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26 Jan 2009

could i be pregnant?
Good Morning,

I was on the pill for a few years and i stopped taking it at the start of November. I got my period on the 25th of December and had unprotected sex on the 3rd of January. My next expected period was the 22nd of January and i still dont have it. How can i be pregnant if my fertile period is only from the 5th to the 8th?
Maybe i am late because my body is re-adjusting after not taking the pill for so long?

I did a pregnancy test on Saturday afternoon and it was negative.

Please help shed some light.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It is probably your body adjusting to being off the Pill, but repeat the pregnancy test in a week if you have n ot had a period.

Best wishes
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