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    Can Orgasm Help You Conceive?

    If you're having an orgasm every time you have sex, congratulations. If you're not, don't worry about your chances of getting pregnant. It doesn't make any difference, Brown says.

    The idea behind the orgasm-fertility myth is that muscle contractions during an orgasm will draw the sperm farther up. But it's not true. No study has found it makes any difference, Brown says.

    Orgasms can be helpful when you're trying to conceive. If having regular orgasms encourages you to have more sex, that's great -- because having more sex will raise your chances of getting pregnant.

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