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Follow-up to previous question about ovulating

I asked a question a couple days ago anonymously about when to figure out I'm ovulating when my cycles are inconsistent. Several responses said to have sex every other day. So now my question is why every other day and not every day?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Aug. 18, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

Answers (4)
  • Research shows that every other day is just as affective and less stressful.

    Answer by Erin814 at 9:12 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • Sperm can live in your body for up to three days. Even though men constantly make sperm, it needs time to re- build in his system.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:15 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • If you have sex every day, while the quantity of sperm may be high, the quality suffers. You have to give the little guys some time to rest up, lol.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 9:20 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • yes you need top quiality sperm and that means they need their naps too.

    Answer by Alejandra10 at 12:40 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

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