How long does it take sperm to fertilize an egg?

Answer On One Hand: Fertilization and the Female BodyThe female egg lives for about 24 hours, but sperm can survive in the female body for three to five days, according to the Mayo Clinic. Sperm can take ... Read More »

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How Long Can You Store Sperm at a Sperm Bank?

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How long does it take the egg to fertilize And how many eggs does a women drop during ovulation?

It depends on when you have sex in relation to when you ovulate. It takes a few minutes to a few hours for the seprm to swim up into your tubes. If the egg is there waiting, fertilization would h... Read More »

How long can you store sperm?

Sperm is best stored in test tubes via a gradual freezing process using liquid nitrogen vapor. While each individual’s sperm may react differently to this process, sperm can store indefinitely, a... Read More »

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 »