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A 43-year-old female asked:

I'm 43 and ovulate each month. husband is 39 and sa is normal. no ewcm since last year. can sperm reach egg successfully w/ creamy watery mucus???

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Mucous: The answer is yes. You can become pregnant with any type of mucous as long as you are ovulating. :)
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