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Is it possible to get pregnant the night before unprotected sex..Period came on that morning. Cramping bad and very slow..Chance of getting pregnant?

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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Unlikely, but ...

In order to get pregnant, intercourse must occur around the time of ovulation (releasing an egg).
Ovulation usually takes place about two weeks after menstruation, which makes it unlikely (but not 100% impossible) you would become pregnant from intercourse around the time of your period. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, be sure to discuss effective birth control options with your doctor.

In brief: Unlikely, but ...

In order to get pregnant, intercourse must occur around the time of ovulation (releasing an egg).
Ovulation usually takes place about two weeks after menstruation, which makes it unlikely (but not 100% impossible) you would become pregnant from intercourse around the time of your period. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, be sure to discuss effective birth control options with your doctor.
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