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How long after having sex does conception occur?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:31 PM on Aug. 16, 2012 in Trying to Conceive

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  • For me, it was about 15yrs.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 10:44 PM on Aug. 16, 2012

  • An average of 3 days. It depends on where the 2 meet up
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:46 PM on Aug. 16, 2012

  • dull I laughed so hard at your answer I woke up hubs....holy crap that was funny.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 10:52 PM on Aug. 16, 2012

  • Dull, that wasn't exactly helpful, but DAMN it was funny! Butterflyblue is right, BTW. Just depends.
    KA91

    Answer by KA91 at 10:56 PM on Aug. 16, 2012

  • The fastest sperm can get to a fallopian tube is about 30 minutes, meaning that the quickest conception could occur following sex is in the half-hour range This means that, following sex, the egg could be fertilized before you've gotten up to get a drink of water.


    Conception also can occur as many as five days after sex or possibly longer, as strong, healthy sperm can survive for about that many days (and perhaps even longer) in the supportive environment of the fallopian tubes as they wait for an egg to be released, if one isn't already present.  Generally, if an egg is going to be fertilized and conception is going to occur, it will have to happen in a 24-hour period AFTER OVULATION


    You would have to know when you ovulate to get a more definite answer. 

    pixy_styx

    Answer by pixy_styx at 10:13 AM on Aug. 17, 2012

  • fast
    GlitteribonMom

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 4:44 PM on Aug. 22, 2012

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