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What does ovulation date mean

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Not necessarily: There are so many causes of spotting its hard to use this as a sign of ovulation. Some women do spot when they ovulate but this isn't common. If you... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 27 years experience
That day or close: Conception date is usually an estimation based on regular monthly periods. Typically you ovulate 14 days before your next period is due. Hope that h... Read More
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Depends: You could have ovulated anytime in a 72 hour window.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Normal ovulation occurs approximately days 13, 14, or 15. Day16 is just slightly later than usual.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Sperm ejaculated into the female can survive longer than 48 hours hence has apple time to fertilize the egg released on the 24 th.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maggie Carpenter
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not necessarily: Once you ovulate the egg needs to travel to and down the fallopian tube. The egg lives for about 24 hours so you could conceive the day after. Dating ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
Radiology 29 years experience
Within 4 days is : No real difference. There is nothing magical about either date, except for 2 things: 1. If the LMP is different from the early OB us dating by mor... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes and No: If talking about one cycle, a woman can't get pregnant before she ovulates because the egg hasn't arrived yet (so the sperm can't get to the egg). The... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not necessarily: EDC means Estimated Date of Confinement and the emphasis is on the word "estimated" until more accurate information is available later in pregnancy f... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
It is possible: Whenever you have a manipulation like that it can change the course of your menstrual cycle. Give it a few months and things should get regular again.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Glassner
Fertility Medicine 37 years experience
No: The earliest you can conceive id your ovulation date. The sperm can fertilize for 72 hours but the latest fertilization date is one day after ovulatio... Read More

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