Frequency of Intercourse for Better SpermThere seems to be a debate out there over how often to have sex to get pregnant. Many sources say every other day or every 48 hours to give the man a chance to replenish his sperm supply. However, this interesting article from BBC news claims that men with damaged sperm may be better having intercourse every day. Read more:
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One UK expert said daily sex might be better for men with damaged sperm.
This research shows that when you put people on a daily ejaculation regime, it reduces the figure for DNA damage
Professor Allan Pacey, British Fertility Society
The Australian scientists studied 42 men whose sperm had been found to be an abnormal shape when examined under the microscope.
They were told to ejaculate daily for seven days, and these samples were compared with those taken from them after three days' abstinence.
All but five of the men had less sperm damage in their daily samples compared with the post-abstention sample.
Dr Allan Pacey, the secretary of the British Fertility Society, said that while not having sex allowed the numbers of sperm to build up, there was a "trade-off" between quality and quantity.
"This research shows that when you put people on a daily ejaculation regime, it reduces the figure for DNA damage.