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What Happens during Ovulation

What Happens During Ovulation Getting knowledge of your menstrual cycle is very critical to predict your ovulation and chart the fertility. Here you will find answer for different questions that comes in your mind including: what happens before you ovulate, what happens after your ovulation and what happens at the time of your ovulation or during ovulation.

Predicting your periods of most fertility

Understanding that how the cycle of menstrual works and what happens when you start ovulate is the only key that can predict the ovulation successfully. But the question is what happens exactly at that time. For knowing this, let’s have a look at the variation of fertility and its complete concept. When you start ovulate, in that period there are more days of infertility as compared to the days of fertility. Fertile days are days in which you get higher chances of getting pregnant or conceiving a baby. In fertility days, there also come days of peak fertility. By determining the time of peak fertility and planning everything according to these peak times, you can get more chance to become a pregnant.

The dynamics of fertility

Fertile period of a woman remains for about one week during the menstrual cycle. While the peak fertility periods happens in this duration but lasts for few days only before ovulation. There are several reasons behind this period of most fertility. The foremost thing that happens is the increase of cervical fluid. Once the quantity of this cervical fluid increases, consistency is mucus also changes at the same time. By this changing, it develops a strong and healthy medium to sperm that can help them in surviving and moving freely. By giving a fertility environment to sperm, they can be able to live for long days. Timing is very important in fertility because the egg can survive only for 24 hours. When the ovulation starts; the temperature of body increases in order to make hospitable and warmer environment for the eggs that are fertilized. At this moment the cervix also begins to rise and soft and then it starts to open up.

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Hormones and ovulation: the release of the egg

When you start evaluating, changes of different hormones in your body take place. In the start of menstrual cycle, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) activates the ovaries for nurture the eggs. Follicles along with ovaries start developing egg. The follicles that carry these eggs secrete the estrogen. When the menstrual cycle starts development; the follicle holding the developing egg starts moving to the ovary surface. With estrogen, the uterine lining increases in diameter and expand. Estrogen also helps in increasing the flow of blood to the uterus. Progesterone develops the glands of uterine lining in order to create secretions that help in nourishing a fertilized egg after its implantation in the womb. Sometimes first days of implantation accompanied with implantation bleeding. Learn more about reasons of its appearance.

How to know when do you ovulate

If you want to get pregnant then you should know that when you ovulate. When the egg releases to uterus, this process occurs regularly and it makes interaction with the menstrual cycle of woman. As the conception happens when the women start ovulating and at that time women find their cycle. Hence, they can get the higher chances for the conception.

There are several ways that can help you to find when a woman ovulates. The ovulation process starts after the menstrual cycle of a woman but it does not occur immediately. Ovulation period depends on the menstrual cycle and it may happen for nine to eighteen days. The average women’s menstrual cycle is 28 days and it happens 14 days after your last periods.

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Some women have short menstrual cycles and they normally ovulate one week after their menstruation while some women face with long menstrual cycle and so they ovulate after three weeks. If you do not know the complete duration of your cycle and you are not sure about it then you can make a chart to figure it out easily. Besides this, you can also consult your doctor to get suggestion for getting ovulation kit.

Ovulation symptoms and signs

Ovulation is actually the process if releasing a single and mature egg that comes from a follicle and develops inside the ovary. The ovulation normally happens regularly on 14th day of 28 day cycle of menstrual. Quite often closer to the the mid-cycle of menstruation a woman may feel ovulation pain. The mature egg is capable to fertilize in 12 to 48 hours before staring disintegrate. There are so many days in one month in which most women are fertile, they fertile more in the days of ovulation. If you are trying to become pregnant then it is good if you do sex every next day during your ovulation. If you are trying for the conception then by predicting the period of your ovulation, you can increase of chances of becoming pregnant. The easiest way to predict your ovulation is simply counting your days of ovulation. You can check ovulation calendar and fertilization calculator to understand about your most fertility period. If your menstrual cycle is regular then this method is best for you.

Delores C. West is a compassionate healthcare professional with a focus on women's health and wellness. As a certified nurse-midwife, Delores is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to women throughout their reproductive journey. With a warm and nurturing approach, she empowers her patients to make informed decisions about their health and well-being. Delores's expertise in women's health makes her a trusted resource for individuals seeking personalized and compassionate care. Connect with her on LinkedIn to learn more about her commitment to women's health and wellness.