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can u get pregnant 5 days before your expecting your period?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:03 PM on May. 4, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Conception must take place within 24 hours of ovulation or the egg will die.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:07 PM on May. 4, 2009


    Answer by Anonymous at 8:08 PM on May. 4, 2009

  • It depends on if you happen to ovulate close to the time your period comes. Most women ovulate (release an egg) about half way between the start of two periods (about 2 weeks before the next period is due). Sperm can live in the vagina up to seven days, and it’s possible for the egg to live for up to three days. This means that it is possible to get pregnant from seven days before ovulation to three days after. So if your periods are closer together than 28 days, or if they are irregular, it could be possible to get pregnant during menstruation.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:10 PM on May. 4, 2009

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