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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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Is it possible to conceive after ovulation? My ovulation date was suppose to be 12/05/2012 but the pregnancy test came out positive three weeks late.

Is it possible to conceive after ovulation? My ovulation date was suppose to be 12/05/2012 but the pregnancy test came out positive three weeks late.

Let me explain: During the time of ovulation, an egg is available to be fertilized for only about 12-24 hours. But since sperm can live in the body for 3-5 days and then the egg is available for one day, your most fertile time is considered to be about 5-7 days. ...Read more

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I ovulated yesterday. I had sex during this time to conceive. Day after ovulation i woke up with cold. Is this a first symptom of conception?

I ovulated yesterday. I had sex during this time to conceive. Day after ovulation i woke up with cold. Is this a first symptom of conception?

Too early: There are no symptoms that are reliable at this point in the human reproductive cycle. Sperm travels from the vagina to the fallopian tube in order to fertilize the egg. This can happen anytime up to 5 days. When symptoms appear it is after the BHCG levels start to rise. If you feel you have a cold try over the counter remedies and if not improved see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How likely is it to conceive one day after ovulation?

How likely is it to conceive one day after ovulation?

20-30% chance.: Depending on your age, conception after unprotected, consummated vaginal intercourse one day after your ovulation may be as high as 20-30%. ...Read more

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Can I conceive 2 days after ovulation?

Can I conceive 2 days after ovulation?

Yes!: You can conceive practically anytime you are not on bcp's. Some times are less likely than others but the risk of pregnancy is never zero when you have unprotected sex and working ovaries. 2 days after ovulation is a more likely time period to get pregnant than 2 weeks before ovulation. ...Read more

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Ovulation: is it possible to conceive before ovulation, or you must only conceive during or after ovulation? And how long can sperm live inside cervix

Ovulation: is it possible to conceive before ovulation, or you must only conceive during or after ovulation? And how long can sperm live inside cervix

Impossible: It is impossible to conceive before ovulation because the egg hasn't come out yet. Sperm that made their way past the cervix can live about 3 days (occasionally longer, but that's hard to prove in an individual woman). ...Read more

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Are there any chances to conceive if had intercourse after ovulation ?

Yes, but . . .: Average egg lasts just 24hrs after ovulation so while sperm can live much longer, you'd have to engage in unprotected sex soon after ovulation. If you're trying to conceive, it's best to start having sex prior to expected ovulation. Check out http://goo.gl/gte2I6, http://goo.gl/FQHKHg & http://goo.gl/9YaAj2. Make sure you're as healthy as possible. Eat healthy foods, exercise regularly & sleep ...Read more

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My period is always on time and i'm trying to conceive and a week after ovulation i seem to be having a period? Is it period or pregnant?

My period is always on time and i'm trying to conceive and a week after ovulation i seem to be having a period? Is it period or pregnant?

Too early to tell: If you really are just a week after ovulation, it is too early to be having a period and too early for even a blood test to detect a pregnancy. You need to be a little patient and see what happens over the next two weeks. ...Read more