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What exactly does fertile and ovulating mean?

What exactly does fertile and ovulating mean?

Fertile: Fertile means you have the ability to achieve a pregnancy. Ovulating is the term used when the woman's ovary releases an egg each month. ...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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What does late ovulation means?

What does late ovulation means?

AFTER 14 DAYS: Ovulation is expected in 12-17 days after onset of menses. If its happening then its called late ovulation. ...Read more

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What does ovulation discharge mean?

What does ovulation discharge mean?

Cervical mucous: After ovulation, the ovaries make progesterone which causes the cervical mucous to become thin and slippery -- which can also lead to a noticeable discharge. ...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 does ovulation mean? What actually happens?

What does ovulation mean? What actually happens?

Ovulation: Its the process of releasing an egg (or two) from the ovary. After ovulation, the space where the egg came from forms a cyst, called the corpus luteal cyst, which starts making Progesterone to help get the uterus ready for a pregnancy. Once the egg comes out, it will only last an hour or two, so for fertilization (and pregnancy) to occur, it has to fall into a pool of sperm. ...Read more

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What do the terms anovulation and ovulation mean?

What do the terms anovulation and ovulation mean?

Terminology: Ovulation refers to the release of an oocyte (egg, ) usually around the mid-cycle, from a woman's ovary. Anovulation simply means the absence of ovulation, or not ovulating. There is a wide range of ovulatory dysfunction between these two extremes, involving ovulations that may be unpredictable, infrequent, and in other ways abnormal. ...Read more

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What does spotting during ovulation mean?

What does spotting during ovulation mean?

Normal: Spotting at ovulation occurs when a small amount of bleeding occurs at release of the ovum and travels into the uterus and out.....Its normal but don't RELY on it for Birth Control!! Dr Z ...Read more

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What does ovulation mean .. and fertilition?

Definitions: Ovulation is when an egg is released by the ovaries, which usually happens in women each month. Fertilization is when that released egg meets sperm from a male, causing a series of events to occur which, barring any problems, typically results in a baby about nine months later. ...Read more

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What exactly is spermatozoa?

What exactly is spermatozoa?

The sperm.: Spermatozoon is a fancy way of referring to a single sperm. Spermatozoa is pleural, referring to many sperm. They carry the male genetic material in a cellular package that includes a head, a middle piece, and a tail called a flagellum. ...Read more

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What exactly does conception date mean? Is that the day of intercourse?

What exactly does conception date mean? Is that the day of intercourse?

Fertilization: It's the day the egg is fertilized. Hence, there is no 'exact' conception day for most people since no one knows for certain when her egg fertilized (at least not at home.). ...Read more

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What does spermatozoa means?

Spermatozoa: This is another name for the sperm produced in the testies. ...Read more

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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 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 multiple ovulation?

What is multiple ovulation?

More than one egg: In normal human females, one or much less frequently two follicles release eggs that could be fertilized and produce pregnancy. The older a woman gets, the more likely she is to have multiple ovulation. It is much less likely to ovulate three follicles or more. This though explains the spontaneous occurrence of twins and triplets. ...Read more

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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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What is oligoovulation?

Less ovulation: oligoovulation means that you do not ovulate every month ...Read more

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Positive OPK but no ovulation detected. What does this mean?

Not always accurate: Odks are a convenient way to help time ovulation and the timing of intercourse, they are not always accurate. They can occasionally be positive but other more accurate signs of ovulation, like ultrasound, Progesterone levels and endometrial biopsy indicate that you did not ovulate. Mostly, however, when positive, odks indicate ovulation. May want to try a different odk or other tests for ovulation. ...Read more

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Please explain what does fertile mean during a woman's period?

Please explain what does fertile mean during a woman's period?

Conception: a women;s fertile time, is the time in the cycle when it most likely for pregnancy to occur ...Read more

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What does ttc mean?

What does ttc mean?

Trying To Conceive: People use TTC to say they are trying to get pregnant and have a baby. (TTC stands for Trying To Conceive) ...Read more