More sex for couples trying to conceive

It’s common for couples having trouble conceiving to go without sex for several days – the idea being the abstinence helps build up numbers of sperm.

Docs in Sydney reckon this could be a myth. They’ve tested men producing low numbers of working ‘little soldiers’ – and it turns out they produce a higher percentage of healthy sperm the more sex they have. Going without does produce bigger numbers of sperm – but more of the little fellas are not in full working order. So it’s a kind of trade-off.

We advocate having more sex, naturally. After all, quality always wins out over quantity.

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