Is it possible to get pregnant a week before your period

Patient

Q: Is it possible to get pregnant a week before your period?

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thank you for your medical query at AskTheDoctor.com

I understand your concern.
The chances of getting pregnant are least when the woman is on her period and a week before it. These are considered to be the safest days, with a minimum pregnancy risk. This is because the ovulation occurs between the second and the third week of periods considering a regular 28-30 day cycle.

So the chances of getting pregnant a week before period are minimal.

Hope this was helpful,
Regards

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