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First time TTC and a TMI question

Hey there! Hubby and I went off the pill a couple of months ago and this is our first month really TTC. 

Here's the TMI part. I have a really bad thing with germs/dirt. It's an issue but manageable for the most part. Basically, I just have to wash my hands/body a lot. I bathe twice + a day normally. More in the summer.  After we have sex, I always clean off really well. I've heard this can prevent pregnancy - or make it tougher. Any advice on this? Anyone else also HAVE to wash off and have experience with getting pregnant under these conditions? I've been forcing myself to wait 15-30 mins after sex before washing off. Would this be enough?

 Thanks!  

Re: First time TTC and a TMI question

  • No need to wait.  The sperm are headed to where they need to go.  You might want to read the newbie link/blog.
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  • Thanks :-) I'm on an ipad and totally missed that pinned info earlier. Well go through it ASAP. 
  • I always clean up right after and I have three daughters so it clearly didn't make a difference for me. 
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  • I always clean up after. It's just good hygiene. There's no reason to wait, your hubby's best are already on their way to where they need to go. GL!

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  • I always clean up afterwards, sperm isn't germy though? If it'll make you feel better, buy a pack of those flushable 'toddler' wipes, that's what I use. And sometimes I'll get a maxi pad on afterwards because uh...spermy leakage.

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    And sometimes I'll get a maxi pad on afterwards because uh...spermy leakage.

    Also, I need to start using

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