Our expert says:
It is true that sperm may survive for up to 5 days in the female genital tract but the fertility potential of the sperm towards the end is markedly decreased. This is because the motility is much more sluggish and therefore the penetration capacity is reduced. Therefore if you ovulated on Day 14 of your cycle, which would be your 5th day post intercourse, the chances of conception would be significantly reduced.
Answered by: Dr M. I. Cassim
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