Pregnancy Myth #3: I can’t get pregnant from having sex while I am on my period.

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I can’t get pregnant from having sex while I am on my period.


While pregnancy is more likely to occur mid-cycle, there is still a likelihood of getting pregnant during menstruation. Sperm can remain alive and viable (able to fertilize an egg) in a woman’s body for four to five days.

This is important information to have if you are considering the fertility awareness method (FAM) as your birth control. For more information on natural family planning methods, click here.

Check out this page for more pregnancy myths to make sure you’re practicing the safest sex possible!
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