At the heart of pregnancy is sex. If couples do not have intercourse,
independent of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted
reproductive techniques (ART), pregnancy will not occur. Sex is an
intimate activity driven by emotion.
Sex is at the heart of trying to conceive (TTC). It is not uncommon
for couples to have sex multiple times a week or even multiple times a
day, in an effort to conceive. However, the longer a couple tries to
conceive, the more planned and tedious sex can become.
Less than 10 years ago having a cell phone was a luxury. Today, cell
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Trying to conceive does not have to always be a game of fertility
calendars and conception calculators. Sometimes, in the heat of trying
so hard, all you have to do is let romance happen and there is no better
time than Valentine’s Day.
Just because you are a married couple trying to conceive (TTC) does not
mean you have to spend Valentine’s Day worrying about ovulation, body
temperature and fertility treatments.
The best time to get pregnant fast is to have sex or sexual intercourse once a day every day during the 4-5 days before and on the day of ovulation.
Having sexual intercourse once a day every day during your 5-6 fertile day improves your chances getting pregnant.
The BabyMed Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK) Intercourse and Sex Calculator will calculate when to have intercourse in relation to a positive OPK
Timing of intercourse is when you try to make love only within a day or 2 of ovulation.
Your fertile days are the day of ovulation and the 5 days before that day. Your chances getting pregnant improve if you make love every day during the 6 fertile days
Unless you have IVF or in-vitro fertilization it is necessary to make love and have sex during the 5-6 fertile days leading up to ovulation and the day of ovulation.
What should we do after he ejaculates when we are trying to conceive (TTC)?
Does staying on my back after sexual intercourse improve our chances of getting pregnant?
Whether or not spermatozoa, or sperm, can survive depends on the conditions under which they are being held.
After ejaculation sperm can live in the vagina for up to two hours, but
most die in the vagina within minutes after ejaculation. Once they move
through the cervix into the uterus, they can survive longer, up to 5
How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg?
Can sperm be released without ejaculation?
How should we time making love?
When can CM be checked after intercourse?
Which lubricants can we use when we TTC?
Exactly which day should we have sex when we TTC?
He comes too fast, what can we do?
If he has enough sperm, once a day is the preferred frequency of sex.
Having sexual intercourse after ovulation will not get you pregnant.