Is all sex equally fertile? Experts recommend these pregnancy postures.
You may be thinking about the optimum penis-in-vagina sex position to become pregnant, like many couples attempting to conceive the old-fashioned method. Experts still don’t know the solution. “There’s not a whole lot of science about which position is best for conception,” says Sheryl A. Kingsberg, Ph.D., chief of University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Division of Behavioral Medicine and a professor of reproductive biology and psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland.
Logistics may be the main difficulty. Dr. Kingsberg believes it’s hard to study sexual postures that boost fertility. There are several more variables that impact the likelihood of conception, such as age and time of intercourse (having sex when ovulating increases fertility).
Although unproven, certain sex positions may help make babies.
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Jani Jensen, M.D., a reproductive endocrinologist and assistant professor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, says, “In studies about frequency of sex, there wasn’t a statistical difference between rates of pregnancy for people who have intercourse every other day leading up to ovulation and those who do it every day.” “Besides, having it every day might be a major chore.”
A few pieces of research on coital connections suggest missionary posture may have a little anatomical benefit. The theory: Partner-on-top allows the cervix to dive into the vaginal semen pool, providing sperm access to cervical mucous. “There’s no scientific research on that,” says Kelly Pagidas, M.D., a fertility expert at Providence’s Women & Infants Center for Reproduction and Infertility and Brown Alpert Medical School associate professor.
Additionally, everyone is constructed differently. “Having ladies on their backs makes sense for women who have an anteverted uterus, one that is inclined forward, which is around two-thirds of the population,” Dr. Kingsberg says. “But a third of women have a retroverted uterus, inclined backward, so missionary wouldn’t help them.”
Some find the missionary style exhausting. “The missionary position is more demanding for the top partner because they have to