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Ovulation Or Fertile To Get Pregnant
Potentially yes: Most studies have shown low levels of sperm or no sperm in pre-ejaculate with sperm not being motile (however, don't know how promptly samples were examined). One small study published in 2011 showed that there are some individuals with a high motile sperm count in pre-ejaculate. See: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3564677/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
ART can help : Assisted Reproductive Technologies or ART provided preferably in specialized Infertility centers by Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Infertility specialists can help many women get pregnant. ART includes ovulation induction, in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer (IVF-ET) and other methods... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If trying to get pregnant, which is more effective unprotected sex on ovulation day or your fertile day?
See answer: For conception purposes, it is ideal to have intercourse during a three day fertile window which includes your ovulation day and the two previous days. There are a variety of methods available to help best identify your ovulation day and fertile window: your cycle history, temperature method, ovulation kits, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get pregnant your first fertile day of ovulation? I'm trying to conceive. Thank you.
Yes.: That's the whole concept behind "fertile days." ...Read more
For a short time: After ovulation, the released egg is viable for approximately 24 hours. If you are trying to get pregnant, tracking ovulation basal temperature monitoring or an LH surge kit can help to roughly identify when this period will occur. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, keep in mind that up to 25% of couples using the rhythm method (also called natural family planning) will get pregnant! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Essentially you can only get pregnant during the day of ovulation! the egg is only capable of fertilization for about 12-18 hours after ovulation. We observe this fact with every ivf cycle because egg retrieval is the equivalent of ovulation and the egg must be fertilized in the next 12-18 hours. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Short answer--YES 3 days is certainly within the timing for PG occurring. ...Read more
Yes...: The egg only hangs around < 24 hours after ovulation. If you knew the day and hour of ovulation, you could avoid pregnancy by waiting a few days. The problem is that ovulation is somewhat unpredictable. Its sometimes early or late. Because of this, avoiding pregnancy by timing like this frequently doesn't work and results in pregnancy. ...Read more
Ah, grammar....: We cannot get pregnant w/out having sex, but it need not be exactly on the day of ovulation. If it was the day before, sperm live long enough to wait for the egg. If the day after, it is still there and fresh when they get there. The greatest chance slowly lessens - to never quite zero. So, if you had unprotected sex near ovulation, yes. ...Read more
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