It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Pregnancy-Teen Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-01-2004, 02:13 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: New York
Posts: 20
ChrissynJ HB User
Smile Ovulation


I have a new question. First Id like to thank everyone who answered my other one about me being pregnant. Sorry to inform you all I misscarried at 5 and a half weeks.
My new question is, does a women ovulate 5 days? B/C I keep hearing people say during ovulation it's best to have sex right before ovulation and right after ovulation. But, I thought you're supposed to have sex DURING ovulation!! During ovulation, what are the best days to become preg??

Oh and if you only get preg if you're ovulating then why do people say you can become preg during your period??
THANX

 
Old 10-01-2004, 05:14 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,073
reni HB User
Re: Ovulation

Once a woman releases an egg from her ovary (ovulates), the egg only stays alive for 24 hours. If you have sex right before the egg is released, you can get pregnant because sperm can live inside your reproductive tract for a few days. You can get pregnant after the egg is released, but only in that 24-hour window.

The way someone could get pregnant during their period is if they have sex at the end of their period, the sperm stayes alive for several days, AND they ovulate early. A little far-fetched, but not impossible.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 10-01-2004, 12:39 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 1,479
blue_eyed_girl HB User
Re: Ovulation

I agree with reni. The highest chances of pregnancy occur 1-2 day before up to a day after ovulation because of how long sperm can survive. You don't ovulate for five days, but it may be possible to get pregnant over a five day span.

 
Old 10-03-2004, 11:11 PM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: New York
Posts: 20
ChrissynJ HB User
Re: Ovulation

You both were a big help. Thanks so much. Ive done a lot of talking with my Fiancee and since the miscarriage Ive had a change of heart. I know it sounds crazy just to change your mind like this but Ive decided we should definitly wait before we try to get pregnant. Im just eighteen you know? So he said fine but he's not too happy about it. He wants to start a family with me..but too bad. He'll have to wait. LOL.
Well, I'm still bleeding and it's on its sixth day. *definitly not normal for me*..So, I'll keep you posted.
Thanks again and have a great week

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Ovulation Pain...What Side Should It Be? CandP Women's Health 5 04-05-2007 05:17 PM
Ovulation Questions! PuppyLove717 Trying to Conceive (TTC) 1 12-15-2006 10:07 PM
Ovulation pain on day 25 ofmy cycle! Gavi112 Menopause 16 11-29-2006 11:33 AM
Ovulation day on charts- how accurate is it? fallen_angel Trying to Conceive (TTC) 4 10-10-2006 09:38 AM
Good info - Ovulation Microscopes and there results, sammieP Trying to Conceive (TTC) 24 10-01-2005 10:08 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added











All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:44 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!