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Is during or around ovulation the only time a female can get pregnant?

Is during or around ovulation the only time a female can get pregnant?

Yes: Pregnancy occurs when the sperm meets the egg and fertilizes it in the fallopian tubes. Ovulation is the porcess by which a woman releases an egg. Therefore, an egg must be released for pregnancy to occur. Ovulation occurs usually around day 10-17 of the menstrual cycle, with day 1 being the day you get your period. ...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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Can you only get pregnant during your ovulation time?

Can you only get pregnant during your ovulation time?

Plus or minus: The sperm typical can live for 3 days. There are reports of sperm living up to 7 days. So there is a window of 6 to 14 days during which pregnancy is possible. ...Read more

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Is it only possible to get pregnant during the time of ovulation? And does ovulation last for only 5 days approximately?

Is it only possible to get pregnant during the time of ovulation? And does ovulation last for only 5 days approximately?

Ovulation is needed: Ovulation which is simply the release of an egg from your ovary, is needed for fertilization to occur in your tube and for pregnancy to begin. Your "fertile period" which is the time in your cycle when you are most likely to get pregnant if you have frequent sexual-genital intercourse with a fertile man, beginning about 1 day before you ovulate and extending to 2 to 3 days after ovulation. ...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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How many times during ovulation you need to have sex so you can get pregnant ?

How many times during ovulation you need to have  sex so you can get pregnant ?

Sex and Ovulation: As many times as you want. But, the only right medical answer is at least once. ...Read more

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Had sex several times during ovulation and took Plan B after, chances i still could get pregnant?

Had sex several times during ovulation and took Plan B after, chances i still could get pregnant?

Depends on your: Timing. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more


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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