If a woman has an average 28 day menstrual cycle, it is possible for her to get pregnant 5 days after her period ends. According to WebMD, sperm can live in a woman's body for up to 6 days. A woman that has sex five days after her period could still have live sperm when she ovulates.Continue Reading
Ovulation occurs around day 14 of a woman's menstrual cycle, assuming that she has a 28 day cycle. If her period lasts for 5 days, 5 days after her period ends would put her at day 10 of her cycle. Considering the life span of sperm, sex on cycle day 10 falls within a woman's fertile time and can result in a pregnancy.
It must be noted that it is normal for a woman's menstrual cycle to be anywhere from 21 to 35 days in length. For a woman with a cycle that is longer or shorter than 28 days, it may not be possible to get pregnant 5 days after her period ends. The time that ovulation occurs varies based on how long a woman's cycle is.Learn more about Pregnancy
There is no scientific evidence that proves that particular foods eaten on the day of embryo transfer or after an in vitro fertilization, or IVF, cycle will help a woman achieve better results, however, doctors do recommend that women eat a healthy diet that includes lean protein, vegetables, fruit and whole grains, says Parents magazine. A woman who is eating healthy will maximize her health and her baby's health.Full Answer >
Calculated conception dates are always an estimate, the American Pregnancy Association explains, and the presumed date of conception is generally between 11 and 21 days after the first day of the woman's last menstrual period. Women conceiving via artificial insemination can assume that the procedure date is the conception date.Full Answer >
A woman cannot get pregnant two days before her period. If she is trying to get pregnant, WebMD advises adjusting efforts to suit individual ovulation cycles.Full Answer >
According to the website Med Guidance, there is no reason to believe definitively that a woman is pregnant if her period lasted only three days. There are many reasons why a woman's period would last only three days. A three-day period is not cause to believe a woman is pregnant unless other conditions are met.Full Answer >