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How likely is it then?

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WinkyWinkola Thu 23-Jun-11 21:45:19

To conceive on day 10 of a 28 day cycle when ovulation is on day 14/15?

Dh away now for ten days and I was wondering if it was possible to conceive given ovulation is four or five days away.

AmandaCooper Fri 24-Jun-11 08:41:51

It's very unlikely.

WinkyWinkola Fri 24-Jun-11 11:49:10

Oh. Bugger. Oh long does sperm stay alive in the female body then?

Miffles Fri 24-Jun-11 11:56:58

It can stay around for about 5 days and you don't always ovulate at the same time. So i'd think it was possible, although not highly likely.

Definitely have a quick shag before he goes!!

silverangel Fri 24-Jun-11 12:43:48

You coudln't conceive on day 10, but could conceive on ovulation day with the sperm having stayed alive for 4/5 days. Good luck!

minipie Fri 24-Jun-11 12:57:43

I seem to remember reading that there is a 25% chance on day of ovulation, 20% day before, 15% two days before, 10% three days, 5% four days before, then nowt before that.

So I guess that means it's just possible if you ov on day 14... or if your DH has unusually long lived sperm!

WinkyWinkola Sat 25-Jun-11 23:45:21

Ah well. Not this month then unless dh has super sperm. Or I ovulate early. Either way, it's another month ahead to try again.. ...

Thanks all.

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