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can you get pregnant if you have intercourse 8 days into cycle?

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lyssie29 Sun 30-Nov-14 21:11:58

We are ttc conceive. I dont know when i ovulate but i have a fairly regular 28 day cycle. Do you think its possible to get pregnant on day 8 of cycle?

mummypig3 Sun 30-Nov-14 21:22:21

Yes you can. I did. I think sperm can live for up to a week inside you

letitpea Sun 30-Nov-14 21:53:42

Depends when you ovulate. I have a regular 25 day cycle and get positive ok on day 8. So Will ovulate 12 - 36 hours after and sperm can live inside you for several days. So yes.

Shootthemoon Mon 01-Dec-14 13:42:42

Yes, it's possible. Probably not the key day on a 28 day cycle (though could be depending on when you ov). I have a 26 day cycle (ish) and my app says days 9 and 10 are key - I ov on day 12.

spamanderson Mon 01-Dec-14 14:03:47

You can get pregnant at any point during your cycle, however it's very unlikely at certain points. Like someone above said, sperm can live for a week so if you DTD on cd8 and ovulate on cd14 for example, there's a chance there's still surviving sperm waiting to hopefully fertilise an egg.

Sarahg1 Mon 01-Dec-14 17:09:32

Yep, I did. I have periods lasting approx 5-6 days, ovulate immediately after at about day 7-8 and I am currently 18+5.

juniorcakeoff Mon 01-Dec-14 17:14:43

Yes. I got knocked up on day 5 and I am old.

mumxof3x Mon 01-Dec-14 21:18:24

Yes as it can last upto a week (sperm that is) we DTD day 10 (just that day, until later on into cycle) and I fell pregnant day 16 so it lasted 6 days apparantly

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