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When is the most fertile period in a woman's cycle?

When is the most fertile period in a woman's cycle?

Fertility: The most fertile time is usually a couple week before the anticipated onset of your period. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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When during the cycle is a woman considered the most fertile?

When during the cycle is a woman considered the most fertile?

11-15 days: In a woman with regular cycles, the egg is released day 13-15. Sex the night before gives thes best chance of conception. ...Read more

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When is the most fertile period of woman?

When is the most fertile period of woman?

Fertile Period: Most people with ovulate 14 days before a period, and sperm lives in your reproductive track for 72 hrs (3 days) at the most. Your ovulation window is usually day 14 +/- 2 days and sperm can live 3 days so you can get pregnant from 14 +/- 5 days (days 9-19). So having sex every other day from days 9 to 19 will get you covered. ...Read more

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Is there a certain period in the cycle when a woman becomes fertile and can become pregnant from intercourse?

Is there a certain period in the cycle when a woman becomes fertile and can become pregnant from intercourse?

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 time of month is a woman most fertile during her cycle?

What time of month is a woman most fertile during her cycle?

Fertility: Usually a couple weeks before the anticipated onset of the period. ...Read more

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Is there just the one day in a cycle that u could become pregnant (when ovulation occurs)? What are "fertile days" in a cycle?

Is there just the one day in a cycle that u could become pregnant (when ovulation occurs)?  What are "fertile  days" in a cycle?

6 days B4 ovulation: The fertile window is six days leading up to and including ovulation. Since it cannot be known exactly when ovulation occurs and it is know that it can take up to 12 hours for the egg to find and enter the tube, exact timing cannot be done. ...Read more

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When in menstrual cycle women cannot become pregnant? Is this a viable birth control method? What is the likelyhood of conception?

When in menstrual cycle women cannot become pregnant? Is this a viable birth control method? What is the likelyhood of conception?

No: This also known as the rhythm method, which is not a reliable form of birth control. The best options for birth control are condoms, oral contraceptives, diaphragms, and intrauterine devices. Each one of these devices, has there own rate of protection. Which one you use depends upon your preference and medical history, as well as, if you smoke. ...Read more

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When is a women more fertile during the month?

When is a women more fertile during the month?

Ovulation: You are most fertile 1 or 2 days prior to ovulation which happens 14 days prior to your next period. You may also purchase ovulation predictor kits and use them as instructed and will know prior to ovulation. ...Read more

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What days off the menstrual cycle are the most and least fertile to a woman?

What days off the menstrual cycle are the most and least fertile to a woman?

Depends: A menstrual cycle is usually 28 days, with ovulation occurring mid cycle around day 14. You can get pregnant around this time. Sperm can stay active in the body for 3-5 days. If you are not ovulating, you cannot get pregnant. However, everyone's cycle is different. If you want to get pregnant there are ways to help track ovulation. If not, it is best to use birth control all the time. ...Read more

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When is the ovulation period in a 30 day cycle?

When is the ovulation period in a 30 day cycle?

Menstrual cycle: A usual cycle is 28 days, with ovulation in the middle. Your period is called day 1. On a 30 day cycle, you may ovulate on day 16. ...Read more

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When is most fertile period during the month?

When is most fertile period during the month?

Ovulation: When you ovulate which is usually 14 days after the first day of your 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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If a woman's egg is only around for 12-24 hours for fertilization and if its the most fertile time in the cycle, what is meant by fertile days?

If a woman's egg is only around for 12-24 hours for fertilization and if its the most fertile time in the cycle, what is meant by fertile days?

Some Guess Work: The least likely time to conceive is from day one to day seven. If your cycle is different from 28 days on average you have to adjust the calculations – the important thing to remember is that the egg is produced about 14 days before the next period starts. Sperms can live happily 48 hours in the vagina or the uterus so the most fertile time is day 12 to day 16. ...Read more

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What days is a woman most likely to become pregnant during her cycle?

What days is a woman most likely to become pregnant during her cycle?

Midcycle: You ovulate about 2 weeks before your period, or about day 14 in a 28 day cycle. That is when you can become pregnant. ...Read more

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When is the best time of cycle to conceive a girl?

When is the best time of cycle to conceive a girl?

The fertile days: The fertile days around the time of ovulation are the best days to conceive a girl. Those days also happen to be the best days to conceive a boy. It's a win-win situation, either way! ...Read more

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When is a woman most fertile to get pregnant and when during the month she is less fertile please?

When is a woman most fertile to get pregnant and when during the month she is less fertile please?

Ovulation: You are fertile when the ovary releases the egg. This is called Ovulation. Sperm left in the vagina (because they can survive for up to five days) during the five days prior to ovulation are the sperm that will cause pregnancy. ...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

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more