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Doctor insights on: Not Getting Pregnant During Ovulation

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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What are the chances of getting pregnant during ovulation but your partner pulled out before ejaculation and went back in a little later ?

What are the chances of getting pregnant during ovulation but your partner pulled out before ejaculation and went back in a little later ?

Great Chance: Having intercourse during the time of ovulation means that you have a great chance of becoming pregnant. Unfortunately, “pulling out” before ejaculation is a highly ineffective way to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant during ovulation if he pulls out and is wearing a condom?

What are the chances of getting pregnant during ovulation if he pulls out and is wearing a condom?

Low: With correct usage condoms are roughly 98% effective, the failure rate is higher if not used correctly. ...Read more

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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation?

Yes: Pregnancy only happens after the ovary releases an egg, which is ovulation. The sperm then have about 24 hours to fertilize the egg. However, since sperm can survive up to 6 days, then intercourse up to 6 days prior to ovulation can result in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

What can I do to not get pregnant during ovulation?

Abstain: Lots of choices! 1) no sex, 2) barrier method diaphragm/condoms, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraception iud, depo shot, 5) permanent setrilization vasectomy/tubal ligation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant during ovulation while using the pull out method?

Can you get pregnant during ovulation while using the pull out method?

Pull out birth conrl: Unless your partner is speedy, and even if he is, emission of some sperm prior to a full ejaculation is common. So yes you can get pregnant using the "pull out method" of contraception. I suggest that your partner use condoms as well. ...Read more

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Can you only get pregnant during ovulation? What would be some exceptions ?

Can you only get pregnant during ovulation? What would be some exceptions ?

Spike The Balls: The books say just around ovulation;before then,no egg has been ejected. Remember the basal body temperature(BBT) test?When your morning temperature spikes up a degree you've ovulated.Then you have a few days to spike it with a sperm.But let me tell you what my momma told me when I was just a tyke: you can get pregnant any time anywhere, under any circumstance (except when garbed in a diving suit) ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant during ovulation if I have pcos?

Can i get pregnant during ovulation if I have pcos?

Ovulation: Ovulation means the release of a readied egg from the ovary. If sperm are there to meet the egg then impregnation occurs. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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