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#1 TillyTake2

Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:44 AM

This is a totally inappropriate question which is why I'm asking here, in the "anonymity" of EB!

When we conceived DS I had been charting & knew when I ovulated etc. We had sex 2 days before, 1 day before, day of & day after ovulation. We fell pregnant first month.

We are now just starting to ttc #2 but I'm no where near as committed & we aren't charting or tracking anything. I know roughly when I will ovulate (regular cycles & I get o pain on the day of). We were thinking we'd just have sex whenever but try to at least do it within 2 days of o, so maybe every second day around o or something?

How often do other people who are ttc have sex?!

#2 SophieBear

Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:51 AM

We did the deed every second day on the week leading up to and after O. I had a rough idea of when I was O'ing but was not charting.

Good luck!

#3 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:58 AM

Both this baby and my DS were "one hit wonders".

I wasn't tracking with DS but with this baby we DTD the day before the first positive OPK (I used to get 4-5 days of positive OPKs).

I've heard the most important times to DTD is the days leading up to and including ovulation.

#4 Frau

Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:01 AM

I think for us it was on whenever!

#5 crackles

Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:03 AM

just whenever! it takes out the stress of 'we must do it on x and y days'

#6 Prioritising Pooks

Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:05 AM

We went for it like rabbits. Which sort of balances out what's happened since conception...

Ramping it up "around" ovulation is probably a good idea.

#7 IVF Baby

Posted 22 November 2012 - 02:31 PM

My fertility specialist says start on day 10 and go every second day for 10 days.

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