ADVERTISEMENT

Q. Doctor advised us to have intercourse only from day 11 to get pregnant. Why?

Answered by
Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 25, 2017 and last reviewed on: Aug 31, 2021

Hi doctor,

I am trying to conceive my first baby, and I am on Clomid this month. My gynecologist has asked me not to have intercourse till day 11. From day 11, I can have intercourse every other day. Now the problem is that my husband is not satisfied with this decision. We would like to know the reason why we should not have intercourse till day 11. Can you explain?

#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I would not suggest that regimen of sex to get pregnant, let me explain.

  • You should start having sex daily or alternate days as per your wish, but this is not for pregnancy. This is to throw away the older sperms.
  • Then, stop sex from 10th to 12th day of the period. It will allow young sperms to accumulate. Usually, ovulation occurs on day 12 to day 14 of the period.
  • Start sex daily from 12th day and any number of times. Life of sperm is three days. Pregnancy chances are high if young sperms are available.
  • Older sperms will form unhealthy embryo and the risk of abortion is higher. All the best.

For further information consult an infertility specialist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/infertility-specialist


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
Fertility (or) Ovulation Period Calculator

Trying to conceive? Discover the most fertile days of your menstrual cycle using this calculator. Sexual intercourse during the fertility window in your menstrual cycle will increase the chances of getting pregnant quickly.   Read full

Is it dangerous to have sexual intercourse with a heart problem?

Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female. I have knee pain in both knees out of injury-induced, and earlier I had knee osteoarthritis as by the X-ray report. How do I improve?   Read full

Bloating During Ovulation

Suppose you are expecting or had unprotected sexual intercourse, cramping, and bloating after ovulation until a period can signify pregnancy ...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


What Is ADHD and How Is It Managed?
This article discusses ADHD, whether it is a real condition, features of ADHD, how to recognize and manage this common c...  Read more»
Does a cold sore indicate cervical cancer?
Hi doctor,Can a cold sore virus cause cervical cancer? I never had sex before, but I have caught a cold sore from one of...  Read more»
I am experiencing abdominal bloating and severe acidity. Are these side effects of antibiotics?
Hello doctor, I have been experiencing bloating and acidity during the menopause years. After experiencing a burning se...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask an Infertility Specialist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.