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can you get pregnant while your having withdrawal bleeding

By September 27, 2010 - 8:06pm
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I took one bc pill then stopped cause i it drained my energy and was too tired to run around after my two year old daughter, five days later i had unprotected sex and my boyfriend (cum in me) i started bleeding the next day (2 Weeks before my period is due) and then had unprotected sex again that night, i am still bleeding two days later but is it possible to have gotten pregnant?

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Aww :) I'm excited and looking forward to a positive, I'm having these little twinges and pulling feelingS right now..

June 24, 2012 - 6:50pm

Hey curious just curious when did you get your first positive after the withdrawal bleeding???

June 24, 2012 - 10:23am
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Anonymous (reply to Roselopez4738)

I got a positive reading 3 weeks after with the early detection pregnancy test, my girl just turned one :)

June 24, 2012 - 2:57pm
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You're welcome curiouse, and congratulations! You'll find a lot of information about both pregnancy and parenting on our site to help you through the next months and years ahead. We wish you and your partner the best! Pat

October 22, 2010 - 5:03pm

oK Just found out i am indeed pregnant after the initial shock me and my partner are very happy thank you for your help.

October 22, 2010 - 2:51pm

ok Thank You for your help :)

September 29, 2010 - 8:18pm

Hi Curiouse

Any time you have unprotected sex you risk pregnancy, so the short answer is yes, you can become pregnant this way. However, during your period is the least likely time to become pregnant, so comparing that to say, unprotected sex during ovulation, your chances are much lower.

If you are not ready to raise another child, I suggest you use protection. Good luck and thank you for writing.

September 28, 2010 - 6:45am
(reply to Cary Cook BSN RN)

Yes thank you will definetly be more carful now i discontinued taking the bc, just another question if i had withdrawal bleeding do i start my 28 day count from the first day that started because i normally get my period every 28 days (But my period wasn't due for another two weeks before i had withdrawal bleeding) Does that make sence?

September 28, 2010 - 5:53pm
(reply to curiouse)

Hello Again, Curiouse

Yes, I would start from the new date, but keep in mind that going on and off the pill may make your cycles a little irregular for a while until your hormones get back on an even keel.

Good luck.

September 29, 2010 - 6:44am
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