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How Long Can Sperm Live Inside The Female Body?

How Long Can Sperm Live Inside The Female Body?

  This post contains affiliate links. We will earn a small commission if you purchase something after clicking on the link. Read our affiliate disclosure here.   How Long Alright, ladies, let's get personal. We're going to talk about sperm. Sperm is a vital part of the journey when you make the official "try to conceive" decision. We all know that ovulation is necessary to get pregnant, but sperm plays an equally important role. Women know their bodies intimately when tracking fertility but may overlook the sperm aspect. It's essential to know how long sperm can live inside the female body to optimize your chances of getting pregnant.  Does Sperm Survive After Ejaculation? Your body is close to the temperature...

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Does Sperm Count Decrease As You Get Older?

Does Sperm Count Decrease As You Get Older?

Men also have a biological clock – they too experience a natural decline in their testosterone levels as they age. This causes a decrease in their sex drive and energy levels, and makes it difficult for them to achieve and maintain an erection.  Men's Biological Clock According to Dr. Harry Fisch, the author of "The Male Biological Clock", male infertility increases with age, along with a decline in testosterone levels, and decreased sperm quality .Older men are more likely to father children with a significant genetic abnormality than younger men. This genetic abnormality arises in the babies that are born of the sperm of older men. As with women, men's biological clocks also start ticking around the age of thirty...

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Chances Of Getting Pregnant With Low Sperm Count

Chances Of Getting Pregnant With Low Sperm Count

What is Low Sperm Count? If a couple has been trying to conceive a child for a while, they may become worried that the man might have a low sperm count. If this is a concern, he can go to the doctor for a sperm count and motility assessment.  Optimally, a couple will want the results of the assessment to show that the man has sperm count levels that are between 40 and 300 million sperm per milliliter of semen. A semen sample with less than 20 million sperm per milliliter is considered to have a low sperm count. The Diagnosis of Low Sperm Count Receiving a diagnosis of low sperm count can be very hard for any man to...

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Can You Still Conceive If Sperm Leaks Out After Having Sex?

Can You Still Conceive If Sperm Leaks Out After Having Sex?

If you have been trying to conceive for some time, you worry that you will never get pregnant. It's natural to worry when you notice the sperm leaking out after you have sex.  If all the sperm is leaking out, won't that ruin your chances of getting pregnant? Not at all! Once the sperm has entered your body, nothing you do will get the sperm out again. Semen and Sperm - Related But Not The Same Semen includes sperm ( 2-5% of total volume) and other liquids from your partner's reproductive system. The semen helps energize the sperm. It also keeps the sperm safe from a harsh vaginal environment. After ejaculation, the original thickness of the semen will change. It...

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Low Sperm Count - Causes and Natural Treatment Options

Low Sperm Count - Causes and Natural Treatment Options

What is Low Sperm Count? Low sperm count means that, when tested, the total amount of sperm in your semen is below a certain amount. The World Health Organization guidelines define low sperm count as having less than 15 million sperm in a milliliter of semen (15 million/ml).  Having low sperm count means you have lower odds of fertilizing your partner's egg. It's true that you only need one sperm to fertilize the egg. Though to make it through the female reproductive system, you need a lot more than a single sperm. Getting Pregnant With Low Sperm Count If you don't get pregnant in the first couple of months of trying to conceive, don't worry. The statistics show that, for...

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Tips to Improve Sperm Count, Motility and Morphology

Tips to Improve Sperm Count, Motility and Morphology

When you are trying to get pregnant, women bring their eggs to the party and the men, the sperm. Having healthy sperm will increase the chances for you actually getting pregnant. What is "Healthy" Sperm? There are many different components that add up to "healthy sperm". Good sperm count, healthy forward movement, and well-formed sperm are three of the main ones. With the exception of a home sperm count test, there is very little you can do to figure out the baby making potential of your sperm without the help of a doctor. A semen analysis done by your doctor will provide the scientific details about these important sperm issues. Sperm Count, Sperm Motility & Sperm Morphology Sperm Count A...

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Improving Sperm Motility To Increase Chances of Getting Pregnant

Improving Sperm Motility To Increase Chances of Getting Pregnant

  Difficulties getting pregnant are often related to issues with sperm.  The three main problems include: Sperm Motility – This means that the sperm struggles to navigate through the cervical mucus and the female reproductive system. Sperm Count – Low sperm counts in the semen make getting pregnant more difficult. Sperm Morphology – Deformed sperm fall into this category. A  low sperm count refers to a situation in which a man's semen does not contain a "normal" amount of sperm. You will be diagnosed as having low sperm count if you have fewer than 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen. A low sperm count is the most common fertility problem for men. Low sperm motility means a man's sperm do not...

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Does Abstinence Help to Improve Sperm Count?

Does Abstinence Help to Improve Sperm Count?

If Abstain from Having Sex, Will My Sperm Count Improve? Studies have shown that men with normal sperm count and motility can go a bit over a week without ejaculation and sperm health doesn't suffer. Abstinence won't improve your chances of getting pregnant. If you do have sperm health issues, you should only abstain for a day for the best quality sperm. Additionally, if you abstain for too long, you could cause harm to your sperm. The motility and morphology of your sperm will deteriorate if you abstain for over a week. As you might suspect, this is extremely damaging when it comes to conception. Thus, the studies state that men should ejaculate between three and four times a week...

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What is Normal Sperm Count?

What is Normal Sperm Count?

Normal sperm count and how it affects male fertility. Factors that affect sperm count.

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Does Having Sex A Lot Cause Low Sperm Count?

Does Having Sex A Lot Cause Low Sperm Count?

For men, sperm count is an essential part of fertility. If a couple experiences several cycles without conceiving, the man’s sperm count could be the issue. He can have his sperm count and quality assessed at a fertility clinic. There is no way to know a sperm count by merely looking at semen; it must be seen under a microscope.   Although sperm count is important, a man can conceive a child even if he has a low sperm count. The inverse is also true; a man with a higher-than-average sperm count may not be able to father a child immediately.   What is Normal Sperm Count? Reproduction is a complicated process with many varied elements, so sperm count is...

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