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Does a late period mean late ovulation?

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Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Ovulation

A longer menstrual cycle could mean a longer follicular phase (the time before ovulation) this is variable although usually about 14 days.
The luteal phase is the days after ovulation which is constant 12-14 days. It could also indicate that you are not ovulating.

In brief: Ovulation

A longer menstrual cycle could mean a longer follicular phase (the time before ovulation) this is variable although usually about 14 days.
The luteal phase is the days after ovulation which is constant 12-14 days. It could also indicate that you are not ovulating.
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