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How often should we be "doing it!"

Postby KinsyB » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:29 am

I'm so confused... I keep hearing you shouldn't do it every day as the sperm wont be good enough quality.. I have recently read a book that you should be "at it like rabbits" just before, during and just after ovulation (twice a day the day after the OPK stick reads positive). What do I believe? Anyone recommend really going at it over the ovulation period?
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Postby babyhatch » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:28 am

My RE told me that you should do it at least every other day from 4 days before O to 4 days after O. My SIL has a friend with 3 children and with all 3 she did it 7 days in a row! I say as long as you get in some BD before, during and after O, you should be covered! Good Luck!
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Postby want2bamommy24 » Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:47 pm

If you have no male factor issues, you are fine to BD every day. If you have male factor issues, talk to your doctor about how often is best to BD. Good luck!
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Postby notbarbarabush » Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:52 pm

We DTD for 16 days straight to conceive DD. That was a fun 2 weeks and 2 days! :D

Every day is okay if your partner is not suspected to have any issues with his sperm. Every other day is fine too...or every 2 days. It's up to you.
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Postby JessM » Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:47 pm

We did every other day, until I got a positive OPK then we did it 3 days in a row. The other months we tried we did every day. I don't think that's what affected it, I think my body just had finally righted itself from the BCP.
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