When a couple has a difficult time getting pregnant, many people couples included automatically think it means something is physically wrong with the woman. It becomes all about cervical mucus, sperm count, and doing the deed. The more sex you have, the easier and sooner you'll conceive. Because sperm can live for three to five days, having sex in the few days leading up to ovulation will increase your chances of getting pregnant, experts say. After ovulation, the egg can be fertilized for only about 24 hours. Or if you prefer a more natural lube, olive oil, vegetable oil, baby oil, and even egg whites are safe and effective. Of course you don't want to think you're doing anything wrong when it comes to baby-making, but at least this mistake is fun to fix!
Whether you're on top, your guy is on top, or you're doing a crazy new position you read about, the result is the same.
10 Common Baby-Making Mistakes
You may have heard that missionary is the best position to get pregnantor that you should keep your hips elevated after sex. Many women also think they can pinpoint ovulation because of symptoms. Here's how to make your sex life more fun. Commercial lubricants negatively affect sperm motility, making it harder for the sperm to reach the egg. Instead of guessing possibly wrongDr.