Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

What are the chances?

My question is, what are the chances of getting pregnant the day of ovulation?
I know that having sex before ovulation is better, and having the sperm already waiting. But we only had sex once, the day of ovulation. Im doubting it wasnt enough, and my chances are low since it was the day of O.

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:37 PM on May. 23, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

Answers (3)
  • well seeing as sperm can live up to 3 days I would say your chances aren't horrible.
    carmadsmom

    Answer by carmadsmom at 3:47 PM on May. 23, 2010

  • Your chances are good having sex on the day of ovulation... sperm gets there fast. Your egg I think something like 24-48 hours before it dissolves (I may be wrong). But remember, even a "good" chance is 25%.
    EmilySusan

    Answer by EmilySusan at 5:19 PM on May. 23, 2010

  • I think the chances are about the same as in the 2-3 days prior to ovulation, maybe a tad bit lower. But like PP said, even with perfect timing, you only have about a 25-33% chance during any given cycle.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 3:33 PM on May. 24, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN