It is very important to clear it at the onset that there is
no exact best position that can help you get pregnant immediately. You need to
take note that a few simple things takes place one after the other in order to
bring about a successful pregnancy. They are:
- You need to have intercourse
on and around the time of ovulation.
- Penetration of the penis is required to be achieved
while having intercourse
- Penis is inside the vagina when ejaculation happens
When all these aspects are taken care of, you stand the
optimum chances of becoming pregnant regardless of the position that you adopt
to make love.
Here is How the Pregnancy
Actually Takes Place –
When ejaculation takes place the sperms
get shot up inside the vagina. It enters right up to the entrance of the cervix
and often it goes beyond that too. From here the sperm begins to take an upward
journey. The sperm receives help in this ride from mucus present in the vagina
as it gradually moves upward towards the mouth of the fallopian tubes. It is
here that the fertilization actually takes place and the woman becomes
Why are Certain
Positions Considered to be More Effective? Some Myths
It has been said earlier that any position can result in
pregnancy if the above mentioned conditions are fulfilled. However, certain
love making positions are considered to be effective due to the gravitational
So it is important to remember that this belief that having
while standing cannot make a woman pregnant. It is false. If the sperm is able
to reach the uterus and meet the ovum, the woman would inevitably become
pregnant. But this myth follows from this misconception that the sperm will
flow out of the vagina and thus prevent pregnancy.
But in reality, not all of the sperm will flow out. Some amount of it might
remain and then later travel through all the passage and fertilize the egg.
For a pregnancy to happen the sperm needs to be virtually
injected into the cervix so that it meets the egg. And surprisingly this is
exactly the natural process how pregnancy occurs through normal love making.
There is another belief that if the woman lifts both her legs for at least
fifteen minutes after having sex, her chances of becoming pregnant increases
manifold. This is again not the case always. Lifting up the legs has nothing to
do with successful conception. It has also been observed that after having
intercourse at night, the woman experiences a flood of sperm flowing out of her
vagina. This of course does not mean that she may not have conceived the
previous night. This is due to the simple reason that a considerable amount of
sperm has already traveled the course to reach the egg.
Therefore any position can result in pregnancy. But the chances can increase
even if by a hairline, if you can use the natural gravity to your aid while you
are in the act. This entails that in the missionary position when the man is on
the top or in the rear entry position, there are maximum chances that the sperm
is shot up deep in to the woman’s cervix and is allowed to remain there
unhindered. Then it can take its natural course to meet the egg and fertilization
occurs pretty easily. It also helps for the sperm to stay and travel if the
woman places a pillow or cushion under her hips while making love as it
prevents the sperm to flow out of the vagina easily.