Some Lubricants Can Reduce Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

 

Did you know that vaginal liquids or jellies that are used in addition to a woman’s natural lubrication can affect your ability to conceive a child?

Sperm motility is one of the main indicators of successful fertilization.

A study compared the effects of vaginal lubricant, baby oil, olive oil and saliva on sperm movement. It showed that even at very low concentrations, all lubricants except baby oil reduced sperm motility and changed the trajectory of their movement, reducing the chances of fertilization.