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What Are The Best Sex Positions When Not Trying To Conceive
Any position fertile: Any sex position is fertile and no position is "safe". Semen is sticky, and sperm can swim, so any intercourse position where the semen is placed anywhere inside the vagina can get a woman pregnant. The penis often is still moving during and after ejaculation, and so will spread the sperm all over the vagina and cervix. ...Read more
Choice: The one(s) you, and hopefully your partner, like. They all work fine, there are no "right and wrong, " "better and worse" positions for conception. Ideas about propping up your hips and so on are plain, old-fashioned nonsense, unless it's what you prefer. ...Read more
Around ovulation: The egg can be fertilized for only 1 day after ovulation, so it's best to have intercourse (ic) around this time. If your cycle is 28-32 days, have ic on day 12, 14, and 16 (or 13, 15, and 17). If cycle is 26 days, then ic every other day starting on day 10. For best result use urine LH kit to detect ovulation. Check test between 10-noon. When test is positive, have ic every day for next 3 days. ...Read more
Choice: It doesn't matter at all from the point of view of successfully conceiving. So the best time of day is the one you like (or can make happen.) ...Read more
Choice: It doesn't matter at all from point of view of success conceivuing; so the best time of day is the one you like (or can make happen.). ...Read more
When is the best time of the day to have sex when trying to conceive and how many time should we have sex? In the day
Not really known: This has not been studied well in a scientific way. In my opinion it does not matter because sperm live for hours to days in the vagina and the uterus. Some advice focuses on the fact that the uterus contracts during arousal and especially during orgasm. Uterine contractions may help sperm get into the uterus. ...Read more
Clear plan digital: This kit is easier to use, without the need to be a chemist at home and decipher the 2 lines of the regular kit. ...Read more
Ovulation is Key: Ovulation occurs just shy of halfway through your cycle. So, Day 13/14. Sperm are much more likely to cause pregnancy if deposited on any of the five days leading up to ovulation than anytime after ovulation. That means sperm should be in the vagina days 8 to 13 and possibly, just to be sure on Day 14 as well. ...Read more
What is the best fertility pill me and my husband have been trying to conceive for a year now what can I do?
What are the best advice that can be given after trying to conceive for more than 2 years. Thinking of trying fertility pills etc?
See integrative Dr.:
First, has your partner had a sperm count? Nearly half the time the issue is there. Then you should have an overall evaluation. Esp. Check for hypothyroidism. Take a good multivitamin. Follow a healthy diet; avoid junk food/GMO food. Herbs like Rhodiola can help. Acupuncture/Chinese herbs can help.
See http://natural-fertility-info.com/unexplained-infertility.html ...Read more
When trying to conceive what are the most important days to have an intercourse and how, best positions?
Try FertilityMonitor: The best way to determine this is to purchase a Fertility Monitor, which measures urine sex hormone levels (LH and Estradiol) to determine when you are most likely to ovulate, and are at the highest risk for getting pregnant, so you can have sex on those days. These kits even work for women with irregular menstrual cycles. ...Read more
What is the best way to use clomit if you are trying to conceive? I'm regular but i starty period spotting.
Infertility : Clomid (clomiphene) is used in women with regular cycles to increase your chance for success. This increases the # of eggs you ovulate and improve your chance for conceiving. If you have used it for more than 1 cycle, it can make the lining thin and cause spotting. Your provider can monitor your cycles to help you. ...Read more
I'm trying to conceive with my second child. I only have 1 ovary/tube left. What's the best thing I can do to help make this happen :/?
I'm trying to conceive. My last period was on 6jan, 6feb, 12mar, 9apr. When are the best days to try to conceive this month? I want a baby boy. Thanks
Can't know: If your periods are irregular, meaning they vary in length from cycle to cycle, you can't just go by the date in the month, you need the help of either an ovulation kit or measurements of your basal body temperature to identify your most fertile days (usually the day before and the day of ovulation). Good luck :) ...Read more
My period just went off tday and I am trying to conceive, what are the best steps to take in order to ensure conception?
My LMP was 3rd February. I have 28 days cycle. I bled little but for 4 days. I am trying to conceive so when is the best day I have sex?
Ovulation count back: In a regularly cycling female ovulation usually occurs 14 days prior to your period if you don't get pregnant. Any abnormal period should be followed by a pregnancy test. So if you have a 28-day cycle 28 -14=14 so sex should be a few days before Day 14 To a few days after. If 30 day cycles then sex surrounding day 16 and if a 32-day cycle sex surrounding Day 18. ...Read more
Is it best to having sex every second day or so if trying to conceive, if ovulation isn't detected from cm each month?
Couple in our 40s
Ovulation: If you are in your 40s and have been trying to get pregnant for 6 months or more than you should see a Fertility medicine doctor soon. The ovaries ability to produce healthy eggs goes down rapidly at this age so getting evaluated soon is important. Sex every day or every other day mid cycle is fine. ...Read more
What's the best medication for over active thyroid? Free T4 of 4.7 also I want something safe to take while trying to conceive.
I'm 42. Regular periods etc how do I calculate when it's best day/s to have sex as am trying to conceive.
Trying to concieve, should you lay down for 20 minutes after intercourse? Doc said you should urinate straight after sex so what is the best thing to do?
Lying down...: Lying flat as long as you can after intercourse has been the common advice and practice to improve pregnancy if sperm quality is adequate and no female factors is blamed for infertility. And voiding after sex has been common advice for the cases of honeymoon cystitis. So, let's balance out which one is more important and real for you. To figure this out, ask, talk, and work with experts... ...Read more
What is the best over-the-counter fertility drug to use if I want to conceive twins? I am 25 and TTC with irregular cycles.
Last night me and my girlfriend had intercourse. Before the intercourse, we had oral sex and I had ejaculated during it. 30 minutes later, we did it. This was our first time for both of us. We are not trying to conceive at all. As we were going, the condo
Miscarried at 2-3 weeks. Once bleeding has stopped and hCG is down, is it safe to have sex? (Not trying to conceive)
Simple, easy: There's really no one the best way, the simplest way that works is the best. For a woman without fertility issues, timed intercourse around mid-cycle is the starting point — if you have fairly regular periods. If not, you can improve your timing using a home opk, although they're not perfect. An obg, fertility doc, and many primary docs can also help you. ...Read more
The real issue is: Timing (as opposed to position). Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more