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How do I know if I ovulate every month? I get my period every month but I don't know if I ovulate every month.

How do I know if I ovulate every month?  I get my period every month but I don't know if I ovulate every month.

Ovulation predictor: Women who don't ovulate don't have regular periods. An ovulation predictor kit is a good way of confirming that you are ovulating - get from a pharmacy, don't buy a monitor. Start testing every day from day 10 in your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). Test between 10 am and noon. If you test for a couple of months and it's not working see your OB or a fertility specialist if ttc. ...Read more

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Can you not ovulate and still get your period every month?

Can you not ovulate and still get your period every month?

Absolutely not: ...Unless you are using cyclic medication like birth control pills: that's what they do, give you a pharamacologic 'period' every month while not ovulating. ...Read more

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How is it possible to get your period every month but not ovulate?

How is it possible to get your period every month but not ovulate?

Happens: it does happen. it means you have abnormal bleeding not really periods. the only way to confirm that is by ultrasounds and bloodwork during your cycle. ovulation kits will not tell you since they are often incorrect ...Read more

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When I have myself period, does that mean I am also ovulating? Like my system is good to try for a baby soon? I get a 7 day period every month.

When I have myself period, does that mean I am also ovulating? Like my system is good to try for a baby soon? I get a 7 day period every month.

Generally true: When someone is having regular, cyclic, predictable periods it is highly likely that they are ovulating about 14 days before their period comes. That is true in most cases. ...Read more

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I don't get my period every month, does this mean it will be harder for me to get pregnant? I have been taking the at home ovulation test for 6 months now, we are having sex atleast three times a week, i've been laying on my back in bed for 10-15 min. Aft

I don't get my period every month, does this mean it will be harder for me to get pregnant? I have been taking the at home ovulation test for 6 months now, we are having sex atleast three times a week, i've been laying on my back in bed for 10-15 min. Aft

If : If you don't get your period you are either pregnant or you did not ovulate. If you are not ovulating you can not get pregnant. Usually an ovulation predictor kit will not be positive when you are not ovulating. If you are not ovulating you should see your doctor to determine why you are not ovulating and offer you treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I know you can have an period every month and not ovulate how is that possible and how do I know if I have ovulated or not?

I know you can have an period every month and not ovulate how is that possible and how do I know if I have ovulated or not?

Ovulation test: Usually regular periods means ovulation. However, it's possible to have regular periods and not ovulate (but unusual). I'm not sure the mechanism. Doing ovulation testing will help to know. Also, a doctor can order a Progesterone blood test for 1 week before an expected period which will confirm ovulation. ...Read more

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6 months without bc and my period every month is very light that lasts a little over a week is it normal? Am i still ovulating?

6 months without bc and my period every month is very light that lasts a little over a week is it normal? Am i still ovulating?

Ovulation: If you are having regular menstrual cycles, it is very likely you are ovulating. It is not unusual to see a different nature to your menses off birth control. ...Read more

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