(Closed) Question about “total surprise” pregnancies…

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
2538 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

If you’re charting then you should have a pretty good idea about whether you ovulated or not and when.  You really can only get pregnant if you had sex up to about 5 days before and 2 days after ovulation.  (These are averages.)  So it’s a lot harder to get pregnant than the out of the blue stories make it seem.  And I often wonder what type of BC etc those couples were using too!  So unless you ovulated at a totally different time that you thought, you’re probably safe.

Post # 4
2091 posts
Buzzing bee

I don’t know if this is an option, but have you considered other forms of BC? Or even condoms?

ETA: You’re most likely in the clear! Especially if you’re accurately charting your ovulation.

Post # 7
6009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

 It sounds like you are taking all the proper precautions, and you’re probably not pregnant.  But you already knew that.  🙂  The only two “surprise” pregnancies I personally know about were instances where the woman was not taking the birth control pill properly.

The great thing with NFP is that you’ll see a change in your charts if you DO get pregnant unexpectedly.  Most people are able to predict their pregnancy based on their charts long before they can even take a pregnancy test.  So don’t worry!  You’re fine!

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