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Can pregnancy happen despite having periods after unprotected intercourse?

My husband was home on leave from Afghanistan for the past 15 days leaving yesterday. During this time we had unprotected sex hoping to get pregnant. I started my period last night which is when I was due for it. Is there a chance I could still be pregnant?
Tue, 20 Sep 2016
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Hello. While still possible, in general, if a woman has a period then she is isn't pregnant. But just to check, a home pregnancy test would be positive two weeks after that period
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Can pregnancy happen despite having periods after unprotected intercourse?

Hello. While still possible, in general, if a woman has a period then she is isn t pregnant. But just to check, a home pregnancy test would be positive two weeks after that period