Sperm Motility + Lube

Sperm Motility + Lube

The use of lubricants can have an impact on sperm motility, which refers to the ability of sperm to move effectively. Some lubricants may create an environment that is not conducive to sperm function, potentially affecting fertility. If you're trying to conceive, it's essential to be mindful of the lubricants you use.

Many commercial lubricants have been found to have a negative impact on sperm motility because they can alter the pH of the vagina, contain harmful chemicals, or have components that are toxic to sperm. Some lubricants can also create a barrier that hinders the movement of sperm.


Our water-based, plant-based sex serum Whet was tested for sperm motility, and had significantly better results than the leading brand Pre-seed.  If you want to nerd out, check out the academic journal here.  

If you're trying to conceive and concerned about the impact of lubricants on sperm motility, consider the following tips:

  1. Choose fertility-friendly lubricants: Some lubricants are specifically designed to be fertility-friendly. These products are formulated to mimic the natural cervical mucus and provide an environment that supports sperm motility.
  2. Use natural alternatives
  3. Avoid petroleum-based products: Petroleum-based products, such as Vaseline or mineral oil, are generally not recommended for use as lubricants during conception attempts. They may interfere with sperm function.
  4. Consult with a healthcare professional: If you have concerns about fertility or are experiencing difficulty conceiving, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional. They can provide personalized advice based on your specific situation and may recommend fertility testing if needed.

It's important to note that individual responses to lubricants can vary, and what works for one couple may not work for another. If you have specific concerns or questions, consulting with a healthcare professional or a fertility specialist is the best course of action. They can provide guidance tailored to your unique circumstances.

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