Revealed! The best sexual position to get pregnant

The position you and your partner assume during and immediately after having sex, can 'significantly' alter your chances of becoming pregnant.

Updated: Oct 09, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Washington: When it comes to spicing up things in the bedroom, different sex positions certainly do the trick! But do you know that when it comes to getting pregnant, different sexual positions play a significant role too!

Such is the opinion of fertility expert Dr Marilyn Glenville who believes that the position you and your partner assume during and immediately after having sex, can 'significantly' alter your chances of becoming pregnant.

As per reports by Daily Mail Online, 'the man-on-top position has the best chance of getting a woman pregnant.'

"The rationale is that this position allows for deep penetration so the man's sperm can be ejaculated as close to the cervix (the opening of the womb) as possible."

Although there is no scientific proof backing Dr Glenville's claims, she offers an explanation, saying the closer the sperm cells are to the egg boosts their chances of reaching it.

Citing logic, she says that any position that "goes against gravity" - the woman on top, or having sex sitting or standing up - will "discourage" the sperm's journey.

Another option is the man entering the woman from behind, with her kneeling in front of him and her bottom higher than her head, according to Dr Glenville.

However, 'spooning' is a no-go because the "penetration angle is not so deep".

So, as they say sometimes traditional things really work!