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How long do women ovulate?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 30 years experience
One moment: Ovulation happens at one moment in time, so you can talk about an ovulation day. Symptoms can go for several days, but this is not several days of ovulation.

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A 18-year-old member asked:

When do women ovulate?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Midcycle: Ovulation almost always occurs 14 days before the menstrual period starts, and the new cycle starts the first day bleeding begins. The normal menstrual cycle can be from 21 to 35 days long. So ovulation can happen anywhere from 7 to 21 days after the period starts - depending on the cycle length. Most women start a period (and new cycle) every 28 to 30 days - so they ovulate 14 to 16 days later.

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