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Important Information on timing intercourse!

Do you have thick or hostile Cervical Mucus?

Do you have little or no fertile quality cervical mucus?

Have sex the day before ovulation to up your chances!

Cold Shower for Daddy! 

Have hubby drink a strong cup of coffee 30 minutes prior to intercourse!

Put a pillow under your bottom after intercourse and lay still for 30 minutes.

Momma, reduce Caffeine and eliminate alcohol! 

Drink 1 cup of tea a day!

 
Important information on timing intercourse!
It is important to time intercourse at least 12 hours before ovulation. Sperm usually reach the fallopian tube and the egg within minutes after intercourse however, sperm need about 12 hours in your uterus before they can fertilize the egg in a special process called capacitation. This is the maturation process within the female reproductive tract by which spermatozoa become capable of fertilization. That's why the best time to make love is the day before and the day of ovulation

Do you have thick or hostile Cervical Mucus? Ask your doctor about prescribing Guaifenesin tablets. Guaifenesin is found in plain Robitussin, but the tablets don't leave that nasty after taste in your mouth. Guaifenesin works by thinning out your cervical mucus as it does with thinning mucus in your lungs when you take it when you are coughing. Thinner mucus means easier flow for sperm. If dear hubby has a problem with poor mobility, this may help him as well!

Do you have little or no fertile quality cervical mucus? One solution is PreSeed This is a Sperm friendly vaginal lubricant that can be ordered from drugstore.com for about $20. It is important that you DO NOT use any other personal lubricant. Most personal lubricants and even saliva can harm sperm! I found this in my search to find a way to combat the dryness associated with Clomid. 

Have sex the day before ovulation to up your chances! Sperm usually reach the fallopian tube and the egg within minutes after intercourse, however, Sperm need about 12 hours in your uterus before they can actually fertilize the egg in a special process called capacitation. This is the maturation process within the female reproductive tract by which sperm become capable of fertilization. That's why the best time to make love is the day before and the day of ovulation.   It's all about the timing!

Cold Shower for Daddy! Have hubby take a five minute cold shower 30 minutes before intercourse! The cold water will stimulate blood flow and just might improve motility!

Have hubby drink a strong cup of coffee 30 minutes prior to intercourse! It has been said to give his spermies a boost!

Put a pillow under your bottom after intercourse and lay still for 30 minutes. Why make gravity work against his guys. Give a little boost up!

Momma, reduce Caffeine and eliminate alcohol! 

NEW YORK, Oct 05 (Reuters) -- Alcohol consumption, even in small amounts, can reduce a woman's chance of conceiving by more than 50%, according to researchers in Maryland.
More than 300 milligrams of caffeine per day may reduce fertility by 27 percent.
How much caffeine are you consuming?  
Restaurant coffee  has 350 mg in an 8 ounce cup
Gourmet type coffee has 175 mg in an 8 ounce cup
Brewed coffee has 115 mg in a 5 ounce cup
One single shot of Espresso has 100 mg 
An 8 ounce Cappuccino has 100 mg 
Instant coffee has 57 mg per 6 ounce cup
Decaffeinated coffee 5 mg in a 5 ounce cup
Brewed tea varies between 20 to 110 mg per 6 ounce cup
Iced Tea 12 ounces 70 mg 
Instant Tea 30 mg in a 7 oz cup
A 12 ounce can of Coke has 30 to 56 mg 
Diet Coke has 38 to 45 mg per can.
Sprite and 7-Up are caffeine free 
For our precious Chocolate,10 to 50 mg for just 2 ounces
Cocoa has 4 mg per 6 ounce cup
Pain relievers, 1 tablet is 30 mg and up 
The More Coffee Women Drank, The More Miscarriages, 

By Jeff Donn The Associated Press

Dec. 20 — Five cups of coffee per day more than doubles a pregnant woman’s risk of a miscarriage, according to perhaps the most rigorous study yet to focus on the possible link between caffeine and miscarriage.

Caffeine during pregnancy, BabyCenter.com

 

 

 

Drink 1 cup of tea a day!
Brewed tea varies between 20 to 110 mg per 6 ounce cup so limit to 2 cups.
More than 300 milligrams of caffeine per day may reduce fertility by 27 percent.


Researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program of Northern California in Oakland were surprised to note that women who drink more than one-half cup of caffeinated tea every day may actually increase their odds of conceiving, according to findings published in the American Journal of Public Health (1998;88:270-274).

"The study of 210 women who were trying to conceive found that those who drank as little as half a cup of caffeinated tea each day were twice as likely to become pregnant as women who did not drink tea.

Polyphenolic compounds in tea may promote fertility by inhibiting chromosomal abnormalities, thereby decreasing the number of nonviable embryos, suggested the researchers, led by Bette Caan, Dr.P.H.

And hypoxanthine, another chemical in tea, might be the primary component of follicular fluid contributing to maturation and fertilizability of oocytes."

Tealand.com

NOTE: Do not drink GREEN TEA, studies have shown that it may block the absorption of folic acid.

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