Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Can you... added another question

Can you get pregnant from pre-cum? And can you get pregnant a couple of days before you are suppose to start your period? And how much pre-cum can get you pregnant?

no rude answers please :)

Answer Question
 
senior2009

Asked by senior2009 at 8:49 PM on Aug. 22, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

Level 5 (75 Credits)
Answers (7)
  • any amount of pre-ejaculate can get you pregnant, sperm are very very small and there can be millions in just a couple tablespoons of semen.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 8:50 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Precum still has sperm in it just not a huge burst like the actual ejaculation. It wouldn't be unheard of to get PG a few days before your period but it would be unusual.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:51 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • Yes to all of your questions and it only takes one sperm to get you pregnant.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 8:52 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • all it takes is one little swimmer. I've heard there can be a million in all the pre cum that comes out during just one round... That's why the pull out method is ineffective since there's still spermatooza in the pre cum... Good Luck with whatever prompted this question! :)
    KariLyn84

    Answer by KariLyn84 at 8:52 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • It only takes one sperm to implant. And precum is said to be the most fertile of all the semen. I've read a lot of TTC things and all state that the precum has the 'best swimmers'
    Amelia512

    Answer by Amelia512 at 8:52 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • I read recently that precum is a lubricant that carries with it anything that's still in there, including sperm from the last ejaculation. So yes, it's possible to get pregnant from pre-cum, though not likely. It's also possible to get pregnant a couple of days before your period, though also very unlikely. Sperm can live in the vagina for up to 6-7 days with fertile cervical mucus. Ovulation usually occurs 11-16 days before the start of your next period, which is when fertilization occurs. The only way to get pregnant a couple of days before your period is if your cycle is less than 3 weeks long and you ovulate just a few days after your period starts.

    The two of them together...not likely at all.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 9:07 PM on Aug. 22, 2010

  • in addition to what Dragon stated above, it also takes about 7 -11 days for the fertilized egg to implant so if you have an extremely short Luteal Phase, the time after ovulation and before your period, the egg wont have time to implant and pregnancy is highly unlikely.
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 4:06 PM on Aug. 23, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Trying to Conceive
Can You???

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN