Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:45:00 GMT | By Sarah Hecks
How to have baby-making sex

Let gravity do the hard work



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Sperm can be notoriously lazy, so it always helps to give them a gentle nudge in the right direction of your cervix. Getting sperm to swim up your fallopian tubes is the key, so give them a helping hand - by letting gravity do some of the hard work - either by lifting your bottom and legs in the air or leaning them against a wall. “A great position to try to help the process is the missionary position with a pillow underneath your hips to give you an extra lift, suggests relationship expert and author of Sex Academy – Essential Lessons in Seduction & Spectacular Sex, Dr Pam Spurr. “It may seem a little boring as a position but the deep penetration close to your cervix will really help with conception. And with lots of caressing and stroking of your erogenous zones during penetration it won't seem boring!”

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