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How long after having sex does conception occur?

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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.

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

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

    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.

    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.

    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. 


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

  • fast

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

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