orgasm during TWW, interfere with implantation?? sorry if TMI
Sorry if TMI for some, but I was wondering if orgasm during the TWW will interfere with implantation?? I know, it sounds silly, but I keep reading conflicting answers about this. Most of the answers I've read have said to abstain from sex/orgasm during the TWW with IVF, but I haven't found any related to TTC naturally... Anyone know if the contractions from orgasm prevent implantation in any way? I feel so silly asking this, But I'm worried about it.
That's a really good question. I think it's not supposed to inhibit implantation but that might be old thinking. Maybe there is newer information now. I hope someone knows the answer to this question. Although I'd die if I had to abstain during the whole 2ww! :-)
Ok, I've been holding off on sharing this, but the three times I have gotten pregnant, I had an orgasm just before penetration. I also read that the secretions (sorry) helps the swimmers, too. Anyway, as long as someone else brought up orgasms, I found my "in" to share this. Also, I know that having sex or orgasms during the two week wait will NOT interfere, although I don't know if IVF is different, but I wouldn't think so. Stomach crunches at the gym doesn't need to be stopped during the two week wait either. At least this is what a fertility doctor told me.
That is very reassuring to me! Thank you for posting. I would like to think that orgasms would not interfere with implantation, but I know how some of us fear even the slightest little sneeze! When I read that abstaining from it after IVF, it got me wondering if there was a reason for this and if it pertains to TTC naturally. I would also like to think that our bodies would not let us orgasm if it were going to hinder implantation in any way.
Hello AliceW! Yes, I wasn't sure if I should even post it at first, but then figured why not. There has to be someone else out there that is wondering the same thing! Glad I'm not the only one! I guess we'll wait and see!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.