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

A: The egg lives up to 12 hours after ovulation. Making love exactly at the time of or after ovulation is less likely to lead to a 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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