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Is it possible to get pregnant a day or two before your period?

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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You can only get pregnant when you are ovulating, which is normally in the middle of your cycle (usually day 14 of a 28 day cycle).
However, some people ovulate at different times. Men's sperm can remain active for up to 2-3 days. With so many variations and irregularities, it is safe to assume that you could get pregnant anytime you have unprotected intercourse.

In brief: Yes

You can only get pregnant when you are ovulating, which is normally in the middle of your cycle (usually day 14 of a 28 day cycle).
However, some people ovulate at different times. Men's sperm can remain active for up to 2-3 days. With so many variations and irregularities, it is safe to assume that you could get pregnant anytime you have unprotected intercourse.
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Improbable

If your cycles are very consistently predictable, it's not likely.
Thats how natural family planning works. Ovulation is usually around day 15, the egg has a 3-5 day vaible window and sperm have a 3-5 day viable window. You had sex at, i assume, was day 27. Should be safe. That said, who can always predict ovulation?

In brief: Improbable

If your cycles are very consistently predictable, it's not likely.
Thats how natural family planning works. Ovulation is usually around day 15, the egg has a 3-5 day vaible window and sperm have a 3-5 day viable window. You had sex at, i assume, was day 27. Should be safe. That said, who can always predict ovulation?
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