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If a woman and man have intercourse without a condom and the man does not climax, what's the chance of the woman getting pregnant? On ovulation day?

If a woman and man have intercourse without a condom and the man does not climax, what's the chance of the woman getting pregnant? On ovulation day?

Very low chance: It is still possible to get pregnant without ejaculation because there are some sperm present in the lubricating fluid ("pre-cum") that precedes male orgasm. Having said that, the chances are much lower. It's hard to give an actual number. If a fertile couple is trying to conceive and they have intercourse at ovulation their chance is only 20% for that month. Your chance would be closer to 1%. ...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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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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After your period when are the days you can get pregnet? Can you just get pregnant on ovulation day or all the time? Please answer

After your period when are the days you can get pregnet? Can you just get pregnant on ovulation day or all the time? Please answer

Anytime: Using a typical 28 day cycle, the most likely time to get pregnant is around day 14. You can easily get pregnant anywhere from day 10 to day 18 or even up to 20. If you use the calendar method, this is fairly safe, but any irregularities means you can get pregnant at any time. ...Read more

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I went out of town, and forgot my pregnanal pills for 4 days ; that won't affect me getting pregnant on my next ovulation day will it ?

I went out of town, and forgot my pregnanal pills for 4 days ; that won't affect me getting pregnant on my next ovulation day will it ?

Hard to say: If what you are referring to are prenatal vitamins, not taking them for a few days will cause no harm. If they are a fertility med like clomid, (clomiphene) it could. Talk to your OB to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your ovulation day?

Can you get pregnant on your ovulation day?

Absolutely: Essentially you can only get pregnant during the day of ovulation! the egg is only capable of fertilization for about 12-18 hours after ovulation. We observe this fact with every ivf cycle because egg retrieval is the equivalent of ovulation and the egg must be fertilized in the next 12-18 hours. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...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