Today’s question is: When should we have sex to optimize pregnancy chances?

Welcome to our daily Q&A show – Ask The Fertility Experts. We’re answering your fertility questions so that you can optimize your chances of pregnancy success with your own eggs. We specialize in low AMH, high FSH, diminished ovarian reserve, and premature ovarian insufficiency.

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I’m Sarah Clark, Founder of Fab Fertile Inc. and your host. Today a member of the Fab Fertile team joins me – Dr. Tabatha Barber. Dr. Tabatha is triple board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, menopause, and functional medicine.


05:12- TODAY’S QUESTION: When Should We Have Sex to Optimize Pregnancy Chances?


  • There is a lot of information out there- it can be confusing!
  • When the lovemaking suffers because of “baby-making”


  • Figuring out when you are ovulating (and optimizing)
  • The egg lives for a few days after it gets released (so does the sperm)
  • How do you increase your odds? Does peeing after sex matter?
  • Why would having sex every other day be a good idea?
  • “I want you to not take any of the enjoyment out of it either.”
  • What orgasms help with (why they matter!)
  • Things to do after sex to increase your chances: “Help the sperm get to where they need to go.”
  • Do positions matter? Would it matter if the woman was on top?
  • Castor oil packs- how would that help?
  • Natural lubricants versus toxic lubricants (which can kill sperm)

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