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#1 of 3 Old 12-28-2002, 03:41 PM - Thread Starter
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My question is how long do you have to get pregnant once you ovulate. I heard somewhere that you can only get pregnant one or maybe two days a month. So once you ovulate how long do you have to get pregnant??
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It's actually better to bd (baby dance) before ovulation...like the day before, or two days before...even three days before could work...not sure about after ovulation though...best bet is to bd everyday!!!
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Once you ovulate the egg is viable for about 12-24 hours at the most. Closer to 12-18 hours. So it is better to bd prior to ovulating as the sperm can live in the uterus and such for up to 5 days. It can't hurt to bd after you o - you might just catch it! Good luck.

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