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08 Jun 2004

Can you fall pregnant if you have sex directly after your period?
Hi GynaeDoc

Is it possible to fall pregnant if you have sex 2 or 3 days after your period has finished?

Also, I am 40 and I find that I have periods sooner than the 3 week gap that I had when I was younger - is this normal?

Thanks for your help.
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

It is possible to fall pregnant at the time that you have mentioned. You need to count your cycle from the first day of your period to the first day of the next. A normal cycle can be anything from 21 - 35 days.

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