Can I get pregnant if…?

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Can I get pregnant at any time during my menstrual cycle - even outside of my fertile days?
Can I get pregnant if I am still breastfeeding my baby?
Can I get pregnant after having unprotected sex, even if I have not had an orgasm?
Can I get pregnant if I avoid having sex on the day that I ovulate?

Unless you want to get pregnant, you should always use regular contraception – every time.

Even if your menstrual cycle is as regular as clockwork, ovulation is very tricky to pinpoint. Combine that with the fact that sperm can live in the female reproductive system for up to five days, and you can see how hard it is to confidently track the ‘fertile window’.

Even if you could accurately predict the fertile window and avoid having sex on the day you ovulate… we all know that sometimes things don’t go to plan or you get caught up in the moment. There’s a reason why abstinence is not a method of contraception!

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