A 43-year-old member asked:
what does ovulation mean? what actually happens?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Johnnie Ham answered
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Its the process of releasing an egg (or two) from the ovary. After ovulation, the space where the egg came from forms a cyst, called the corpus luteal cyst, which starts making Progesterone to help get the uterus ready for a pregnancy. Once the egg comes out, it will only last an hour or two, so for fertilization (and pregnancy) to occur, it has to fall into a pool of sperm.
Answered on Jan 9, 2015
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