Ovulation occurs about 14 days after the first day of the menstrual period, so the most fertile day is about8-10 daysafter your period (if your period lasts 4-6 days), but if you have long menstrual cycles, the day you ovulate will be later. So you need to understand what your cycle length is and plan your most fertile day accordingly.
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What are the most fertile days in a menstrual cycle?
If your average menstrual cycle is 35 days ovulation happens around day 21 and your most fertile days are days 19,20 and 21. If you have shorter cycles, say 21 days, ovulation happens around day 7 and your most fertile days are days 5, 6 and 7. Your most fertile days are the three days leading up to and including the day of ovulation.
When do you ovulate on your menstrual cycle?
When you know your average menstrual cycle length, you can work out when you ovulate. Ovulation happens about 14 days before your period starts. If your average menstrual cycle is 28 days, you ovulate around day 14, and your most fertile days are days 12, 13 and 14.
Do you know when you are most likely to be fertile?
Knowing the days you are most likely to be fertile can increase your chance of getting pregnant. The typical menstrual cycle is 28 days long, but each woman is different. There are about 6 days during each menstrual cycle when you can get pregnant. This is called your fertile window.
What is the fertile window of ovulation?
The 鈥榝ertile window鈥?is the day an egg is released from the ovary (ovulation) and the five days beforehand. Having sex (intercourse) during this time gives you the best chance of getting pregnant. What is an ovulation calculator and how does it help you get pregnant?