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Getting Pregnant On Your Period

Are there risks of getting pregnant when you're having your period?

Getting Pregnant On Your Period

Are there risks of getting pregnant when you're having your period?

Checking pregnancy test against menstrual cycle on calendar
Checking pregnancy test against menstrual cycle on calendar

Avoiding pregnancy is not as simple as waiting to have sex on your period. If you do want to plan sex for when you are less likely to get pregnant then it is not so simple.

Find out why you're still at risk of getting pregnant on your period and what you can do to get protected.

Last reviewed: 29/10/2019 by Dr Simran Deo