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How long after u ovulate that you can get pregnant?

How long after u ovulate that you can get pregnant?

Back to Health Class: Once you have ovulated you are no longer going to get pregnant that cycle. You get pregnant by exposing the freshly ovulated egg with sperm that has been deposited in the vagina prior to ovulation. The best days to get pregnant are the five days prior to ovulation. This gives the sperm time to travel through the fallopian tubes to be ready to inseminate the fresh egg when it is expressed.

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How many days after ovulation can you get pregnant?

How many days after ovulation can you get pregnant?

2 days: The human egg lives 2-3 days and can be fertilized during that time, making it possible to become pregnant.

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If you have sex 2 days after ovulation can you get pregnant because I keep reading sites and they say you CAN NOT so what is true??

If you have sex 2 days after ovulation can you get pregnant because I keep reading sites and they say you CAN NOT so what is true??

Timing is everything: sex after ovulation is what the rhythm method is about but it is good idea to talk with you doctor to find out more information, I am available for second opinion if you want to consult me

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Can u get pregnant after ovulation?

Can u get pregnant after ovulation?

Yes: In the 3 days before and after ovulation, given how long sperm can stay alive in the female genital tract.

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Can I get pregnant after ovulation?

Can I get pregnant after ovulation?

Ovulation: Ovulation is the act of releasing an egg for fertilization. It is easiest to get pregnant shortly before ovulation as the egg is only viable for pregnancy for a very short period of time. It may be possible to have sex and get pregnant after ovulation but the timing must be perfect!

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Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Can you get pregnant after ovulation?

Q unclear: You must ovulate to be able to get pregnant--but if you mean how long past ovulation can you get pregnant, likelihood drops off a lot after 5-7 days, but there is never a true "free" time where pregnancy could not be possible.

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Can I get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Can I get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Possible: The egg is receptive to fertilization for about 24 hours after ovulation. So, one could possibly conceive the day after ovulation.

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Can u get pregnant 3days after ovulation?

Can u get pregnant 3days after ovulation?

May be possible: 'fertility window ' is 5days before ovulation to 24 hrs after ovulation, on 3 rd day less likely, get pregnancy test 10 days later.

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Can u get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Can u get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Yes: Yes. In general an egg remains viable for about 12-24 hours after ovulation and sperm remain viable in the female reproductive tract for about 3-5 days. If you allow the two to overlap you can get pregnant.

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Can you get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Yes: Ovulation means the egg is around for a few days. It is certainly possible to get pregnant a day after ovulation.

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Can you get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Can you get pregnant a day after ovulation?

Possibly: That would be a good time to try if you want to become pregnant.

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Could I get pregnant one week after ovulation?

Could I get pregnant one week after ovulation?

V'ing: The further you move away from your ovulation day - the less the chances. You are likely to be the most fertile the day of, day before and day after ovulation. However, never say never. If you are not ready for pregnancy it is prudent to use some form of birth control for every sexual act (vaginal intercourse).

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Can a woman get pregnant 1 day after ovulation?

Probably not: The human egg is fertilizable only for 24 hrs after ovulation. It degrades after that time and is not able to be fertilized. The point is you probably don't know exactly when you ovulated, and there is a chance of unwanted pregnancy if you have sex after ovulation without contraception.

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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.

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How could someone get pregnant after ovulation?

Yes: Your best chances are the day before, day of and day after ovulation. All it takes is the presence of the egg and sperm and you have a recipe for a potential pregnancy.

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Can I get pregnant after ovulation test negative?

Can I get pregnant after ovulation test negative?

Yes: There are times when an ovulation predictor test will not show the lh surge when there is truly one present. This totally depends on the brand of the ovulation detection kit and the sensitivity. Also human error has to be considered.

Dr. Philip Chenette
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