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Timing of Sex
 
 
 

Timing of Sex

Webinar - Timing of Sex
Dr Mary Birdsall presented a webinar entitled 'Timing of Sex' on Wednesday 10th May, 2016.  The presentation looked at timing sex for conception, the most important area of knowledge for people trying to conceive.  The webinar is available to view here

Men

Frequent ejaculation is better for the health of sperm while trying to conceive. Periods of abstinence longer than three days can be detrimental because of the accumulation of aged sperm. These are also the guidelines given when producing a sperm sample to be tested.  When assisted reproductive technology such as IVF is used, one days’ abstinence is often advised - in this case the quality of sperm is more important than the quantity.  

Timing of Sex

Intercourse timing and frequency relative to ovulation is possibly the most important factor affecting the chances of conception…

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Kelly's story

Kelly shares her roller coaster journey as she struggles through misscariages and is now on the IVF waiting list.

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Laura's story

Laura shares her journey of 6 endometriosis at the age of 16 and her magical story of three beautiful children.

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