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is it too late to bd !

(5 Posts)
breakfastfairy Wed 17-May-06 11:40:51

If I had ovulation pains yesterday and today and ewcm yesterday and today, is it too late to bd tonight !!

breakfastfairy Wed 17-May-06 11:41:23

anyone ?

Marne Wed 17-May-06 11:42:49

Not sure, but no harm in doing it anyway.

CristinaTheAstonishing Wed 17-May-06 11:58:53

Here's something I posted on another website this morning: The RCOG has some info on this:
It has been observed that most pregnancies can be attributed to sexual intercourse during a sixday period ending on the day of ovulation,31,32 with the highest estimated conception rates aassociated with intercourse two days before ovulation.33 [Evidence level 3]

Six cohort studies that evaluated the use of basal body temperature or urinary luteinising hormone (LH) kits to time intercourse did not report improvement in the chance of natural conception.34–39 [Evidence level 2b] Timed intercourse has been found to be an emotionally stressful intervention in the initial evaluation of infertility.40 [Evidence level 3] However, for the minority of couples who find it difficult to have frequent sexual intercourse, the prediction of ovulation using LH kits can be useful.

Taken from page 27 here

breakfastfairy Wed 17-May-06 15:12:57

hmm, worth a try then !

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