Masturbation is generally thought of as without any ill effects. Does it affect ability to conceive?

Masturbation is generally safe for future fertility. Masturbation is generally safer future fertility. It can however affect your ability to conceive depending on the timing of the masturbation and future coutus when trying to conceive. Generally to maximize your ability you should wait at least 36 to 48 hours before trying to have intercourse in order to conceive.