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A 16-year-old female asked:

What are my chances of conceiving if i have intercourse 3 days before my fertile window?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Good: Exact numbers are hard to come by. It takes sperm a couple days to make it through the cervix & into the Fallopian tube where conception takes place. Sperm can generally remain fertile for ~4 days after insertion. Timing of sperm fertility & your fertility overlap enough for it to happen.
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