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DO YOU HAVE TO...........

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DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE SEX EVERY DAY THAT YOU ARE FERTILE?

CAN YOU HAVE SEX THE TWO DAYS BEFORE OVULATION, THE DAY OF OVULATION AND THAT BE IT?

OR DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE SEX ALL THE DAYS YOU ARE FERTILE INCLUDING THE DAY AFTER OVULATION TO GET PREGNANT?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Dec. 2, 2008 in Trying to Conceive

Answers (5)
  • Unless you are certain of the day you ovulate its better to have sex every other day during your fertile time. If you use a kit & know what day then right before and on the day are enough. Not saying you will definitly get pregnant though. There's only like a 20% chance in every cycle you will get pregnant.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:11 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • It's actually best to have sex every other day. It will make hs sperm count higher. You only really have to have sex once, as long as the timing is right.
    BlueFrogMama

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 12:12 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • I know for sure that my son was conceived 2 days before ovulation because that's the only time we had sex within a week and a half either way. And with this one, we had sex 5 days before ovulation and again at 2 days before. So no, you don't have to have sex every day; it just increases your chances.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 1:33 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • Sperm can live a couple days or more, while an egg will only live 24 hours. Your chances of getting pregnant are higher if you have sex BEFORE you ovulate, because the sperm will be waiting when the egg comes out. If you have sex after ovulation, your chances go down just because the egg may not survive long enough to be fertilized. Not to say that isn't possible, though. But if you are absolutely sure you have already ovulated, then having sex the next few days after you ovulate won't increase your chances.
    MamaCatCat

    Answer by MamaCatCat at 2:54 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • Go every other day, and try to start a day or two before you start ovulating, just to give his swimmers the best chance. Good luck!
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 6:25 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

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