Yes, it is possible to get pregnant after your period. While the probability of becoming pregnant during your period is low, it is not impossible.
The fertile window, or the period of time when a woman is most likely to become pregnant, typically occurs in the days leading up to and including ovulation. Ovulation is when an egg is released from the ovary and can be fertilized by sperm. The average menstrual cycle is 28 days, but it can range from 21 to 35 days or more. Ovulation usually occurs around day 14 of a 28-day cycle, but it can vary from person to person.
Sperm can survive inside the female reproductive tract for up to five days, so if a woman has intercourse during her period and ovulates within the next five days, there’s a chance that the sperm can fertilize the egg. Additionally, some women have irregular cycles, and ovulation can occur at any time.
It’s important to remember that every person’s fertility is unique, and it’s not possible to predict with certainty when you will ovulate or be fertile. Therefore, it’s important to use contraception if you do not wish to become pregnant.
In addition, if you are having concerns or are trying to conceive, it’s important to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized advice and guidance.