10 doctors weighed in:
Can you get pregnant on your fertile days?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Fertile Days
Yes and we think that the average fertility rate is about 20% (but the rate decreases with female age).
The egg is healthy for about 18 hours after ovulation. The sperm live inside the woman for 2 days reliably but occasionally for much longer. We usually recommend sex every other day around ovulation to maximize sperm quality and timing. Keep track as fertility doc will want data if problems.

In brief: Fertile Days
Yes and we think that the average fertility rate is about 20% (but the rate decreases with female age).
The egg is healthy for about 18 hours after ovulation. The sperm live inside the woman for 2 days reliably but occasionally for much longer. We usually recommend sex every other day around ovulation to maximize sperm quality and timing. Keep track as fertility doc will want data if problems.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
A woman can get pregnant shortly before or after ovulation also.

In brief: Yes
A woman can get pregnant shortly before or after ovulation also.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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