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How much of a chance

How much of a chance is there of getting pregnant if I have unprotected sex 1 day before I'm supposed to be fertile.

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Asked by bebeme at 7:21 AM on Oct. 8, 2008 in Trying to Conceive

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  • The volume and content of the ejaculate depend on the length of time between ejaculations. The average volume of semen is 2.75 ml, ranging from 2-6 ml, the higher volumes following periods of abstinence. An average human ejaculate contains about 180 million sperm (66 million/ml), but some ejaculates contain as many as 400 million sperm. Both quantity and quality of the sperm are important determinants of fertility. A man is considered clinically infertile if his sperm concentration falls below 20 million/ml semen. (Just remember though- it only takes ONE to make a baby).

    Time between coitus and arrival of sperm in the Fallopian tube: 5 min - one hr (68 min)  

    Fertile life of sperm (hours): 24-48  

    Motile (moving sperm) have been found in the human Fallopian tube up to 85 hours after coitus, although the ability to fertilize an egg is usually lost before motility is lost.


    Answer by calydu at 8:22 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • Ran out of space.

    Dr. Lindermann's Sperm Facts


    Answer by calydu at 8:23 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • Sounds like a pretty good chance. Sprermies can live for several days in your body so if your egg popped out while there were still some live ones, you could get pregnant.

    Answer by Ilovepie77 at 7:22 PM on Oct. 8, 2008

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