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Can you get preg ..

can you get preg while having sex on your period or " spotting " ( unprotected sex)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:40 PM on Jul. 23, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

Answers (8)
  • Yes.
    Katt709

    Answer by Katt709 at 10:41 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • doesent matter how u have it u can still get preg
    DeeMarie87

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 10:41 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • You can get pregnant anytime you have unprotected sex.
    Erin814

    Answer by Erin814 at 10:44 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • YES
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 10:46 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • DeeMarie and Erin814, that's not quite true. Practicing FAM as a form of birth control, I'm well aware of when I can and cannot have sex in order to prevent an unprepared-for pregnancy. OP, the simple answer is yes, however it's complicated. Unless you have a history of having cycles shorter than 25 days, you're not likely to ovulate before CD10. You also need to have fertile fluid present in order for the sperm to survive. During your period, all your hormones are in the reverse of what they need to be for conception to occur.

    You count the first day of actual bleeding the first day of your period. Unless there are other circumstances (such as a history of short cycles) the first 5 days of your period are safe. Once you are no longer *bleeding* but move to spotting, it doesn't count anymore. 72 hours after you ovulate, you've got until the next period to have as much fun as you want.
    ncbirdie

    Answer by ncbirdie at 12:34 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • Oh, I also want to add that whether you are attempting to get pregnant or to avoid pregnancy you should pick up a copy of Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler. You'll learn things about yourself you never would have known.
    ncbirdie

    Answer by ncbirdie at 12:35 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • You get pregnant when you ovulate. I suppose ypu might also ovulate while you HAVE your period.....what's wth this phrase "On your period"...as if you are sitting on yor period or smething? LOL.
    It is rare but There have been cases of ovulating while havng youtrpe
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 10:50 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

  • yes, honestly that is the only time we can get pregnant. We have only had sex 3 times while on my period and each time i got pregnant, but never any other time.
    mrsbean08

    Answer by mrsbean08 at 10:54 AM on Jul. 24, 2010

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