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Can you get pregnant during pre-menopause?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

"pre menopause" can last a long time; altered hormones.
Less likely to get pregnant, but certainly can. "change of life" babies were not rare in the days before birth control.

In brief: Sure

"pre menopause" can last a long time; altered hormones.
Less likely to get pregnant, but certainly can. "change of life" babies were not rare in the days before birth control.
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Dr. Cynthia Frazier
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Definitely

During perimenopause ovulation becomes irregular but it does happen and is very unpredictable.
Use a reliable means of protection.

In brief: Definitely

During perimenopause ovulation becomes irregular but it does happen and is very unpredictable.
Use a reliable means of protection.
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Dr. Ron Eaker
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

As long as you are ovulating (still having cycles) you could theoretically get pregnant

In brief: Yes

As long as you are ovulating (still having cycles) you could theoretically get pregnant
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Dr. Frank Trogolo
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Pregnancy

If you are premenopausal it means you are still ovulating.
If you are ovulating you can get pregnant.

In brief: Pregnancy

If you are premenopausal it means you are still ovulating.
If you are ovulating you can get pregnant.
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Age?

'pre-menopause' is too nonspecific to give a good answer, it can mean too many things.
One rough statistic is that of all women age 40 about 50% will be able to conceive. By age 44-45 it has dropped to almost zero.

In brief: Age?

'pre-menopause' is too nonspecific to give a good answer, it can mean too many things.
One rough statistic is that of all women age 40 about 50% will be able to conceive. By age 44-45 it has dropped to almost zero.
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