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Yes, especially if you have short cycles. You ovulate about 14 days before your next cycle starts. You are fertile a few days before that. So if you have cycles that are only, for example, 17 days long then you would be ovulating on the third day or so of your cycle -- which for most of us is still …
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Answer yes by knowing the length of your menstrual cycle you count from the first day of your last period. Answer It is highly unlikely to know the EXACT day you conceived, because a woman can ovulate anytime, even when menstruating. It is hard to tell when you are ovulating unless you have a…
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As I have been told by Doctors, YES, the only time you can get pregnant is 5 days before your period because you are producing fertile eggs.  Correct answerI don't know what doctors you have been talking to but you produce eggs 2 WEEKS before a period and can only get pregnant for about 48 hou…
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You should know by your next period. If you are late take a pregnancy test.
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Answer Insemination during your fertile period gives you a high risk of pregnancy so pretty good I think but I'm not sure because I'm not familiar with this. Answer I take it that this is to inseminate a surrogate mother or a lesbian. As you don't want to waste the semen, the prospective mot…
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Results vary from person to person. Although Maybe Baby Easy Ovulation Tester works for most people it will not work for everyone. Anything that affects oestrogen levels in the body may affect the results. This may include your age, medications, infections, breastfeeding and pregnancy.High oestrogen…
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Conception is when the sperm fertilizes the egg. This generally happens inside the Fallopian tubes within a few days of intercourse. You can't feel this cellular event.   while you may not feel conception itself many women report flu like symptoms days after conception...then when they miss t…
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If your girlfriend doesn't know the conception date, I don't think there's really any way anyone could tell you. Even a baby's due date or actual delivery date offers no real clue as to the exact date of conception. You might try the conception calculator linked under more info in the right column…
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My grandfather had only one and he produced 6 kids. 3 boys and 3 girls. So yes you can. Yes, I only have one testicle and I have produced three wonderful children. I was wathcing a show where, this man was denying a young ladies baby because, he said he only had one testicle, and couldn't have ba…
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Yes. Even if done incorrectly, the risk of pregnancy exists. It is considered to be quite an unreliable method of birth control, because pre-ejaculate is released before ejaculation and it contains sperm. This could get the woman pregnant.Both condoms and birth-control pills are more reliable forms …
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You can tell who your baby's father is by getting a DNA test done. This is really a sad question, I am sure this is tearing you apart. You will need to do a DNA on the child immediately after its delivery. You don't want to wait too long, imagine trying to explain to your child that you had sle…
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There is no way to tell the exact date, but an estimated date would be around December 19th. Alternately, according to your due date, you conceived around 11th January. However, some women ovulate later than others so give and take +/- 5 days. Visit this site below and scroll down till you get to t…
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My advice is to buy the Clearblue Fertility Monitor and or ovulation predictor strips to detect the LH surge. The LH surge is a hormone that surges about 36 hours before your egg pops out. Intercourse on that day increases chances of pregnancy dramatically. On average a women ovulates about …
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%REPLIES% Answer It is possible for sperm to live for up to 72 hours in the woman's body. So, fertilization could occur for up to about three days.
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%REPLIES% Answer That can happen in some women during ovulation. But it could just be something else. And it could be at the beginning, middle or end of ovulation. It's very hard to tell. Answer ovulation 'usually' occurs around 14 days after the last day of your period. If you can kee…
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Absolutely, that could be the reason! He should not be using steroids. They do horrible things to your body. But back to your question. Eight months is not that long, but you should talk to him about getting tested for fertility. It could be the reason you haven't gotten pregnant yet.
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No, they have no affect on each other. But it's probably not the best thing for your yeast infection to have sex. It could make your worse or spread to your partner.
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Right after your period, or right before. A girl is least likely to become pregnant if she is not having any sort of sexual relations. Answer: If you have to ask this question, probably means you are not ready to become pregnant, therefore you should not partake in sex or at least use protection. …
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Yes. I have heard of it happening. Yes my cousin was pregnant through out her whole pregnancy. She found out when she was nearly three months because she was still having her period. Sometimes it was irregular but she still had a healthy baby Yes, you can. I had irreegluar periods and I am now pre…
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The moment you ovulate you body starts to manufacture progesterone to protect the impending pregnancy. Your basal temperature would raise by 1 degree from one morning to the next once ovulation has occurred. (i.e. Wed. 97.5, Thurs. 98.7) This proves you ovulated. You still have to wait the standard …
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Get your STD treated firstly, and make sure your partner gets tested and treated too. A cyst on your ovary doesn't necessarily mean there's a problem, they can occur normally, and can be seen when your period is due. However some women have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), this causes cysts on yo…
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I had a misscarrige 3 years ago, afterwards me and my partner tried for nearly a year to get pregnant,i thought there must be a problem but when my daughter was only 3 months old i fell pregnant again and now have two beautiful daughters, i think maybe we must have been trying so hard the first time…
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Pregnancy Without PenetrationIt is not impossible, but highly improbable. Even when ejaculation occurs inside the vagina, and even when the woman is ovulating, there is still, on average, only a 7% chance she will become pregnant. Obviously, some people are more fertile than others. Sperm cannot liv…
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It is possible. All women ovulate at different times. You get pregnant during ovulation.Technically, no it is not, HOWEVER you don't KNOW when your period will start, even if it has started on the same day of the month for a year.You can only get pregnant after you ovulate. Ovulation is the release …
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No, there is never a 100% chance of becoming pregnant. And taking the pill up to your fertilizatoin period probably won't work. I can't imagine that it's good for you either. If you are trying to get pregnant, don't take the pill at all. If you don't want to be pregnant, take the pill daily like you…
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No, it could take one day, but for most women it takes a while. This may have nothing to do with the pills, it could just be they way your body works. You should use another form of birth control, like a condom or something else, until you have had at least one full cycle off the pill though. That i…
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Pretty much the same as if you've never been on the pill. You should wait until you've had one period off the pill before you start trying though. It does take longer for some people than others to get pregnant. The pill really has nothing to do with it though.
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Taking oral contraceptives helps keep you regular so your periods are on time every month. I can't say it helps you ovulate because you don't ovulate while on the pill. If you miss a pill during the time you would have normally ovulated without the pill, take it as soon as you remember and use anoth…
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You might be at risk because you have to take the pill for at least 7 days (you had sex after 4)to ensure there are enough hormones in your system to prevent the pregnancy. It also depends on when you were ovulating because unprotected sex doesn't necessarily mean you will automatically become pregn…
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No sperm dies in 3-5 days   sperm can live as much as 7 days!bh   No, it cannot. Sperm can live up to five days in ideal circumstances (fertile mucus). But it can only fertilize up to three days.Heather   no. Sperm can only live for around 5 to 6 days.
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Yes, since alcohol can affect the sperm's condition. It could lower the sperm count. Maybe your partner should have himself checked by a urologist. Furthermore, combined with the man's drinking habits there is an extreme risk of catastrophic birth defects, mental retardation, or straight miscarriag…
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You can, of course, get pregnant having intercourse in almost any position. However any position where the female is sitting, standing, or bending over should be avoided when you're trying to conceive. The sperm may have a very difficult time, if not impossible, getting to your lady's cervix. On T…
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No, we were 36 when we had our first child, now 38 trying for a second. An acquaintance had his last daugher at 50.  Over 40There are so many women conceiving over 40. I've just been to my midwife and she was telling me of a woman who got pregnant with her first at the age of 43.   If …
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Right now you are at a very good age to conceive. The chances of conception decrease with a woman's age. Considering you are 21, there is a lot of years ahead of you. Men can father babies many years longer than a woman. I have read reports of 70 something men becoming dads. So not to worry and good…
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Chances are good that you are probably pregnant. The home tests are only accurate 50% of the time when they say you are not pregnant (negative). But when they say you are pregnant (positive) then that's when they are 99.9% accurate. (Pretty crazy, huh?)My best advice is that you go to the doctor and…
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It's possibleIt's possible, but it depends on why you're not getting your period. Check in with your doctor. You may also be underweight, exercising too much, or have hormonal imbalances that prevent your getting pregnant. If you do not have normal periods, then you are most likely not ovulating, an…
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Answer From studies and understandings of the philosophy surrounding sperm cell anatomy and physiology, female's reproductive system, the anatomy and physiology of the cervix, I want to say that the best way to ease fertilization or even cause fertilization by some reluctant and weak sperm cells is …
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You might consider joining the Soul Cysters website (link below). I was diagnosed and have found much comfort and support from the women that I have met there. The site is free and was started by a Dr. who e-mails you research articles and other informative bits of information along with the great i…
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%DETAILS%%FOLLOWUPS% The fertile days of the month depend on the length of your cycle, how many days 21, 23, 28 and so on. Go to Baby Center and you will be able to type your information into an ovolation predictor which will tell you around about the time of your fertile days.   taking …
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%DETAILS% Hi, I am sorry about the problem you are having in regards to conceiving a baby. I would like you to think about the following things and may be it will help you:are you having regular periods? how long are they? have you noticed any changes in this area? are you breastfeeding? are you …
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It is easier to become pregnant in the middle of the cycle for most women, so a woman who has a regular 28 day cycle is likely to be the most fertile 14 days after the first day of her period or 14 days before the start of her period. More information: You get pregnant when egg and sperm meet. Th…
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%DETAILS% The answer is yes. The chance of conceiving is 0%. Because her period started, there is nowhere for the sperm to go.   Only if its a normal period, some women have a small amount bleeding after ovulation.
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Yes, you can. With the exception of the "textbook cycle", eggs may be released from one or both ovaries: in a regular or irregular cycle. Ovulation does not always happen from one set of ovaries therefore an egg may be present even during a woman's menstrual period. There is even the odd chance of a…
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%FOLLOWUPS% It all depends on how many days are in your cycle (21,26,28) you can go the BabyCenter.com where they have ovulation predictor where you can type in the 1st day of you last cycle and the days between your cycle and it will tell you around the time you will be fertile. good luck. It to…
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I guess my question is have you missed a period yet? If you haven't I would just wait to see if you do. If you have missed 1 or 2 I would take a pregnancy test. I have never heard of anyone getting pregnant this way but I guess like all other ways of getting pregnant it can happen. I do believe you …
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The fact that you have not gotten your wife or gilfriend pregnant doesn't mean that you can't have kids or that your sperm is not strong enough.Believe me when I tell you this, because my husband and I tried for about 7 years to get pregnant. We were both tested and nothing was wrong with either of …
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No, you have just as much chance as if you period was early or on time. You have a greater chance if the mother has twins in her family, but only fraternal twins as identical twins are more of a mutation. A woman needs to inherit the gene for multiple ovulation. Even if the man is a twin himself, hi…
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Count from the 1st day of your "Actual" Period From the first day of your last period until your next period, depending on how long your cycle length is. (for example, if your cycle length is 28 days, then the time you start to ovulate is around day 14. but every woman is different). For example, if…
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Yes, it's a fact. It's not common, but you could be a virgin and be pregnant. Yes, if any semen "leaked in" her vaginal opening, there is a chance she could become pregnant. Also, not all female virgins have a hymen, either due to genetics, injury, or athletic workouts. If she doesn't get her perio…
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Well, I have had two surprise pregnancies with someone who smokes marijuana very frequent and on a daily basis. As well as me doing it just as often. So, I am going to say definitely no, it doesn't affect your chances of getting pregnant. I can however tell you that when the father smokes marijuana…
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its most likely that you won't get pregnant right beore your period because you had just ovulated and there its most liklythere won;t be another egg until after you get off your period which is the 1-15 days after your period that you will most likely get pregnant. however there is always a possibl…
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%DETAILS% Answer If you go to American Baby you'll be able to look up all kinds of things like that. I looked up a few months for you. If you started on December 27th, you'll most likely be fertile between January 7 and 11. If you had your period on January 27, you'll probably be most fert…
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Yes it is possible, but not as likely. I'm assuming you mean 8 days from the start of your period. Sperm can live for up to 7 days outside the body. So, if you ovulate within 7 days it can happen. Your highest chances of getting pregnant would occur 3 or less days before ovulation. The most conserv…
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Do you get periods? if you do then your more than likely ovulating. I think you have to in order to get your period. If you are not getting your periods then you may want to go see a doctor to find out what the problem is.   I wanted to clear a misconception - having a period DOES NOT mean yo…
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Yes, it's possibleIt is still possible for you to be pregnant. It doesn't matter if you are a virgin. You can get pregnant the first time you have sex. If he was inside you, you are no longer a virgin. And you can get pregnant from precum. Always use protection if he is going to be inside you. you.
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well...you are at risk anytime of the month really. but the most fertile Tim is and where between the 15-16 days after the 1st day of your last period. if you don;t want to get pregnant it would be safer to use protection though because risks are awlays there of getting pregnant w/ unprotected sex. …
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I may be wrong, but I believe that you can only get pregnant during ovulation, but sperm can live for up to 72 hours in the womans body before fertilizing the egg. Or you may have miscalculated with the calendar. It isn't 100% accurate and all women have different length of cycles. Some women ovula…
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A woman can get pregnant anytime during the month. All women ovulate at different times. Always use protection if you don't want to become pregnant. Hope this answers your question. Yes!   Most women ovulate 11-14 from first of period. Meaning if you got your period on July 1st you would…
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Ask your doctor the estimated date of conception. This should give you a better idea of who it might be. You should also have a test done on the baby and the two men to determine which one the father. This will probably be the only way to know for sure. I hope you get all this settled and good luck.…
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Go to the doctor. I don't know why you would be bleeding for a month. And if sex made it stop, that could be a sign you are pregnant, but I don't really know. If it's too early to tell from the test, wait until it's been a little over a month and take the test again. Then it will be more accurate. …
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If you are over 30, go see a doctor. It could be nothing, but just in case. They say after 6 months, you should consult with your doctor. If you are under 30, wait until it's been a year without getting pregnant and then go see your doctor. It could be nothing, but those are the standard reccomendat…
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The probabilities oscillate throughout the cycle and are individual to each woman. If we speak about the 'average' woman, the probabilities of being in the fertile window for a woman with a 28 cycle are the following: Day of the cycle / % of being in fertile window Day 11 - 63% Day 12 - 65% Day …
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it is possible i actually got pregnant by having sex on the last day of my period. It is possible. All women ovulate at different times. Some even ovulate during their period. It's not as common, but it's possible. Wait until you are late and take a home test. Or go see a doctor now and they may…
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Yes, it is possible to get pregnant after a short period. And sometimes a short period is an indication of being pregnant.   Yes, you can get pregnant anytime of the month, whether your on your period or not.
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%REPLIES% Answer Yes, that is actually about the time when a lot of women are the most fertile. Answer yes
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%DETAILS% Answer It is safe, but if you aren't having your period there may be other possiblities. You may need to go see the doctor to get your period going again. And if you didn't have your period this month, you may not ovulate this month.
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It is possible for you to be pregnant, but not likely. If you were on your period and it was only precum, the chances are pretty slim. If it was just after your period, the chances are a bit higher, but still very slim.
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Some women say they knew right away, but there is no scientific way of knowing; other than a blood our urine test. ANSWER Actually, there is no scientific way of knowing if an egg is fertilized. Obviously, if you become pregnant then an egg did get fertilized but pregnancy does not always occur. I h…
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NO, you don't have to reach excitment. You can get pregnant without reaching excitement just as easily as you can if you do reach excitment.
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Yes, the girl can get pregnant anytime the penis is even near the vagina. Always use a condom. Yes of cause. even a drop of sperm can make you pregnant. Please use protection. Just because you cannot see the sperm does not mean that it is still not there.
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If you mean after he took the condom off, yes it's possible for a few sperm to live and get on the girls vagina if his penis got near her vagina after the comdom was taken off. If you mean through the condom, it's not likely, but condoms aren't 100% effective.
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It's possible, it only takes one sperm to make a baby. It is usually a lot more difficult though.   yes a man with low sperm can produce a baby. My husband has a low sperm count and i just found im 6 weeks pregnant. It make take a little while longer ttc. but we tried for 2 years and finally …
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No, not really. A few very rare women continue to have their period while pregnant, but this is really rare and you would have other symptoms. Take a test or go see a doctor if you are unsure.  I know a woman who was on birth control and had her period every month. Then she found out she was 5…
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ANSWER It is extremely rare for a woman to get pregnant while she is on her period. But let me offer you some advice on 'pulling out'. It doesn't work. It never has. I have two children. One was conceived by way of pulling out. The other, was conceived using a condom. Nothing is 100%. That is wha…
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If it was only a day late, you aren't pregnant. But if it was a day late and really light and short, you could be. A late period just happens sometimes. I am normally a very regular person and I was a week late two months in a row and I wasn't pregnant.
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No, it may actually lessen your chances and it's not good for you.==I agree. The pill STOPS you from ovulating. Although It can take up to ten days to work, still, the pill would start to work and begin to stop you from ovulating. You may even ovulate later now.
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%REPLIES% Answer It isn't very likely, but I guess it's possible. You are probably just late for your period though. I was a week late two months in a row and I am normally a very regular person with my periods. It just happens sometimes. Answer It is very possible. I myself can NEVER …
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YES. With all three of my pregnancies, I just /knew/ I was pregnant before I ever took a test.I just had a feeling - even before my period was late. And it was a wonderful feeling. It made me feel very feminine, maternal and 'in touch' with my own body to learn that I had indeed known before my doct…
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Yes, there is a possibility that you can get pregnant, and have a period. I would suggest you test for pregnancy a week or two, just for peace of mind. Our bodies work in different ways, everyone is different.
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You ovulate about two weeks before your period starts. Try and figure out the dates by counting backwards. Give your ovulation period a week because it can happen within a few days if itself every month.
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I can tell you that you can get pregnant on lupron; I have a 5-year-old daughter to prove it. I became pregnant with her after the second injection. While my doctor had used lupron many times with post-laporoscopy patients, I was the first that became pregnant on it. Because I wasn't getting periods…
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If you are ovulating, yes. If you aren't, no. It depends on your cycle. It isn't likely that you ovulate during your period though.
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You ovulate before you period so it is possible if you all of a sudden start ovulating, but it's not likely since you haven't had a period in a year. Why haven't you had a period in year? You may need to see a doctor, it isn't normally healthy for a woman not to have a period. If you haven't had a …
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Age really has nothing to do with it. But on the last day of your period, it is probably safe. Most women don't ovulate during their period, but some do. So be safe if you don't want to get pregnant.   I somewhat disagree with the answer above. I agree that the timing of the intercourse to co…
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You shouldn't bleed during ovulation. If you are bleeding, it's probably your period. Answer Bleeding during mid-cycle does NOT necessarily mean that you are starting your period. Personally, I experience this (not every month), and the bleeding is not always the same. Usually it is rather light (on…
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%DETAILS% You ovulate about two weeks before your period, so yes, your ovulation will be off too. There are test strips you can get at most any drug store that will tell you if you are ovulating. I assume the work very similar to a pregnancy test.   Yes. Also, you can track your basal body…
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You are pregnet as soon as the sperm enters the egg. this could be at any time after you came in her...but remember the sperm can live inside a women for days after you had sex.
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It isn't likely to become pregnant while getting the depo shot, but it is possible.
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Even if your period begins with light spotting, it is still your period.
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See an RE, a fertility specialist, or your ob/gyn.
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Sperm can live for up to three days inside the women. And there is no way to tell when you are ovulating unless you take an ovulation test. You can only get pregnant during ovulation. I'd say there is always a chance of getting pregnant, especially if you aren't using protection. The chances of gett…
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No, you are just as likely as if you were never on the pill. For some women it takes a while after they get off the pill, but it possibly could take that long if they weren't ever on the pill. It is reccomended to wait until you have had one regular period off the pill before trying though. \ I ag…
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It could possibly take a few months longer to get pregnant, but it won't be harder. Your body may just need to "get the pill out of it's system." Although I know a few people who got pregnant the same week they got off the pill, after being on it for a while. Everyone is different.
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i recommend trying ovulex. it has a 91 percent success rate and I've heard about other women who formerly took clomid getting pregnant with it. it's also 100 percent natural with no harmful side effects. it's worth a try.
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Age has nothing to do with it. But if his penis was near her vagina and they didn't have clothes on, or very little clothes, there is a chance of getting pregnant. Girls can get pregnant from precome which comes out way before regular come and neither the guy or girl will notice. Always use a condom…
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It's actually about two weeks before your period that you ovulate. So depending on your cycle that could be two weeks after or a week or any other amount of time. They do sell ovulation test sticks in most stores now. That will tell you when you are ovulating and when you are the most likely to get …
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I believe so, but it's not always exactly two weeks before. It's about two weeks before and there is about a three day "window" to get pregnant.   Yes, nearly every woman ovulates 10-14 days before her first day of menstruation.
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You ovulate 10-16 days BEFORE the start of your period. For example, if your cycle is 30 days long you will ovulate between cycle day 16 and day 20. SOME women get "egg white" cervical mucus (throughout the day - this is very different from arousal fluid and not to be confused with semen). Typicall…
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A tubal can be reversed, but it's about 8000 dollars and it's not a guarantee that it will be reversed successfully. The chances of a healthy baby depend on the woman and the mans health and every other factor that all women have.
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If you aren't having periods, you can't get pregnant. You do ovulate before your period, so you could ovulate at anytime and not know you are ovulating. Also if you haven't had a period for five months, you should talk to your doctor. You may need some medication to get it going again. That happens …
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