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Ovulation
Hi, can u get pregnant after ovulation meaning having unprotected sex two days after ovulation has gone? Can it be possible to become pregnant?Thank you for your help.
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Hi!
If you were my patient, I would advise you that a woman is only fertile during the 24 hours after the egg is released.  Sperm can survive for up to a week, so having sex before ovulation is risky.  Having sex after ovulation is theoretically safe, but most women can't tell exactly when they ovulate, so be very careful.  Plan B or Next Choice emergency contraception is an excellent option.
Good luck!
Dr B
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