Question: Can you conceive a boy 5 days before ovulation?

Most pregnancies result from sex that happened less than 2 days before ovulation, Manglani says. But you can get pregnant earlier or later. Sperm can live in fertile cervical mucus for up to 5 days, she says. An egg can live up to 24 hours after ovulation.

Can you get pregnant with a boy 5 days before ovulation?

If sperm are in the fallopian tube when the egg is released, there is a good chance that the egg will be fertilised, creating an embryo, which can grow into a baby. Pregnancy is technically only possible if you have sex during the five days before ovulation or on the day of ovulation.

How many days before ovulation can you conceive a girl?

According to this method, to increase the chance of having a girl, you should have intercourse about 2 to 4 days before ovulation. This method is based on the notion that girl sperm is stronger and survives longer than boy sperm in acidic conditions. By the time ovulation occurs, ideally only female sperm will be left.

Can you conceive 10 days before ovulation?

Females are most fertile within a day or two of ovulation, which is when the ovaries release an egg. But, it is possible to get pregnant in the days leading up to ovulation, as sperm can survive for several days inside the female body.

Can you conceive a girl 2 days before ovulation?

Most pregnancies result from sex that happened less than 2 days before ovulation, Manglani says. But you can get pregnant earlier or later. Sperm can live in fertile cervical mucus for up to 5 days, she says. An egg can live up to 24 hours after ovulation.

How long does boy sperm stay alive?

Sperm only live for a short time after release Sperm that make it into the vagina after ejaculation can live up to five days. This is due to the protective effects of cervical mucus and cervical crypts. But if sperm have a chance to dry out, they basically die.

How long do Y sperm stay alive?

5 days When sperm are inside womens body, they can live for up to 5 days. If youre a man and you have sex even a few days before your partner ovulates, theres chance they may get pregnant.

Is Shettles method successful?

The Shettles method has reportedly been effective at least 75% of the time, with the rate slightly lower for girls than for boys.

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