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Are all the artificial lubricant not sperm friendly??

By Anonymous February 16, 2011 - 5:43pm
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i am planning to try for baby from this month. i was used to use lubricant.nowadays i am trying without any lubricant.but i cannot do because it is so dry.without lubricant it seems like impossible. now what can I do??

Is every artificial lubricant not sperm friendly. plz help me.

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Hi Anonymous

Thank you for your question. According to babycenter.com:
Research has found that vaginal lubricants are toxic to sperm and interfere with the role of the cervical mucus.
Normally, the vagina's own acidic secretions kill sperm, but the alkalinity of the cervical mucus produced just before ovulation protects the sperm. Artificial lubricants prevent the sperm from reaching the cervical mucus quickly, so they die in the acidic environment of the vagina before getting inside the uterus. (There is one brand of lubricant on the market, called Pre-Seed, that is said to be designed not to damage sperm.)
Here is the link to the article:
Best of luck in trying to conceive!

February 16, 2011 - 6:39pm
(reply to Maryann Gromisch RN)

thanks a lot.

February 17, 2011 - 11:01am
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