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If at First You Don’t Conceive, Try, Try Again (and Don’t BD Until Your CM Is EW)

There’s a myth promulgated by high school Sex Ed classes nationwide: having sex gets you pregnant. Sure, some women seem to grow a bump merely by caressing a virile man. But not me, and not millions like me (officially, the CDC reports nearly 11 percent of all Americans suffer ‘impaired fecundity’ — a nicer way of putting it). And while my thirty-something-year-old friends believe the recession fostered a baby boom, anecdotal evidence of baby strollers crowding Park Slope does not a trend make — The Atlantic reports that births in the U.S. fell to a 12-year low in 2011. READ MORE