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To think you probably can't get pregnant this way

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GlitterUnicornsAndAllThatJazz Tue 09-Jan-18 18:25:39

Hi all, very long time lurker, first time poster because something is really playing on my mind.

Normally very very careful with contraception, but I'm worried because of what happened a week ago.

Me and DP were messing around and the long and short of it is he "pleasured me digitally" (snort) with "spermy fingers". God sorry for the TMI.

I checked the app i use to track my period and that was apparently in my fertile window.

Can you put my mind at rest - its unlikely for that to cause pregnancy, right? But how unlikely? Like super unlikely or just unlikely?

Cornettoninja Tue 09-Jan-18 18:26:25

I'd say super unlikely but not impossible.

Soubriquet Tue 09-Jan-18 18:27:25

Incredibly super unlikely...but not impossible

Impossible is only possible if no sperm is involved.

Christmascardqueen Tue 09-Jan-18 18:27:44

Yes you possibly can, what birth control are you on?

SnowannaRainbow Tue 09-Jan-18 18:27:53

If he ejaculated on his fingers and then put them inside your vagina and you used no form of contraception in your fertile window then yes I'd say pregnancy was a distinct possibility.

DriggleDraggle Tue 09-Jan-18 18:28:06

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Anymajordude Tue 09-Jan-18 18:28:47

It's possible if you're very fertile people but unlikely. Not a chance in hell if it were me.

TammySwansonTwo Tue 09-Jan-18 18:29:02

It's very possible - in fact I knew a woman who conceived this way, on purpose (not secretly or anything!), due to functional problems on her DH's part. I also remember a story about a teenager who conceived this way, but whether it was an urban legend I don't know (it is feasible though!)

Depends how much sperm i guess. If it were me I'd have taken the MAP but I'm terrified of having more twins 😂

GlitterUnicornsAndAllThatJazz Tue 09-Jan-18 18:29:57

OK so quite a few mixed replies here, ranging from super incredibly unlikely which I appreciated @Soubriquet to distincr possibility! :-S

I normally use condoms @Christmascardqueen and have taken the MAP twice in my life when they've broken.

Pengggwn Tue 09-Jan-18 18:30:09

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BestZebbie Tue 09-Jan-18 18:30:13

Teen magazines in the 1990s used to be quite firm about this being a thing that can cause pregnancy.

Whether that means there is a serious risk or a very minor risk is less clear.

RavingRoo Tue 09-Jan-18 18:30:18

Yes, likely.

GlitterUnicornsAndAllThatJazz Tue 09-Jan-18 18:33:00

Without wanting to gross anyone out, it was proper globs on his fingers (so not like he'd wiped his hands or anything) however he didnt put them "very far up".

I didn't really pay it too much thought because it seemed so very unlikely for me to worry about. Plus on the 2 occasions I've taken the MAP it's been awful for me, intense bleeding and hormone fuckery. It's just that I've had a lot of discharge the past day or two (sorry for TMI again), healthy discharge but nonetheless more than usual, so it got me feeling a bit worried.

greengorilla Tue 09-Jan-18 18:33:31

I've always thought because of the dates that my eldest was conceived this way but have never been sure as there was we had actuall sex a few days before but my midwife did say it was a possibility. I depends how fertile you are I guess, the chances of it resulting in pregnancy is a lot lower but there is still a chance.

LuluJakey1 Tue 09-Jan-18 18:35:50

Definitely said yes in the teenage magazines I used to read.

idontlikealdi Tue 09-Jan-18 18:37:21

Definitely possible.

newtlover Tue 09-Jan-18 18:38:32

'not very far up' won't help much, those fuckers are determined

PotteringAlong Tue 09-Jan-18 18:39:11

Definitely possible.

GlitterUnicornsAndAllThatJazz Tue 09-Jan-18 18:40:54

They may be determined but I thought there was a head fuck maze for them to navigate hence why people actually spend a lot of time getting down with it before they manage to conceive!

GlitterUnicornsAndAllThatJazz Tue 09-Jan-18 18:43:26

Well I guess there's nothing for it but to wait and see. I'm in my 30s so possibly less fertile than the teen mag crew (clutching at straws).

WhataLovelyPear Tue 09-Jan-18 18:44:22

It probably does depend partly on how fertile you are normally, but I'd still say it's possible.

eurochick Tue 09-Jan-18 18:47:26

A friend had her surprise third this way.

Hastalapasta Tue 09-Jan-18 18:50:03

Yup. The bastards can survive for 36 hours too, swimming ever upwards..... good luck.

Hastalapasta Tue 09-Jan-18 18:51:08

Sorry, that should read ‘up to 5 days’ !

treeofhearts Tue 09-Jan-18 18:51:39

I think it depends on how er, energetic the sperm are. It's definitely possible but probably less likely.

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