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Answered 2011-04-26 10:20:25

It can take several hours for the sperm to travel to the upper portion of the uterine tubes where they meet an egg ready for fertilization.


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It usually takes between 3-5 days for Sperm to reach & fertilize the egg.

when the egg and sperm meet the egg is then fertilized with the sperm and 9 months later eventually a pregnancy will occur.

When the egg and sperm meet this may lead to fertilization and thus conception. This isn't always the case, sometimes sperm will not be able to penetrate the egg to fertilize it.

The egg and sperm meet in the fallopian tubes, normally.

It takes about day or two to get the sperm to the egg. You will know when your pregnant.

It only takes sperm a few minutes to get inside of an egg.

It can take 12 - 72 hours for human sperm to reach the egg.

In humans, sperm and egg meet in the Fallopian tubes. The egg continues to move to the uterus. If the egg was fertilized, it will stay in the uterus and grow.

If you are asking "how long does it take for the sperm to fertilize the egg once it penetrates the egg wall?", it is instantaneous. That's what "fertilized" means. If you are asking "how long does it take the sperm to fertilize the egg once it enters the female body?", there is no exact answer. it could take from a few minutes to a few days.

Some fish egg and sperm meet in water outside the body.

In any species of animal the sperm and egg meet in the uterus where the embryo attaches to the uterine wall. If the sperm in egg meet in any other location an ectopic pregnancy results.

it takes up to 1 week for sperm to fertilize an egg depending on how fast the sperm swims

In humans the egg and sperm normally meet in one of the Fallopian (egg) tubes.

Because the sperm will die if it doesn't fertilise the egg. Survival at its basics.

No. For pregnancy to occur there has to be a sperm connecting with an egg. Sperm can swim to find the egg in the woman's body, so if some sperm get into the vagina of a woman, they very well may make it to meet an egg.

the sperm has to meet the egg cell or cells

In the fallopian tube.

I believe this happens right away just as soon as the egg and sperm meet.

In the sexual organ of the female's body, where they meet and fertilize the egg.

Because the egg can no longer get to where it can meet the sperm.

Fast-swimming sperm can reach the egg in a half an hour, while others may take days. The sperm can live up to 48-72 hours.

In the Fallopian tube. (the tube that attaches the egg to the uterus)

it is in the fallopian tube

The Ovalry Releases an egg and and the sperm travels through the fallopian tube to meet the egg.When They Meet they form A Zygote then it develops into an Infant

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