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Ovulation (Overview)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be fertilized by the sperm.


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Is the pull out method safe during ovulation?

Is the pull out method safe during ovulation?

NO!!!!: ...To get pregnant, your sperm needs to enter her vagina during or around the time she was ovulating. At times, there is the rare chance that "pre ejaculate" or "pre-cum as a slang" has some sperm cells in it, so please do not rely on the Pull-out method for Birth Control! You are playing with Fire, and you will eventually get burned! ...Read more

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Ovulation (Overview)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be fertilized by the sperm.


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What is ovulation and when will female ovulates?

What is ovulation and when will female ovulates?

Ovulation: Ovulation is when an egg is released from the ovary. This occurs differently for each person. Most women will ovulate approximately 14 days before her next menstrual cycle though. ...Read more

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How do you test to see if you are ovulating?

How do you test to see if you are ovulating?

Ovulation timing: The most reliable non invasive test for timing of ovulation is a urine test that you can do at home. Basal body temperature is also good but more cumbersome. ...Read more

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How does ovulation works?

How does ovulation works?

Ovulation Process: Ovulation (release of the egg) is a complex interaction of the brain (hypothalamus), pituitary and ovary. The ovary actually controls the cycle. Fsh stimulates the follicle and 1 ovulates (most receptive of 500+ that grow each cycle), estrogen from foll is signal to brain to trigger ovul (lh). Ovul releases egg and starts genetic meiosis. Fertility drug (hcg ) is similar to lh, others affect above. ...Read more

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Is pain during ovulation normal?

Is pain during ovulation normal?

Mittelschmerz: About 1 out of 5 women experience pain during ovulation, also called mittelschmerz. It can last anywhere from a few minutes to up to one to two days and usually manifests as one-sided cramping pain. Most over-the-counter pain relievers can help. ...Read more

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Does ovulation happen at 60day cycle?

Does ovulation happen at 60day cycle?

That would be: unusual. If a woman ovulates it usually occurs 14 days prior to her period. So if she had a 30 day cycle - it might be at day #16. If she had a 24 day cycle it might be at day #10. So, a woman with a regular cycle would ovulate once per each cycle. ...Read more

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I think i'm experiencing ovulation pains. How do I know that's it for sure?

I think i'm experiencing ovulation pains. How do I know that's it for sure?

Ovulation chart: You should ovulate about midcycle. If you chart your periods, beginning with the first day of your period, you should ovulate midway to the next first day. You can also do basal body temperatures to follow your ovulation. The definitive test would be to have an ultrasound to check, but it is not necessary if you know when you ovulate. ...Read more

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What are the signs that you are begining to ovulate?

What are the signs that you are begining to ovulate?

Several: Prior to ovulation, 50% of women have cervical mucous production, you can have a positive ovulation detection kit, if doing bbt's, your temperature will raise .4-1.0 f. Some women get ovulation "pain" and in some, an increase sex drive. Can always do an ultrasound can can show a pre-ovulatory follicle. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When do women ovulate?

When do women ovulate?

Midcycle: Ovulation almost always occurs 14 days before the menstrual period starts, and the new cycle starts the first day bleeding begins. The normal menstrual cycle can be from 21 to 35 days long. So ovulation can happen anywhere from 7 to 21 days after the period starts - depending on the cycle length. Most women start a period (and new cycle) every 28 to 30 days - so they ovulate 14 to 16 days later. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having ovulation?

Normal cycles: Women who ovulate regularly are likely to have regular cycles. Ovulation itself is sometimes associated with transient cramps, occasional midcycle spotting, occasional episodes of painful intercourse, and of course being fertile. ...Read more

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