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How soon after my period can I get pregnant? What are the chances right after?

How soon after my period can I get pregnant? What are the chances right after?

Variable: This depends on menstrual cycle length overall. Most women ovulate on cycle day 16-18 of a "normal" 28 day cycle. The first day of your period is cycle day 1. The differences in cycle length have to do with the # of days prior to ovulation. In general, most women are most fertile approximately 2-2.5 weeks after the first day of their period. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Can i get pregnant the day after my period ? Can i get pregnant the day my period stops?

Can i get pregnant the day after my period ? Can i get pregnant the day my period stops?

Unlikely: The most opportune time to get pregnant is during ovulation. In a 28 day cycle, this normally occurs near the 14th day. Then again, anything is possible and why leave it to chance if you want to prevent pregnancy? Use contraception and if you are uncertain about being pregnant, take a home pregnancy test. All the best! ...Read more

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I had sex six days after my period can I get pregnant?

I had sex six days after my period can I get pregnant?

Depends : On how long from the start to start of your period. Most women will ovulate 14 days before they start their period. But since sperm can live in your uterus for a few days, there are several days you are fertile. ...Read more

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If I have sex a week after my period can I get pregnant?

If I have sex a week after my period can I get pregnant?

Quite possibly: Ovulation occurs 14 days before the anticipated period. One can have intercourse starting several days prior to, on day off and a few days after ovulation when trying to conceive. Take care. ...Read more

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If I have unprotected sex after my period can I get pregnant?

If I have unprotected sex after my period can I get pregnant?

Yes: Unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy. Sperm can live for up to five days inside your genital tract. Some people ovulate as early as day 10 in their cycle. You won't know when ovulation happened until after it's over. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, and it's been less than five days since you had sex, i would recommend a morning-after pill, like ella (ulipristal acetate). ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 3 days right after my period. Can I get pregnant by then?

I had unprotected sex 3 days right after my period. Can I get pregnant by then?

Sure: Sure. Anyone having sex without condoms or birth control can get pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if i had sex for a week straight unprotected and he came inside of me each time? Also, a day after my period can I get pregnant!

Can i get pregnant if i had sex for a week straight unprotected and he came inside of me each time?  Also, a day after my period can I get pregnant!

Of course: Hopefully you already knew the answer to this question. Please consider birth control before you become a teen mother. Also do some basic reading about reproduction so that you can make an informed decision before engaging in sexual behavior. You owe it to your self. ...Read more

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Sex 2 days after period, can I get pregnant?

Sex 2 days after period, can I get pregnant?

Possible, not likely: There is a small chance. If you ovulate within 6 days of having unprotected intercourse, you have about a 3 out of 1000 chance of conceiving. ...Read more

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10 days until my next period, can I get pregnant?

Fertility: You can only get pregnant when you ovulate and the window is open only about 48 hours. However, it is hard to predict when that occurs unless you are very regular. Ovulation generally occurs 2 weeks prior to the onset of your menses, but again this is not set in stone and i never recommend the rhythm method because it is unreliable and notorious for unwanted pregnancy. Use protection. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more