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lym940320
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Hello again Scarleteen,
I've been paranoid about my gf's pregnancy risk happened on the 14th of Feb. Fortunately, she didn't miss any period for 2 months. Are we safe to say that she's not pregnant?
- On the internet, I've heard people getting pregnant without missing their period.
Is it true? If it is, what are the chances?
Thank you so much in advance!

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I see from your post history that you have already been given the information you would need to assess your pregnancy risk. Have you been able yet to figure out if you had a risk at all? Do you still have any doubts or questions about that?

That said, if your girlfriend has had two regular periods since the risk, there is really no reason to suspect pregnancy at this point. It is not possible to have a period and be pregnant. Do you understand how the menstrual cycle works and why it is not possible to have a period while pregnant?

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lym940320
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Thank you for your promptly reply.
I'm clueless, which is why I'm seeking for help and answers. I wasn't given a clear answer but directed to the resources within the site, from what I've gathered, there is no pregnancy risk there. But something is telling me that everyone's case should is different, therefore the outcome. Paranoid I might be, I really just want to be sure.
More than 1 site has said that woman can have normal period for up to many months even being pregnant(Many anecdotes).

http://www.justmommies.com/forums/f1191-pregnancy-questions/1702762-pregnant-but-didnt-miss-period-confused.html
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080929145706AA6gSBY

Thanks again, hope you understand my frustration and eagerness of seeking for definite answers.

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Robin Lee
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HI There

While everyone's body is different, and will behave differently, the ways that people can get pregnant are the same for everyone. So, if the resources said there was no pregnancy risk for the activities you engaged in, then there was no pregnancy risk for *anyone* who engages in those activities.

If you feel there was a pregnancy risk, we certainly can talk about that, but know that what any of us is going to tell you will be the same as what you read in the resources you've already read. Again, this is because there really are just only certain ways one can get pregnant.


As to getting periods during pregnancy, that's really not accurate. The menstrual cycle doesn't continue during pregnancy, so, while some people do experience bleeding during pregnancy, it's not because of the menstrual cycle, and, for the majority of people, will not look like, act like, or happen at the same times *** their menstrual cycle.

So, if you evaluated that you had no pregnancy risk, you do not need to be concerned that you're pregnant. [Smile] ,

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lym940320
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Thank you so much for the contribution and clarification Robin.
From what I've gathered. Non-direct genital contact cannot result pregnancy(2 layers of clothes, both on me.) regardless of ejaculation. BUT there's a variable: What if the clothing I was wearing was soaked, and that she tried to push it in her?
and , please excuse me to rephrase your reply. Please do correct me if I'm wrong.
Any bleeding occurring after conception will not occur in the same frequency as my gf's menstrual bleeding. Therefore there's nothing I should worry about as hers arrived regularly.

Again, really appreciate your replies. Many thanks sincerely.

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When we say that non-direct genital contact (through layers of clothing) doesn't present a pregnancy risk, we're taking into account things like semen soaking through those clothes.

Your second point is correct: bleeding that happens during pregnancy does not tend to resemble a period. Your girlfriend has had two regular, normal periods since the incident you're concerned about, so there's no need to be concerned about pregnancy.

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Thank you all for your sparing valuable time to response to this post!
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lym940320
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Thank you all for your replies! Really appreciate it! I just don't know why there are so many anecdotes saying that they have their period(I assumed to be "normal" period) even if they're pregnant. Guess I was paranoid for no reason. Thank you all again for sparing your precious time!
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