Much of the information we hear about maintaining our sexual health focuses on what we should be doing before and during our sexual adventures, which is very important to know; however, there's often little mention of the post-sex mistakes we could be making. Of course, this isn't exactly a negative thing, as knowing what mistakes and activities we should all be avoiding before and during sex can help us avoid UTIs, STDs, and other unpleasantness. That said, knowing what not to do after sex is just as important to your sexual health. Your post-sex routine can easily make the difference between more happy sexytimes and a UTI or other infection — and it might even even influence your odds of accidental pregnancy.
The best time to get pregnant
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D o you know the best time in the month to try for a baby? Traditionally, it is all about the fertile window, the five or six magical days in which pregnancy can occur. Ovulation, which typically happens around the 14th day of a cycle, releases a mature egg into the fallopian tube — but the egg only lasts for 24 hours. Sperm, which survive for five days, should ideally be supplied as often as possible during this fertile window.
Bleeding after Sex: Here's 9 Reasons Why It Might Be Happening
I wanted to share this anecdotal story from one of my readers concerning birth control myths. Olivia wrote:. I have to tell you a funny anecdote about my conception of my daughter in July, I was trying desperately to get pregnant.
Two months ago, I was pregnant with identical twin boys. The twins were a total surprise, but my husband and I were thrilled about the curveball thrown at us. Multiple scans showed they were healthy and progressing well, and we were so excited to see what life would be like with our new additions. Then one day, it all fell apart.