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If you have sex the day of ovulation can you get pregnant or will it be to late since the egg is already released and it takes sprem a while to reach?

If you have sex the day of ovulation can you get pregnant or will it be to late since the egg is already released and it takes sprem a while to reach?

Yes and yes: You can get pregnant on the day you ovulate because the sperm lives for around 72 hours in your reproductive system. As you know, sperm and egg most typically meet in transit to the uterus and then implant, the whole process taking more than a day. If you are trying to get pregnant, most docs will recommend sex every other day to increase your chances around the time of ovulation. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Had sex Fri. Came outside but entered. Ovulation test on Sat. It was +. On Sun during sex, I bled. When was egg released? Chances of pregnancy is...?

Had sex Fri. Came outside but entered. Ovulation test on Sat. It was +. On Sun during sex, I bled. When was egg released?  Chances of pregnancy is...?

No gaming prediction: As I explained earlier, physicians do not predict, game or given you statistics or guesses about pregnancy. You had sperm in your vagina when you were ovulating You are very much at risk of getting pregnant. The bleeding is a separate matter and is not in any way indicative of being pregnant or not. Ovulation is defined as the release of your egg from the ovary. Sperm plus egg equals baby ...Read more

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Do taking folic acid and biotin together help in the quality of egg released during ovulation while trying to get pregnant?

Do taking folic acid and biotin together help in the quality of egg released during ovulation while trying to get pregnant?

Folic Acid Important: Folic acid is extremely important for women trying to get pregnant. Taking 400 mcg of Folic Acid daily for at least 2 months before conception decreases the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida. Biotin is an important for cell growth, but we get enough without needing supplements. Folic acid & biotin are not going to change the "quality" of the egg itself. ...Read more

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Condom broke on ovulation day.Took planb 1step. How's pregnancy prevented if egg released? Everything i read except for planb site says it won't work

Condom broke on ovulation day.Took planb 1step. How's pregnancy prevented if egg released? Everything i read except for planb site says it won't work

Stops implantation: Even if fertilization were to occur, the hormonal effect of 'plan b' would interfere with the lining of the uterus making implantation of a fertilized egg extremely unlikely. ...Read more

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Is the ovulation day when you really conceive? & does a egg have to be present in order to pregnant?

Is the ovulation day when you really conceive? & does a egg have to be present in order to pregnant?

Sort-of and yes: An egg (oocyte) must absolutely be present and mature for conception. An oocyte is able to be fertilized for somewhere between 10-up-to-maybe-24 hours after ovulation, so if fertilization happens it must be 'on the day' of ovulation. ...Read more

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How long does an egg last after ovulation and is pregnancy still possible one day past ovularion?

Possible: Nobody really knows how long the egg lasts after ovulation but some experts in the field believe that it lasts for ~ 24 hours. I have seen people get pregnant by having intercourse within 24 hours of ovulation, so it is possible. ...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