Donate Now
  New Poll  
my profile | directory login | search | faq | forum home

  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» Scarleteen Boards: 2000 - 2014 (Archive) » SCARLETEEN CENTRAL » Pregnancy and Parenting » pregnancy questions

 - UBBFriend: Email this page to someone!    
Author Topic: pregnancy questions
shortstuff67
Neophyte
Member # 26463

Icon 1 posted      Profile for shortstuff67     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Can you get pregnant after you ovulate if you know you have already ovulated by keeping track is it still possible to get pregnant after you have ovulated.
Posts: 1 | Registered: Dec 2005  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
dailicious
Scarleteen Volunteer
Member # 22471

Icon 1 posted      Profile for dailicious     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Well, for starters, actually charting your basal temperatures and cervical mucus to know when you have ovulated is hard, very precise work, and even then works better as a method for couples to become pregnant than to avoid becoming pregnant.

Technically, a woman can only become pregnant if there is an egg to be fertilized, so if you had already ovulated there would be no egg to become fertilized.

That said, a woman can ovulate twice in one month.

The best wayt to use the fertility awareness method is by pairing it with condom use, which should be done to prevent STDs anyhow. Just abstain from sexual activity that poses pregnancy risks during the time you'd be ovulating, and use condoms for all encounters.


Posts: 3382 | From: Denver, Colorado | Registered: Mar 2005  |  IP: Logged | Report this post to a Moderator
   

  New Poll   Close Topic   Feature Topic   Move Topic   Delete Topic next oldest topic   next newest topic
 - Printer-friendly view of this topic
Hop To:


Contact Us | Get the Whole Story! Go Home to SCARLETEEN: Sex Ed for the Real World | Privacy Statement

Copyright 1998, 2014 Heather Corinna/Scarleteen
Scarleteen.com: Providing comprehensive sex education online to teens and young adults worldwide since 1998

Information on this site is provided for educational purposes. It is not meant to and cannot substitute for advice or care provided by an in-person medical professional. The information contained herein is not meant to be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, or for prescribing any medication. You should always consult your own healthcare provider if you have a health problem or medical condition.

Powered by UBB.classic™ 6.7.3