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Can you tell me exactly when is a woman most and least fertile?

Can you tell me exactly when is a woman most and least fertile?

Fertile time: 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

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...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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How to know when a woman is fertile?

How to know when a woman is fertile?

Around mid-cycle: For example, if a woman has very regular 28-day cycles, Day 1 would be her first day of period bleeding, Day 14 would be her estimated ovulation date (so have sex once or twice a day from Day 10 through Day 16 if trying to get pregnant). Her next period will be due 28 days after her last period started. She can just grab a calendar and count the days. ...Read more

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At what age is a woman most fertile?

At what age is a woman most fertile?

At your age: Young women in their teens and early 20's are the most fertile. Fertility declines with age, but not significantly until after 30. ...Read more

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How many days a month is a woman fertile?

How many days a month is a woman fertile?

1-2 days: One, maybe two days in a normal cycle. People think its longer because she might conceive from intercourse several days earlier than her 'fertile period.'. ...Read more

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Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Why does a woman's fertility decrease as she ages?

Eggs: All women are born with a finite number of eggs. As women go through life, there is a decrease in egg number. In addition, there is also a decrease in egg quality. Reduced egg quantity and egg quality are rsponsible for the reduced fertility as women go through life. ...Read more

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How can a woman know when she is no longer fertile?

How can a woman know when she is no longer fertile?

Trends: On average women stop being able to conceive about 10 years before their menopause. Estimates are that only 50% of women age 40 can conceive any longer. Blood testing can be done to estimate fertility potential, but it's not usually conclusive. Talk with an obg or your primary if you want to pursue this. ...Read more

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When are woman most fertile? And how can a woman tell?

When are woman most fertile? And how can a woman tell?

14 days premenstrual: If you are having predictable menses then you should ovulate 14 days before your next cycle starts. If day 1 is the day that you start your period then most people ovulate around day 14 (based on a 28 day cycle.) if your cycles are longer (maybe 35 days apart) then you will ovulate later (35-14=day 21.) if your cycles are shorter (maybe 25 days apart) then you will ovulate earlier (25-14=day 11.). ...Read more

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What medication is best for increasing fertility in woman?

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What medication is best for increasing fertility in woman?

Clomiphene or Femara (letrozole): The choice of medication depends on the type of patient, but the first line of treatment is clomiphene, an oral medication used to induce follicular growth and ovulation. It is inexpensive and relatively safe, but can lead to multiple pregnancies (8%) and supresses the uterine lining. Femara (letrozole) is an oral alternative to Clomiphene that does not affect the endometrium. Both are equally effective. ...Read more