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** When is the best time to get pregnant? **

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-In this article-

· When's the best time to have sex to get pregnant?
· How do I know when I'm about to ovulate?
· Do irregular periods make it harder to get pregnant?

*When's the best time to have sex to get pregnant?*

The most effective time to have sex is during your fertile window, which
can last up to six days every month. These six days are the five days
leading up to, and the day of, ovulation (NCCWCH 2013:68, Lynch et al
2006), when your body releases an egg.

Your egg will survive for about a day once released. But sperm can survive
for up to a week. Hence there is a six-day window for sperm to meet an egg.

You are most likely to conceive if you have sex one or two days before you
ovulate (NCCWCH 2013:68, Lynch et al 2006, Germano and Jennings 2006).
However, it's tricky to pinpoint the exact day or two just before
ovulation. So if you don't want your sex life to be ruled by the


Source: www.babycentre.co.uk/a1809/when-is-the-best-time-to-get-pregnant


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