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What is the luteal phase of a period?

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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: After ovulation

The luteal phase of the menstrual cycle is the time from ovulation until the first day of the next period.
It typically is the fixed part of the cycle and usually lasts 14 days in a normal menstrual cycle.

In brief: After ovulation

The luteal phase of the menstrual cycle is the time from ovulation until the first day of the next period.
It typically is the fixed part of the cycle and usually lasts 14 days in a normal menstrual cycle.
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