Am I able to get pregnant while I'm pregnant?
It is not possible to get pregnant once you are already pregnant.
Becoming pregnant requires the union of sperm and egg. Once conception occurs and a new pregnancy begins to grow in your uterus, your body no longer releases an egg each month. In fact, ovulation—the release of an egg from your ovaries—will not resume until a few months following childbirth.
Because of these physiologic realities, there is no need to use a contraceptive method during pregnancy. Some pregnant women, however, continue using condoms to minimize the risk of acquiring a sexually transmitted infection (STI) from a partner at risk for one.
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