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    Can Orgasm Help You Conceive?
    Hyacinth Nicole Browne, MD posted:
    Many women ask if having an orgasm will increase their chances of conception. The thinking is that since an orgasm helps to increase uterine contractions, this wave-like motion could potentially help to "suck up" sperm into the uterine cavity. Unfortunately, though, this theory doesn't carry any weight — studies have not shown higher pregnancy rates in women who are able achieve orgasms during intercourse. However, even though orgasms do not directly increase the likelihood of conception, they may make a woman want to have more intercourse, and this can definitely help when you're trying to conceive.

    Have you heard anything about orgasm affecting fertility? Are there any other myths that you have questions about?

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