When you're trying to conceive, also known as TTC, your sex life is not just about cuddles and orgasms — it's about making a baby. However, there are some myths about TTC sex that need to be busted, right now. You're going to have a lot of feelings trying to make sense of TTC sex myths. Because following them could be keeping you from your ultimate goal.
Everyone from your female family members to Google-happy friends love to offer you unsolicited advice on your sex life when you're TTC. Which is great. But what's not great is how the misconceptions about conception have the power to leave you feeling wounded, like you're doing something wrong in the most sacred of places: the bedroom.
But, don't psych yourself out. The most important thing to do when you're having trouble making sense of TTC sex is to talk to your physician. You might even consider going to see a fertility specialist, if you've been having lots of unprotected sex and are not getting pregnant. And of course you're going to go to the internet when you can't sleep after you've done it on your side, your back, his side, and lots of other positions that are supposed to help get you pregnant. When you do, remember that there's nothing wrong with you. And also, the following should clear up some TTC sex fact versus fiction.