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What are the chances of getting pregnant while having unprotected sex during a period?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Very unlikely

Intercourse while on your period is relatively safe.
The bleeding is a result of an egg released from the ovaries leaving the body. This also means the lining of the uterus is sloughing off and not suitable for implantation by another egg. It is for this reason that conception is unlikely during menstruation.

In brief: Very unlikely

Intercourse while on your period is relatively safe.
The bleeding is a result of an egg released from the ovaries leaving the body. This also means the lining of the uterus is sloughing off and not suitable for implantation by another egg. It is for this reason that conception is unlikely during menstruation.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Low but

Why chance becoming pregnant (if you don't want to be pregant)? The safetest option is to use protection every time you have sex.

In brief: Low but

Why chance becoming pregnant (if you don't want to be pregant)? The safetest option is to use protection every time you have sex.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Menses

Health tap is revolutionary for this one thing more than any other medical issue.
Females the world over are begin taught to own their own experience and to learn the simple facts of menstruation and fertility. These simple facts do not need to be mysteries any more. One gets pregnant during ovulation not during periods. Ovulation is the key to the whole menstrual cycle.

In brief: Menses

Health tap is revolutionary for this one thing more than any other medical issue.
Females the world over are begin taught to own their own experience and to learn the simple facts of menstruation and fertility. These simple facts do not need to be mysteries any more. One gets pregnant during ovulation not during periods. Ovulation is the key to the whole menstrual cycle.
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Dr. Robert Killian
Periods represent the cleaning out of the uterus when one did not get pregnant during ovulation. After the period the ovaries begin to prepare a new egg for Ovulation and the cycle starts all over. Every female can and should know when they ovulate.
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