Today (January 2) is said to be national baby-making day, so named as it's the most popular day of the year to get busy in the hope of getting pregnant.

According to a study, most couples will be having sex at 10.36pm today in the hopes of having a September baby.

The UK’s most common day to be born is September 26 - 38 weeks after January 2, which is the length of the average pregnancy.

Apparently because of a desire for a September baby to be eldest in the school year, wanting to spend time together before going back to work and having sex to cure post-New Year hangovers,60 per cent of wannabe parents will make love on Tuesday night.

Couples also say it’s a good day to have sex because all the festive drinking and partying is over.

Researchers at found that 71 per cent of couples will try different tricks to increase their chances of conceiving. These include:

Wearing socks in bed

Eating McDonalds fries after sex

Wearing frozen underpants

Drinking pineapple juice

Eating dark chocolate every day

Siobhan Freegard, founder of, said: “Falling pregnant isn’t always easy so couples who have been trying a while will attempt almost anything to help.

''While there isn’t much medical science to back up these tips, our members swear they have all helped and we have hundreds of bouncing new babies to prove it.

''As long as you have fun trying, it’s always worth giving it a go.”

So what do you think? Let us know what you’ll be doing at 10.36pm.