Sperm capacitation occurs naturally in the female reproductive tract after ejaculation. As the sperm move through the cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes to the egg, they undergo a series of changes to become capable of fertilization.
By Álvaro Martínez Moro (embryologist), Luis Gijón Tévar BSc, MSc, PhD (embryologist), Dra. Paula Fabra Roca (gynecologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 07/24/2020