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10 Surprising Fertility Facts We Bet You Didn't Know

Sure, you may know your stuff when it comes to temping and taking your prenatals, but trust us, there's a lot more to understanding your fertility than that.

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You only have a 15-percent chance of conceiving each month.

We know how it is -- when you’ve been TTC for awhile, it’s hard not to notice all the pregnant women who seem to be sprouting up everywhere. But the fact is, couples in their thirties having unprotected sex only have a 15-percent chance of conceiving each month, and it usually takes about eight months until you get a BFP. (One study also claimed that most couples have sex about 104 times before seeing a positive pee stick.) So ignore the Octomoms out there, and keep the facts in mind before you get discouraged.

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