(Closed) How often do you BD when TTC???

posted 6 years ago in TTC
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    multuple times a day around ovulation

    once a day around ovulation

    every other day around ovulation

  • Post # 2
    3146 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Every day or every other day is plenty. Multiple times a day isn’t necessary – and will wear you out and possibly make BD not fun anymore 🙁

    Post # 3
    781 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My OBGYN said no more than every other day or else it depletes his semen reserve. I’m sure every day would be fine. But definitely not multiple times per day!

    Post # 4
    1843 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I got pregnant with O-4, O-2, O-1 and O. I dont think BD multiple times a day is necessary just try to get the few days before O and continue BD until O confirmed. 

    Post # 5
    2797 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    We did a mix of every day and every other day leading up to and around ovulation. Just based on our energy levels. Best of luck to you!

    Post # 6
    957 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Woohoo for O! How were the clomid side effects? We try to hit at least EOD, I’d think ED/EOD is fine. Multiple times a day is not necessary, and I think there is research that it may actually hurt your chances. 

    We got pregnant with our first daughter with intercourse on O-3, O-1, and O+1. We haven’t had much success with EOD trying to conceive our second (we’re on cycle 9), so this cycle we did O-5, O-4, O-2, O-1, O, and O+1. It was exhausting, hopefully it will result in a baby.

    Post # 8
    30 posts
    • Wedding: September 2014

    My husband and I BD’d 9 days straight when we conceived! I wanted to be sure it happened though lol

    Post # 9
    3797 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

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    pandabear33:  The first month we conceived (miscarried at 6.5 weeks) I think we did every day from O-2 through O. May have hit O+1 too that cycle. The cycle we conceived this baby we did the same or close to, I think O-3 through O, but were too exhausted to hit O+1. Sex for conception can be exhausting!

    Post # 10
    82 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: February 2017 - Outdoors

    Everyday plus the day after ovulation just to make sure 🙂 if you have the time/ energy, if not EOD should be fine as well!

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