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What is the normal period cycle?

What is the normal period cycle?

Cycle versus menses: A normal menstrual cycle (which runs from the first day of one period until the next one begins) can vary from 21 to 42 days in length. The actual length of the menstrual flow or period normally ranges from 1 to 7 days. ...Read more

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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 ovulation and menstrual period the same thing?

Is ovulation and menstrual period the same thing?

No!: Although they are each tied to the other. Ovulation happens around mid-cycle: a mature oocyte (egg) is released from the ovary. If the egg is fertilized by sperm, then the menstrual period will not start. If bleeding and cramping (roughly) 2 weeks after ovulation, this is called the menstrual period. ...Read more

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What is the ovulation cycle of a woman with irregular period?

What is the ovulation cycle of a woman with irregular period?

It's confusing: One of the reasons a woman can have an irregular menstrual cycle is because she is ovulating at different times in her cycle. In general women ovulate about 2 weeks after ovulation. If someone ovulates late - her period will come later than expected. That can make trying to figure out when ovulation occurs very frustrating for women with irregular cycles. Please see your obgyn for help. ...Read more

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On about what day of the menstrual cyle is an egg released?

On about what day of the menstrual cyle is an egg released?

14 days before mense: The egg is released by ovulation which typically occurs 14 days before your next expected period. In a classic 28 days cycle, this is day 14. In irregular cycles, it can be impossible to predict. Checking basal temperatures, cervical mucus and urine ovulation tests can help to pin down timing. There are programs on line to help you or ask your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What is a typical ovulation cycle?

28 days: The typical ovulation cycle is the menstrual flow d1-5, follicle development d5-13, ovulation d14, and the luteal phase d15-28. The cycle then restarts. ...Read more

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What is time of ovulation?

What is time of ovulation?

14 days before: Ovulation occurs 14 days before you have your period. You can use your past history of determine the likely days of ovulation. You can also use a home ovulation kit if you are trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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What is the average BBT throught a womans cycle?

What is the average BBT throught a womans cycle?

There is none: Bbt is used to detect the approximate one degree shift that occurs after ovulation when Progesterone is secreted. ...Read more

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What is an ovulation calendar?

What is an ovulation calendar?

Record of menses: An ovulation calendar is a record of the days of the menstrual cycle with symptoms. For most women, cervical mucous appears d 12-13 of a natural cycle. At ovulation there may be a mild ovarian cramp or pain day 13-15. Ups and downs of mood develop along with swings in ovarian hormones. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ovulation and fertile days?

Very little.: I suppose, technically speaking, ovulation is a single even that happens when the egg is released from the ovary. Then, you have about 5 days that follow after ovulation when you are most fertile. If you have a period cycle of about 28 days, ovulation is usually around day 14. Making days 14 - 20 your "fertile days." this is important if you are trying to conceive. ...Read more

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What is the most fertile period for pregnancy?

What is the most fertile period for pregnancy?

Ovulation timing: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to when you actually ovulate and have intercourse every other day for a total of five times to help ensure sperm are there when you ovulate. ...Read more

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What are the exact dates to use ovulation kit my cycle is 28 days?

What are the exact dates to use ovulation kit my cycle is 28 days?

Mid-cycle: Typically, ovulation is 14 days before the onset of menses. I suggest that you start about 2-4 days before expected menses. So, start about day 12 and continue to day 20 or about a week. I hope this helps - best wishes. :). ...Read more

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What is happening during the first 6 days of the menstrual cycle?

What is happening during the first 6 days of the menstrual cycle?

On Period: Technically, the menstrual cycle starts on the first day of the period. Most women are menstruating during part or all of the first 6 days of the menstrual cycle. Menstruation is the shedding of the uterine lining. After menstruation, the uterus must re-generate the uterine lining in preparation for ovulation around day 14. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the duration of a normal menstrual cycle?

What is the duration of a normal menstrual cycle?

24 - 32 days: Gynecological textbooks say that cycles between 24 and 32 days are normal. The count starts on the day a woman starts her period, which can be just slight spotting, before normal flow sets in and stops the day before the next period starts. Ovulation is length of cycle minus 14 days. The second half of the cycle after ovulations needs to last for 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the kreb's cycle?

What is the kreb's cycle?

Chemical reactions: The krebs cycle is a series of chemical reactions which is used by all aerobic living organisms to generate energy through the oxidization of acetate derived from carbohydrates, fats and proteins into carbon dioxide and water. ...Read more

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What is the normal bbt before ovulation ?

What is the normal bbt before ovulation ?

Varies w/ individual: The key take away is that after ovulation the bbt rises from wherever it was before to 1.5 to 2.0 degrees centigrade ...Read more

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What is ovulating/ovulation?

What is ovulating/ovulation?

Ovulation =: ripe egg is discharged from the ovary. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy after the ovulation period is it really only 5%?

What are the chances of pregnancy after the ovulation period is it really only 5%?

Hard to say: The rate of pregnancy per month is about 10-15. %. If timing the ovulation, and i assume you mean just after ovulation, it mat be higher. It's new to humanity to time ovulation, i would be considering the 15% range. If way after ovulation, theoritcally it is low; human error is high, however, thus 50% of pregnancies in the us are unplanned. Good luck. ...Read more