A 21-year-old male asked:
do you ovulate before or after your period?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Michael Dugan answered
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: Roughly halfway between cycles, so after one and before the next.
Answered on Feb 1, 2013
Dr. Stephen Sudler answered
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Before: Ovulation causes changes to the uterine lining preparing it for pregnancy. If conception does not occur, the change in hormonal levels (dropping) causes menses (the lining is shed) to occur and the menstrual cycle to begin again. Women who do not ovulate, often do not menstruate.
Answered on Jan 29, 2013
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