Neither partner needs to orgasm to make a baby but there is growing evidence that the female orgasm may aid fertility. This research is still very shaky but one study showed that women who orgasm retain more sperm in their bodies post-sex and another found that uterine contractions (which occur during orgasm) may help move sperm in the right direction.
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