How far can sperm travel?

Answer Sperm move at 10 miles an hour during ejaculation then travel about 1 inch per 15 minutes, according to SpermGetting pregnant

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How long does it take for sperm to travel to the egg?

The first sperm can reach the egg within 15 minutes of ejaculation, according to the Singapore Science Center. However, it takes at least seven hours before the sperm are able to fertilize the egg.... Read More »

Can sperm travel on the skin?

Sperm is very sensitive to temperature and other factors in their environment, and cannot live for long outside the body. For this reason, while some resilient sperm may live up to a couple of hour... Read More »

Can sperm travel through fabric?

According to the American Pregnancy Association, a very slight possibility exists that sperm could travel through fabric. If semen has completely saturated the fabric, and the fabric then comes int... Read More »

How long does it take sperm to travel to an egg?

According to the Science Centre of Singapore, once the sperm enters the vagina, it can reach the woman's Fallopian tube within 15 minutes. At this point, the sperm is stored for at least seven hour... Read More »