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How Long Following Ovulation Can A Human Egg Cell Can Survive
Up to 24 hours: From ivf experience, the egg loses its ability to fertilize 1 day after it is collected from the ovary. In a natural cycle, the woman is fertile for 1 day after she ovulates. To maximize conception, intercourse should occur for 3 consecutive days after the LH surge. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
About a day: Women don't know exactly when they ovulate, so it's always an estimate. After ovulation, her egg will be fertile for about a day. That means she is truly fertile during just one of those days in her "fertile period". She should have sex throughout her "fertile period" so live sperm will just be hanging around waiting for the egg to pop out, at which time she will truly be fertile, for about a day. ...Read more
What day in a womans 28 day cycle does she ovulates? Is it possible to ovulate early? How long does sperm survive? How long an egg is available?
Hours/No: The sperm fertilize an egg over the course of a few hours. The egg is only able to be fertilized for about 12-18 hours, so we usually recommend sex every 2 days during the fertile week to make sure sperm are in the tube when the egg ovulates. Ovulation can occur between day 6-21 and about 3% of ovulations occur during the days of the expected menses. This happens because cycles vary so much. Best. ...Read more
If sex on april 15 how long would it take to conceive? (of course as egg is ovulated sometime in there) days after or weeks?
Is it normal to ovulate around day 20 and have 33-36 days cycle? What about the egg quality on long cycle / delayed ovulation?
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