Trying To Conceive

Is My Lubricant Safe for Getting Pregnant?

Good question. Many women who are trying to conceive actually don't realize that the lubricant they use when having sex might have an effect in their chances of getting pregnant. But yes, it does. How so? Related: First-Time Dad’s Guide on What to Expect When the Baby Comes Here are 3 reasons why the lubricant you use can hurt your chances of conceiving: 1. Most lubricants are too thick, causing reduced sperm motility. You may not actually see the difference between the thickness or viscosity of one lubricant from another, but the sperm that travels alongside it does. We all…

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