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How long does ovulation last?

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Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Not that long

Ovulation is quick process that lasts on a matter of minutes.
The egg is fertilizable for about 12 hours. The sperm however can last in the cervical mucus for 2-3 days extending the fertile period out.

In brief: Not that long

Ovulation is quick process that lasts on a matter of minutes.
The egg is fertilizable for about 12 hours. The sperm however can last in the cervical mucus for 2-3 days extending the fertile period out.
Dr. Seth Derman
Dr. Seth Derman
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Dr. Christina Enzmann
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 24 to 48 h

After ovulation the egg is around for fertilization for 24-48 h.
That's it

In brief: 24 to 48 h

After ovulation the egg is around for fertilization for 24-48 h.
That's it
Dr. Christina Enzmann
Dr. Christina Enzmann
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