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<p>We just started TTC this month.  I have charted for 65 months so I am an expert...on my own cycle. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com//images/smilies/smile.gif">  Anyway, we are just BD'ing once a day during my fertile period, but we're so excited to be taking this step, we kinda wanted to more.  I have read that you should do it as much as you want and as much as possible during the fertile time (making sure to include peak day).  I have also read you shouldn't do it more than once a day because it will deplete the sperm.  I know you do different things if the man has low sperm count.  So, what do you think?  Once a day or possibly two?</p>
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<p>Eh, we're old and have 4 kids most days so trying to do it at least once a day during our fertile time is about as much as we can handle... However, I think as long as there are no sperm issues, once a day is plenty. I think 2 times a day might not give it enough time to build back up into good numbers... but I could be wrong.</p>
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<p>Hey, if you're up for it...  why not give it a shot? Can't hurt to try if you're having fun doing so! <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com//images/smilies/smile.gif"></p>
 

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<p>My DH would be a happy man if we DTD twice a day!   But, we also have four children, so managing once a day or every other day around ovulation is sometimes a stretch. </p>
 

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<p>My doctor had told me to do every-other-day, as the every day could deplete sperm reserve.  However, with that being said, since that time I've come to believe my doctor is an idiot, so take that with a grain of salt!  <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com//images/smilies/smile.gif"> </p>
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<p>I've tried everything over the past eleven months - every day, twice a day, etc.  This month we're trying the every-other-day thing, so I'll let you know if that works! </p>
 

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<p>If you're wanting to do it more go for it. If after a couple months of that you haven't conceived trying backing it off to once a day or every other day.</p>
 

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<p>Thanks ladies!  We're just so into each other thinking about what we're doing...it's so amazing!  We just want to spend every second together. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.mothering.com//images/smilies/smile.gif">  We had to wait a long time to TTC while I fixed some medical issues.  We've been together since I was 18 and I'm 33 now.  It's just so amazing to me that we made it here.  I'm in absolute heaven!!  Anyway, I think I O'd today so we can probably safely go at it like rabbits in a day or so anyway without worry of depleting resources. LOL.  Thanks for the input.  </p>
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<p>The time we caught the egg it was every other day, like doctor said. The 3 months before we did it more frequently, and it failed for any number of reasons. I don't think it was really due to BDing too much, but who knows.</p>
 

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<p>Once every 2 - 3 days.  I start around CD 9 (anticipating O around CD 14 - 15) and make sure it's at least every 3 days.  We have 2 kids already so sometimes that's all we can manage!  Though I think we ALWAYS did it that way.  If you do it TOO often your guy won't have time to make new sperm, so you don't want that!  They can also live easily 2 - 3 days and up to 5 days inside you so I think every other day is perfectly sufficient. :)</p>
 
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