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I just read that if you have sex during your period you won't get pregnant. Is that true or not true?

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Dr. Vanita Patel
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: True

Only if you have regular cycles.

In brief: True

Only if you have regular cycles.
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

If you are on your menses, then that is the process that is cleaning your uterus out for next month.
You cannot get pregnant if you are actively bleeding.

In brief: Yes

If you are on your menses, then that is the process that is cleaning your uterus out for next month.
You cannot get pregnant if you are actively bleeding.
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