day of your cycle. It is actually when you don't have your menses that may signal (if you have regular menses) that you may be pregnant. If you are about 1-2 weeks late, I would recommend doing a home pregnancy test. Doing it sooner may yield equivocal results and they are not cheap. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more