Advice on conception

COUPLES who hold off from having sex in the belief it will help their chances of getting pregnant are mistaken, Sheffield experts have found.

Monday, 15th October 2007, 3:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th October 2007, 8:33 am

Dr Allan Pacey, senior lecturer in andrology at The University of Sheffield and secretary of the British Fertility Society, said some couples believe they have a better chance of making a baby if they wait a long time between making love.

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But he said regular sex led to newer sperm. He said: "When a couple are first trying to get pregnant a wait of two to three days is probably advisable."

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