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We get this question a lot. And yes, it is 100% possible to get pregnant on your period, though it is less likely to happen than if you were not on your period.

Women with shorter menstrual cycles (meaning having a period less than 28 days from the start of one period to the start of the next) have higher chances of becoming pregnant if having sex during or just after their period.

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Building Healthy Futures:

The Campaign to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy in New York City sponsored by Planned Parenthood of New York City and partners

FOUNDING PARTNERS: Bronx District Public Health Office, NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene • The Bronx Health Link • Hostos Community College • Montefiore Medical Center • Planned Parenthood® of New York City • The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)

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