Fertile Period

The days in the menstrual cycle, when a woman is most likely to get pregnant is called the fertile period. Sperm can fertilize an egg for 12 to 24 hours after it is released from the ovaries, that is after ovulation, which occurs around the 14 th day. So the fertile period is from day 11 to 16.

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Why did I not get periods on time even after taking I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend and had an I-pill after 11 hours. I had to get my periods today, but still I have not. Usually, I have a 28 day cycle and today is my 30th day. What shall I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After the I-pill intake periods generally start in the next 7 to 10 days. So, please be patient. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

Why did my girlfriend not get periods after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend. She took Unwanted 72 and vomited within one hour. She was late in her period by six days now. So, we had a pregnancy test and it showed negative. It has been eight days and she still did not get her period. What may be the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com We are here to help you. Probably, the Unwanted 72 - an emergency contraceptive pill got wasted.¬†However, there are chances that she might not have got pregnant as there can be difference in timings of her fertile date and the day you had sex. Urine pregnancy test gets po...  Read Full »

Can taking Gestin 5 mg help a woman get pregnant?

Query: I'm 28 years old ,i got married before 2.5 years but no child, i'm trying for conceive but still i'm suffering from pcos & irregular periods. Nowadays this 3 month my periods comes regular without any medicine intake, but problem is bleeding flow normal it's comes only 2 days. After 7th day star...  Read Full »


Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Hope you are safe. I understand from ur mail that you are trying for pregnancy and you had some basic evaluation for the same. Taking gestin will in no harm ur chances for pregnancy.But gestin is a synthetic progesterone.We prefer natural progesterones like duphaston wen u r trying for preg...  Read Full »

I am trying to conceive, and I am late by four days. What to do next?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive since seven months. I am on medication for the past one month (Dydrogesterone tablets, Pyridoxine hydrochloride and Folic acid). This month I have not yet got my period and it is four days late by today. I just got a light brown drop on third day of missed perio...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern completely here with regards to inability to conceive. The fact that you have just missed your menses by four days, usually the urine pregnancy test is not conclusive till eight days post missed periods. Go for a serum beta-hCG test....  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy by having sex after four days of periods?

Query: Hi doctor, We had sex after four days of her period. What is the chance of pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of pregnancy usually depends upon menstrual cycle and period flow days. Usually ovulation occurs 14 days before next period date. That is 8th to 16th day of menstrual cycle are the most fertile days. If you had sex four to five days before and t...  Read Full »

Which is the best time of the month to get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,Kindly clear me these doubts. 1. How does exercise help mental health?2. Which is the best time of the month to get pregnant? 3. Give some tips for trying to conceive a boy (or girl), any truth to old wives tales?4. And tips for how soon a woman can take a pregnancy test.   Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From day 1 to 10 days of the period it is safe period, there is no chance of pregnancy as there is no ovulation happening during this period. From day 12 to 24, it is a fertile period, and there are high chances of pregnancy. Conceiving a boy or girl depends on the c...  Read Full »

I had a positive ovulation test. Is there a chance of pregnancy in this cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a positive urine ovulation predictor kit test before four days. I visited the clinic for a follicular scan on that day, and I believe there was a rupture of the follicle. I want to know if I have fertile days left after follicle ruptures or there is no chance? We did not have in...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Follicle rupture is the right time for planned intercourse. So please go ahead and plan for pregnancy. However, if you have a doubt, then get back to me. Take care  Read Full »

Is getting a stringy line on fertile days a sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am on my fertile days. I got a stringy line during that. Is that a sign of pregnancy or it is normal to get that during fertile period and also the day before I got the stringy line, I got back pain and stomach pain and also cramping. I am unsure if that is a sign of early pregnancy...  Read Full »


Dr. Alison A. Rodriguez

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. It is quite normal to have an increased amount of stringy discharge during and just prior to ovulation or your fertile days as you describe. Cramping and back pain can also be associated with ovulation, it is usually mild and temporary. 3 to 4 days before ovulation is t...  Read Full »

Other than timed intercourse, how to improve the chance of getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, We are married for three months, and my wife has not got pregnant yet. We are continuously tracking the cycle and ovulation days since the first month to have effective intercourse. We barely skipped a day during the fertile window for the last two cycles. My wife also gets early preg...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a few precautions that can be helpful. Three months time is just start so not to worry actually if she has regular cycles. I will advise some healthy lifestyle habits, some precautions. Have a balanced weight and BMI by having a daily walk and exercise. It red...  Read Full »

Any Suggestions for delayed conception?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 34 and I have regular period. I am trying to conceive for the last four months. My period bleeding is only for three or four days. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you Folic acid supplements and Iron supplements. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent.Send me details of your cycle, so that I can guide you with fertile period. Get your complete blood count and thyroid pr...  Read Full »

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