Q: How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg?

A: The egg lives up to 12 hours after ovulation. Having sex exactly at the time of or after ovulation is less likely to lead to pregnancy because by the time the sperm has reached the egg and has finished capacitation and is ready to fertilize the egg, the egg has already died.

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