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Does late period mean late ovulation

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Ovulation: A longer menstrual cycle could mean a longer follicular phase (the time before ovulation) this is variable although usually about 14 days. The luteal ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not necessarily: The cycles can vary in length. While most women will have cycles about 28 to 30 days in length, normal cycles can vary between 21 and 36 days from st... Read More
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: There's no direct relationship between the two.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Sometimes: A late period either means late ovulation or no ovulation. If you count back 2 weeks from the first day of the period this is when you probably ovula... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Usually : One should expect a period about 2 weeks after ovulation so when you ovulate late, the next period is likely going to be late. This is not a hard and... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
14 days before: An easy way to remember ovulation is that it occurs 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days between periods then you can calculate a... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
Fertility Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: The time from ovulation to the next period is usually 12-14 days. This is the most reliable part of the cycle. The time before ovulation can be shor... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: The period will consistently come about two weeks after ovulation, so if ovulation is late the period will be late.
A female asked:
Dr. Gayane Ambartsumyan
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: It really depends. If you ovulated late, then your period will come late as well and you don't know yet if pregnant. Count to 14 days from ovulatio... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
It should ...: The 2nd half of the cycle (luteal phase) starts with ovulation and ends with a period, or goes on into pregnancy. Most luteal phases should be 13-14 d... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Both : Ovulation occurs 14 days before the onset of the next menstrual cycle. A 28 day period for example produces a day 14 ovulation. A 32 day cycle= day 18... Read More

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