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Can I Get Pregnant While Not Ovulating?

All the baby books tell you to have sex when you’re ovulating. That’s the basis of conception. One sperm fertilizing one egg means you’re parents. Following that logic, it makes sense that if you’re not ovulating, you won’t get pregnant. That logic, however, fails to take into account the longevity of sperm and the sometimes fickle nature of a woman’s reproductive cycle.

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Mortified: A Novel About Oversharing

Meredith O’Brien, a longtime ModernMom contributor, explores the idea of blogging – and where to draw the line between sharing personal anecdotes and overharing in her new novel. Below is an adapted excerpt from Mortified: A Novel About Oversharing by Meredith OBrien (used with permission from Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc. 2013):