At one point or another you have googled these questions – After sex, how long will his sperm live inside my body? How long will sperm last in the female body? As an infertile, you have asked “Doctor” Google this question for the following reasons:
- You had baby-making sex on Tuesday but you didn’t ovulate until Thursday.
- You had baby-making sex on Saturday and then his parents dropped by for a surprise visit on Sunday and during ovulation Monday. And you didn’t get a chance to do it again.
- He had an f!#!king business trip during your peak ovulation time and you wanted to make sure you ‘did it’ the day before he left or the second he arrived home.
In the privacy of your own home, you have googled this question. But according to Google, so has millions of other crazy infertiles as well. And Google doesn’t always give you just one answer. He will tell you a variety of answers but you will just keep searching until you find an answer you like.
Google: Thanks for your question, Infertile Betsy-Sue. Yes, there is a chance you could still get pregnant if your husband left on Monday and you ovulated on Friday. One of the sperms actually emailed me on Thursday to grab a beer.
As an infertile, you ask Google just about everything. Most answers terrify you and google never seems to tell you the answers you need to hear. “Google, am I pregnant?” “Google, my right breast seems larger than my left. Am I pregnant?” “Google. I had cramping after watching an episode of Dexter. Did my IUI work?” “Google, what’s the best way to fake a smile after cousin Martha tells me she accidentally got pregnant?”
A better question really is – Google, how can I stop asking you all my infertile questions? Easy answer. Log off and go enjoy your day.