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Anyone got pregnant from dtd a few days before ovulation?

(10 Posts)
Thingymaboob Tue 31-Jan-17 19:34:25

I know that apparently sperm can live 6 days or so inside. Anyone here had a bfp after having dtd a couple of days before ovulation?

powerpuffer Tue 31-Jan-17 19:51:43

We DTD on the day I got a positive OPK (cheapie strip) so likely ovulated the day after. We didn't do it on O day or after, just the 3 days leading up to it. I got my BFP last Thursday at 10dpo.

savagehk Tue 31-Jan-17 19:55:56

Yes

LumelaMme Tue 31-Jan-17 20:03:54

Yes. About 4 days before, I think. Somewhat unexpected.

purplecollar Tue 31-Jan-17 20:07:27

Yes about 5 days before. I had an ovulation kit. I didn't ovulate until 5 days later. I thought I couldn't possibly be pregnant. And drank too much wine over Christmas. To find I was pregnant in the New Year. I think you're more likely to have a girl this way. Mine was a dd. And fortunately she is fine.

astormgivenflesh Tue 31-Jan-17 20:09:52

Definitely! I ovulated on the 2nd Sep but we last had sex on the 28th August so I was pretty impressed!

Calmisthemantra Tue 31-Jan-17 20:20:29

Yes about 3-4 days before ovulation

AllTheLight Tue 31-Jan-17 20:24:58

Yes. DH was away with work on the day I got a positive on the ovulation stick (and for a few days after), so I assumed we'd missed the window that month. But I got pregnant which must have been from DTD a couple of days earlier.

Ragdoll545 Tue 31-Jan-17 20:30:09

I still have no idea how I got pregnant with my 7 month old! We dtd 5 days before ovulation and 2 days after!! grin

Snifftest Wed 01-Feb-17 05:45:31

Yes, 4 days before

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