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When To Have Sex To Conceive

by SDB

Hi!I get my menses every 10th or 11th of the month. I use ovulation tests on 22,23,24,25,26.....usually it is positive on 23 or 24.....

So, when should I go on relation?
Is it the day it is positive and the next 2 days??
If so, why I am not getting pregnant?

I have already consulted many doctors...and they told me that everything is normal.

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Sex and OPK LH Surge
by: Maria Gioia Atzori

Ovulation predictor kits (OPK) can be very useful in helping you predict when you are ovulating. This method will improve your chances of getting pregnant. Ovulation predictor kits work by reading LH surges prior to ovulation. They are relatively easy to use and are generally accurate for predicting ovulation.

To get pregnant you need to have sex ovulation. Sometimes couples get confused about the best time to have sex in respect to ovulation. After a woman ovulates the egg will survive approximately 24 hours, so you have very little time to plan conception.

Fortunately, sperm, can live for up to three to five days as long as you have fertile mucus. This mucus keeps the sperm alive and healthy while it waits for the egg to be release.

This is why having sex two to three days before ovulation will increase your chances of getting pregnant.

Waiting until the day you ovulate to have sex is too late and also the egg may be too old.

The ideal time to test with your OPK is in the afternoon, around 2pm.

Be sure to test at the same time each day.

Also, reduce your liquid intake around 2 hours before testing as a diluted liquid sample can prevent LH detection.

To increase the chance of conception, it is best to have intercourse the day of the LH surge as well as following three days after.

I think you are doing everything all right! Maybe you should try having sex one day earlier. Keep trying and it will happen!

If you are having trouble, I recommend taking you basal body temperature (BBT) to know for sure if you have ovulated.

Another gadgets many women seen to have success with is Ovacue fertility monitor because it helps detect ovulation 5 days before you are about to ovulate.

Fertility Blessings!

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