When Do You Ovulate? Is It During Your Period Or After?

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Joe Gilbert Profile
Joe Gilbert answered
You are most fertile about 12 to 14 days after you have had your period. There is a way that you can find out when it is, precisely, that you ovulate however. Firstly, take your temperature every morning when you wake up. Before you get out of bed and before you use the bathroom, you need to take your temperature. Remember this temperature, and when you see a drop you will be about to ovulate. The temperature will continue to increase on the following couple of days, and will eventually come around 0.4 to 0.6 degrees higher than the temperature you usually record.

You should also try and observe any discomfort you have in the abdominal area. Some women will experience sharp pains in the lower part of their abdomen when they start ovulating. You can also get a rather severe pain in the side or at the bottom of your back. The pain generally lasts a rather brief time, though.

You should also be aware of any discharge. When you are about to start ovulating, the cervical mucus will become much thicker and more like water. However, when you’re actually ovulating then you should expect the cervical mucus to be more like a raw egg white, in looks and in its consistency.

You should also be sure to notice any changes in cervix colour, which is yet another indication of you ovulating. The normal colour of the cervix should be pink, however, when you ovulate the colour changes to a more pale colour, or slightly blue. If you are trying to conceive and you are having trouble then see your doctor. They will be able to provide you with even more help and perhaps find out why it is you can’t seem to conceive, even during ovulation.
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Anonymous answered
Ovulation occurs prior to each month's period under normal circumstances. When the egg is not fertilized, the uterus then sheds its lining--which your body prepared as place for a fertilized egg to embed itself and begin to grow an embryo/baby.

After your period, the cycle begins again... your body starts to create a lining in the uterus that will support a fertilized egg and nourish the embryo.
Angelene Botelho Profile
You usually ovulate 14 days before your day 1 of bleeding
Mary-Anne Profile
Mary-Anne answered
You ovulate roughly 14 days after the 1st day of your last period. You have a 3-5 day period in which you are fertile, And sperm last about 5 days.
Amanda Hukill Profile
Amanda Hukill answered
Most women ovulate 10-14 days after the first day of their period. There is a test that is similar to a home pregnancy test that you can purchase at a drug store for under $15 that can help you see exactly when you ovulate as all women are different. Hope this helped!
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Anonymous answered
I started my period   june 14th and it went till june 19th then it stoped, normally my period lasts for 7 days, I did have sexual intercourse during my period and after the sex I stopped bleeding. I don't know if maybe the condom broke? Or what couldve happened. Help??
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Anonymous answered
My husband and I are trying to get pregnant and I have pcos. I have been to the doctors and am still going but I need to know if I ovulate before  during or after my period.
corry Profile
corry answered
Everyone's cycle is different . Most do ovulate on day's 10-14 but not all I for example ov on day 17. You can track your own cycles on mymonthlycycles.com after a few cycles you can click on the perdicters they have an ovulation one. Or you can start by tracking your body basel temp and cervical mucas this takes a few months to know for sure another helpful site to do this is fertilityfriends.com hope this was helpful.
Erin Lamke Profile
Erin Lamke answered
You ovulate before your period. Ovulation is when the egg goes into the tubes, remember ovulation before menstruation.

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