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If you are fertile seven days before ovulation and you are intimate four days before ovulation can you get pregnant?

If you are fertile seven days before ovulation and you are intimate four days before ovulation can you get pregnant?

Yes: It's all a matter of semantics. Unless you're using contraception, you're considered fertile as long as you ovulate regularly. However, you won't get pregnant unless you have sex a few days before thru a few days after ovulation (sperm can live for several days inside you). So yes, you can get pregnant by engaging in unprotected sex 4 days prior to ovulation. Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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. Read more

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How many days before ovulation can woman get pregnant?

How many days before ovulation can woman get pregnant?

Ovulation: Is when the egg is released and that is the time a person can get pregnant. Ovulation occurs about 14 days before the next period is due to start. Read more

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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 Read more

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Sex 10 days before ovulation, can get you pregnant?

Sex 10 days before ovulation, can get you pregnant?

Pregnancy roulette: If you have unprotected sex you are always running the risk of pregnancy. If you were 10 days before ovulation you are probably ok, but how do you know you are 10 days before ovulation? If you are not trying to become a mother please use something more reliable. If you miss your period check a home pregnancy test. Read more

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If I had sex 3 days before ovulation can I get pregnant?

If I had sex 3 days before ovulation can I get pregnant?

For sure: Sometimes. It's a bit early if you are ttc, but it for sure can happen. Read more

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If you have sex 7 days before ovulation can you still get pregnant?

If you have sex 7 days before ovulation can you still get pregnant?

Yes: It is possible only because you may not have your ovulation timing down perfectly. If you have it down perfectly, then its highly unlikely. Read more

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If I had unprotected sex 2-3 days before ovulation, can I get pregnant? What are the chances of getting pregnant?

If I had unprotected sex 2-3 days before ovulation, can I get pregnant? What are the chances of getting pregnant?

Absolutely: Sperm can survive for about 3 days in the female reproductive system, so timing is perfect for fertilization. Estimates from single event during fertile period, but most I've read range 20-33% likelihood of conception. When period due, check home pregnancy test. Read more

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Can I get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

Doubtful: You could have sex once, six days before ovulation and have a 3 in 1000 chance of conceiving, because the sperm can be viable and effective for that long. It is unlikely that you would conceive by having sex seven days before ovulation. Read more

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Can I get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

No.: The requirement to become pregnant is to have an egg present for the sperm to fertilize. As you know, humans do not lay eggs, but we produce them through the process of ovulation. Without ovulation, there is no egg and if there is no egg present to fertilize, one cannot become pregnant. Read more

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Can I get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Can I get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Yes: Women who are not using contraceptives of any kind may become pregnant anytime they are exposed to sperm. Ovulation can be unpredictable & menstrual cycles may be irregular. Women are only "fertile" for about 12 hours in any given month. Identifying those 12 hours can be difficult. Read more

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Can u get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

Can u get pregnant 4 days before ovulation?

It is possible: To become pregnant as long there is still viable sperm when the egg is released. Read more

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Can you get pregnant 7 days before ovulation?

That would be: Very unlikely. But, use protection every time if you are not ready for pregnancy. Read more

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Could I get pregnant 8 days before ovulation?

This is not the best: Time to try. Aim for ovulation and include a few days before and after for best results. Read more

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Can you get pregnant 2 days before ovulation?

Yes: It is not common, but can happen. How do you know exactly when you ovulate? 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