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10 Tips for Optimal Conception

Tell your man to play it cool -- and loose
Boxer shorts are the way to go.
Boxer shorts are the way to go.

Loose pants and underwear, that is. According to Schover and Thomas, sperm count drops — sometimes drastically — when the testicles are constricted or overheated. Tell your partner to avoid hot tubs, saunas, and hundred-mile runs (hot showers and moderate exercise are okay).


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