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27 Oct 2009

Two questions...
Since my husband and I talked about ttc, I decided to do some research online and I have two questions that I can' t seem to find the answers to.
Firstly - can saliva affect sperm in any way? I read that it can make conceiving difficult and perhaps even kill sperm cells.
Secondly - is a woman supposed to ovulate every month or are there cases where women who are perfectly healthy, ovulate every other month or something along those lines. I stopped taking the pill about 3 months ago. I did endure a stressful time during my final month on the pill and actually got my period in the middle of my package of pills! And it wasn' t spotting! It continued for about 7 or 8 days and then stopped for about 3 or 4 days and then started again at the time when I should have started. Subsequent to this, my periods have been normal and I was just hoping for insight on ovulation and what is normal and what is not. I don' t like to just panic and run off to the doctor for nothing.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Saliva will not affect sperm.
Ovulation most commonly occurs every month, but some women do skip months due to a variety of factors such as stress.

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