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I have been married for a year now. during sexual intercourse, my husband prefers me being on top. i would like to know whether this could have affected my chances of becoming pregnant. is it necessary that the male partner be on top to ensure conception?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
Not at all: As long as ejaculation occurs in the vagina, position is for pleassure not for reproduction purpose
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
Pleasure Positions: Conception doesn't depend position as long as ejaculation is deep in vagina. Be sure you communicate your preferences so sex is mutually beneficial.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2015

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