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Ttc always have very regular heavy periods. This month 1 week early very light bleed for a week had sex before during & after ovulation pregnant?

Ttc always have very regular heavy periods. This month 1 week early very light bleed for a week had sex before during & after ovulation   pregnant?

Maybe: If you didn't prevent pregnancy, you may be pregnant. You can take a home pregnancy test, do it about one week after the period was supposed to come. In the mean time, if you have pain and the pregnancy test is positive, see a doctor to make sure it is in the uterus, not an ectopic. If period comes , you may have irregular bleeding as your hormones change. Talk to your provider. ...Read more

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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 Still Get Pregnant 2 Days after ovulation ?

Can You Still Get Pregnant 2 Days after ovulation ?

Possible: Generally the ovum is only viable for up to 24 hours, 48 hours is probably the outside limit, so it is possible(but improbable). ...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 still get pregnant 1-2 after ovulation?

Can you still get pregnant 1-2 after ovulation?

Possible: Chances are less after truly ovulating. It is best that sperm are present right before or during. ...Read more

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

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

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So if I had sex 2day to 3days be for ovulation can I still get pregnant on ovulation day or 2days after ovulation I ovulated on December 26?

So if I had sex 2day to 3days be for ovulation can I still get pregnant on ovulation day or 2days after ovulation I ovulated on December 26?

Misinformed: Sperm meet the new egg at the time of ovulation. This is when you conceive. The have sperm there at that moment they have to be deposited prior to ovulation to give them time to swim to through the uterus and out of the fallopian tubes. Sex after ovulation did not cause your pregnancy. We have already given you the answer to your question and a tool to independently verify this. ...Read more

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If I have sex one day after ovulation can I still get pregnant?

If I have sex one day after ovulation can I still get pregnant?

Timing correct: Your timing strategy sounds correct; though it's usually a better strategy to try before and during ovulation. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 4 days after ovulation?

Can you still get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 4 days after ovulation?

No, but...: 4 days after a certain ovulation is way too late, but since most women do not know for certain when ovulation is - usually its an estimate - might still be a small chance of pregnancy if the ovulation was later than you thought. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 4 days after ovulation?

Can you still get pregnant if you have unprotected sex 4 days after ovulation?

Yes: That is the goal of Mother Nature when protection is not used in any form and she "surprises" people everyday with her actions in this regard. ...Read more

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Hi I took a pregnancy test today 6 days after ovulation a d it's negative could I still be pregnant x?

Hi I took a pregnancy test today 6 days after ovulation a d it's negative could I still be pregnant x?

Too early!: Yes you "could" be pregnant, you tested way too early though. Never test before about 11 days p.o. unless you expect to see a negative. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible for one to do a pregnancy test with the clear blue digital test 10 days after ovulation and still gets a negative result?

Is it possible for one to do a pregnancy test with the clear blue digital test 10 days after ovulation and still gets a negative result?

Yes: Certainly, if 1) you are not pregnant, 2) 10 days may be too early even if you are pregnant. Test again in a few days. ...Read more

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So if ovulated on Aug 2nd, I heard an egg is viable 12-24 hrs after ovulation? So if I had intercourse Aug 3rd I can still get pregnant?

So if ovulated on Aug 2nd, I heard an egg is viable 12-24 hrs after ovulation? So if I had intercourse Aug 3rd I can still get pregnant?

Yes: If it's been 24 hours or less from ovulation to intercourse, you can get pregnant. It's usually difficult to know exactly when ovulation occurred. Pregnancy is more likely when intercourse is before ovulation, since sperm live longer than the egg. ...Read more

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Hi there, I know you have to answer questions like this constantly, sex two days after ovulation is pregnancy still possible ttc, thank you.

Hi there, I know you have to answer questions like this constantly, sex two days after ovulation is pregnancy still possible ttc, thank you.

Unlikely: After a certain ovulation conception is only possible for 24 hours, maybe less. However, sex even a couple of days after an estimated ovulation may still be successful. Generally the strategy for TTC is to start trying early, better than later. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Is Plan B still effective if sex took place 2 days post ovulation? How long after can I still take it? How long after ovulation is pregnancy possible?

24 Hours: According to american pregnancy association an unfertilized egg only remains viable for only 24 hours after ovulation.So sex couple of days after ovulation is less likely to result in pregnancy and if you take Plan B it has a better chance of preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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