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Doctor insights on: How To Have Sex When Pregnant

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When can I have sex to get pregnant?

When can I have sex to get pregnant?

During ovulation : The best time is when you are on your ovulatory cycle, this will depend how long yor periods are regularly. For a normal 28 day cycle woman, usually around 14 th day. There are also ovulatory kits in the market for you to use. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Can you have sex when pregnant?

Can you have sex when pregnant?

Being Pregnant: Yes. Most couples continue their sexual life throughout the pregnancy. ...Read more

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So when should I have sex to get pregnant?

So when should I have sex to get pregnant?

Most fertile: Greatest chances are 14 days after menses. First day of menses is day #1. This is an estimate. This means 2 to 3 days or day 14, 15, 16. If you know you are on a 28 day cycle typically. So you could also do day 12 through 15 or 16. If this is not working, there are over the counter ovulation kits. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you have unprotected sex without ejaculating can you still become pregnant?

I wanted to know when you have unprotected sex without ejaculating can you still become pregnant?

Yes: Pre-ejaculate fluid may contain sperm and all you need is one. Any unprotected penetration can put you at risk of pregnancy. ...Read more

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When to have safe sex after menstration to not pregnant?

When to have safe sex after menstration to not pregnant?

Safe sex?: There is no such thing. Sperm inside of the vagina after menstruation means sperm in the vagina as you move into your most fertile time, ovulation. ...Read more

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How often should you have sex when getting ready to ovulate and when ovulating?

How often should you have sex when getting ready to ovulate and when ovulating?

Sex & Conception: A couple should have sex every other day during the fertile period. The man needs time to build up sperm count. Have sex day 13-15-17 of your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How much ejaculated does it take to get a girl pregnant and if i ovalute on oct, 28 when do I suppose to have sex ?

How much ejaculated does it take to get a girl pregnant and if i ovalute on oct, 28 when do I suppose to have sex ?

Not much and avoid: There is no lower limit for amount of ejaculate needed to get pregnant as there are millions of sperm per small unit of fluid. You should avoid having unprotected sex within 72 hours either side of your ovulation, but be sure that you know when ovulation is! ...Read more

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Can you have sex to much when trying to concieve?

Can you have sex  to much when trying to concieve?

No, but sort of: If you start having sex frequently too soon before ovulation, the male partners may have very low sperm counts at the time you need him (ovulation.) i recommend starting 2 days before expected ovulation and trying every other day. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have unprotected sex while being on nuvaring?

How long do I have to wait to have unprotected sex while being on nuvaring?

That depends: 'insert NuvaRing on the 1st day of your cycle, (i.e., the first day of menstrual bleeding). Nuvaring will work immediately, it is not necessary to use an additional contraceptive method. You may also start on day 2 to 5 of your cycle, but in this case make sure you use an extra method of birth control (barrier method), such as male condoms or spermicide for the first 7 days of NuvaRing use.'. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant only during ovulation if so can I have unprotected sex when im not ovulating and not get pregnant?

Can you get pregnant only during ovulation if so can I have unprotected sex when im not ovulating and not get pregnant?

No effective: Natural family planning, or avoiding sex when you are ovulating sounds terrific, but in practice it isn't a very effective form of preventing pregnancy. In an average year periodic abstinence resulted in a 25 percent rate of pregnancy. Sometime you ovulate off cycle, sometimes sperm stay alive longer than expected. ...Read more

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If I have 29 days on my cycle how do I calculate when I ovulate and how many days before ovulation should I have to wait to have sex to conceived?

If I have 29 days on my cycle how do I calculate when I ovulate and how many days before ovulation should I have to wait to have sex to conceived?

Ovulation: Ovulation is not calculated, it is felt. This is known as Mittelschmerz. It happens just shy of half way through a menstrual cycle. Sperm live for up to five days post ejaculation, so sperm deposited inside of the vagina on any or all of the five days leading up to ovulation are the sperm that will cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to have sex when on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) ? I had unprotected sex 2 days after , can I be pregnant? Unprotected sex and curious

How long do you have to wait to have sex when on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) ? I had unprotected sex 2 days after , can I be pregnant? Unprotected sex and curious

Part : Part of this depends on the relation to when you got depoprovera after your period, if you got it in the first five days of your period starting, it works within 1-2 days; but if you got it after that it takes 14 days to protect you. Please consult the provider who placed it and see if they recommend that you have a pregnancy test. Meanwhile using a condom would be safest. ...Read more

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How many times should i have sex during ovulation to get pregnant and how often?

How many times should i have sex during ovulation to get pregnant and how often?

A few times: Some couples get pregnant after one episode of sex. We call them lucky, if they are married, settled down, and wanting to have kids. The majority of couples may not be so lucky, but they can try having sex once or twice a day from about 3 days before expected ovulation, to a couple of days after expected ovulation. ...Read more

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I always have sex everuday but did not get pregnant. When is the best day to have sex for me to get pregnant? I have an irregular period.

CONCEPTION: Every other day is best.Start 7 days after you're last day of menses and cont x 2 weeks. Try and abstain for 3 days prior to the 2 weeks of trying. ...Read more

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How often i can do sex if i m planning to conceive?

How often i can do sex if i m planning to conceive?

Sex for baby: The true answer is as much as you can possibly fit into your busy schedule. The more sperm the greater the likelihood of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many days before my period can i have sex an not get pregnant?

How many days before my period can i have sex an not get pregnant?

Taking a risk...: Hormones and ovulation are not 100% predictable - if you really do not want to get pregnant I would recommend that you discuss birth control options with your GYN. Predicting ovulation depends on cycle length (which you did not provide) so I couldn't (and wouldn't) hazard a guess as to "safe" time frames. ...Read more

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When does a woman get to know she's pregnant after having sex?

When does a woman get to know she's pregnant after having sex?

The first serious: Question about pregnancy comes up when a woman misses her period. However, there are many reasons a period can be missed - so the only way to know is with a positive pregnancy test. ...Read more

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When is the best day/days to have sex to get pregnant?

When is the best day/days to have sex to get pregnant?

Ovulation: The most important simple fact a female should know about her body is when she ovulates. More important than when her period is to start. Sperm must be ready to impregnate an egg when the ovary releases it. Thus sperm can live for five days inside a female. Thus the five days prior to ovulation are the time sperm will most likely cause pregnancy. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more