Sex for pregnancy

When you have sex to get pregnant, there are many important facts and statistics to consider. Ovia Health has helpful details on fertility aids, sex, contraception, and more. You can also learn to track your ovulation cycle and other important details with Ovia Fertility.

Dear Ovia, Dreams of a big family

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What you can and cannot control when TTC

the best pregnancy test and ovulation predictor kit

The best fertility aids

A women at computer reading about what she should've learned in sex ed class.

Five things you should have learned in Sex Ed

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If you think you’re having a miscarriage, take these steps

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Trying again

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The details about sex after miscarriage

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The ABCs of TTC: The acronyms you need to know when trying to conceive

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Managing anxiety while TTC

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Things condoms can’t always prevent

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The talk: your partner and fertility

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Can I really conceive on my period?

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Spicing up TTC sex

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Could you have a sperm allergy?

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What’s the lifespan of sperm after ejaculation?

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Does a negative pregnancy test mean I’m not pregnant?

A woman looking at phone thinking about tracking her ovulation cycle.

Five signs you might be ovulating

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Is more sex better when TTC through intercourse?

A person looking at her phone, using the Ovia Health ovulation tracker to determine fertile cervical position.

Can cervical position predict fertility?

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Am I timing sex correctly?

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The 24 weirdest fertility myths

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Can saliva hurt sperm?

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How to time sex correctly if you’re trying to get pregnant

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Should I wait a day between sex when fertile?

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How can cervical fluid problems affect conception?

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Will having orgasms help me conceive?

A woman lying on her back trying to help increase her chances of getting pregnant.

Should I lie on my back after babymaking sex?

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18 tips to get pregnant faster that actually work

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What are the best sex positions for conceiving?

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Lifestyle changes that may boost your fertility to improve your chances of conceiving

How to use your fertility chart

A person looking up information on their phone on how to conceive fast.

Are you TTC? How Ovia Fertility can help you conceive faster

A woman on phone looking up information about a conception tracker.

What should you track when trying to conceive?

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Causes of infertility

A person holding their newborn baby and wondering 'how long should you wait to get pregnant again?'

Birth spacing: How long should you wait after having a baby before trying for your next?

A sad woman lying with her head in her partner's lap.

Miscarriage: what it is, why it happens, and how it can affect future pregnancies

A couple and one is kissing the other on the forehead to people that have been trying to get pregnant for over a year.

Over one year of TTC

A woman cutting up vegetables in the kitchen to represent eating healthy to help fertility.

A healthy lifestyle today can lead to a healthy pregnancy tomorrow: what you can do now

A person using a spoon to eat from a bowl of oats and strawberries to represent foods to eat while trying to conceive.

Nutrition to promote fertility

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Keep it sexy: How to stay satisfied and not stressed when you’re trying to get pregnant

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Exercise and fertility

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Getting pregnant after birth control

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When exactly can you get pregnant? All you need to know about the fertile window

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Conception planning and your fertile window

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7 stubborn fertility myths we’re ready to retire

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Getting pregnant: How long should it take?

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How you can benefit from tracking your fertility if you’re TTC

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Stuck home with your partner in a pandemic? How to recognize trouble

A couple learning how to have better sex by being more affectionate and touching each other's faces in bed.

Have better sex by connecting with yourself and your partner 

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Learn to communicate better in the bedroom and really connect

A graphic of a leaf growing to represent the Ovia Fertility application.

How Ovia can help you be your healthiest, happiest self

Ovarian egg traveling in fallopian tubes during ovulation representing when you ovulate.

Learn about when you ovulate: One egg’s epic journey

A person traveling checking their map to represent the question: 'how does travel affect ovulation?'

When your cycle’s out of sync: how travel can affect ovulation

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Endometriosis

A couple where one person is sitting on the others lap and they are practicing communicating about sex.

How to ask for what you want in bed: It’s sexier (and less awkward) than you might think

Sperm swimming towards an egg in a microscope to represent what conception is.

Learn about conception: Babymaking 101

A cellphone, pen, bag, and other items on a bed to represent using Ovia Fertility versus other tools to track your ovulation.

Using Ovia to track your ovulation – even with an irregular cycle

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What you should know about the Zika virus

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Fertile window for eggs and sperm

A person using their fertility tracker app from Ovia Health.

Tracking fertility during the fertile window

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Painful intercourse: Causes and prevention

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Causes for green or yellow vaginal discharge

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Cloudy or strong-smelling urine: Is it something to worry about?