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Wt is right time for sexto avoid pregnancy?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Family Planning
Family planning contraception fails about 25% per year, so not accurate.
Ovulation occurs day 14 of ideal 28 day cycle. Sperm lives in female for at 2-3 days but sometime much longer. Suggest: consider contraceptive, use family planning avoidance if you do not mind a pregnancy, leave about 4+ days on either side of ovulation (need to test for record of ovulation day).

In brief: Family Planning
Family planning contraception fails about 25% per year, so not accurate.
Ovulation occurs day 14 of ideal 28 day cycle. Sperm lives in female for at 2-3 days but sometime much longer. Suggest: consider contraceptive, use family planning avoidance if you do not mind a pregnancy, leave about 4+ days on either side of ovulation (need to test for record of ovulation day).
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Rhythm method
Avoiding pregnancy using the rhythm method works if you have a very regular cycle, and you know your own body well.
Avoiding relations from 3 days before ovulation (sperm can survive for 3 days in the female) until 2 days after ovulation is the routine recommendation. If your willing to accept a failure; then this is fine.

In brief: Rhythm method
Avoiding pregnancy using the rhythm method works if you have a very regular cycle, and you know your own body well.
Avoiding relations from 3 days before ovulation (sperm can survive for 3 days in the female) until 2 days after ovulation is the routine recommendation. If your willing to accept a failure; then this is fine.
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Dr. Andrew Silverman
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