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What is the percentage of getting pregnant while on your period? And what is the best time to have sex while on your period?

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Dr. Robert Killian
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In brief: How to get pregnant?

One does not get pregnant during their menstrual cycle.
Your whole cycle of fertility is centered on when the prepared egg is released by the ovary ready for sperm to impregnate it. This is called ovulation. Sperm deposited up to five days prior to ovulation are likely to cause pregnancy. Once ovulation is passed so is the risk for pregnancy and the uterus sloughs off the lining in a period....

In brief: How to get pregnant?

One does not get pregnant during their menstrual cycle.
Your whole cycle of fertility is centered on when the prepared egg is released by the ovary ready for sperm to impregnate it. This is called ovulation. Sperm deposited up to five days prior to ovulation are likely to cause pregnancy. Once ovulation is passed so is the risk for pregnancy and the uterus sloughs off the lining in a period....
Dr. Robert Killian
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Dr. Robert Killian
The period then ends and the cycle of ovulation begins to get the egg ready for sperm and the lining of the uterus ready for implantation for the impregnated egg. The only times you are most fertile for pregnancy is during the fives days prior to and the day of ovulation.
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