Every woman's cycle is different, so there is no "right" answer. For most women, ovulation takes place ABOUT two weeks before they start their period, so if you have a short menstrual cycle you might ovulate soon after your period ends, but if you have a longer cycle, you may not ovulate until a couple of weeks after your period. There are ways to tell when you are ovulating. You can take your temp every morning and keept track of the results. Your temp will raise slightly on the days when you are ovulating. You can also check your cervical mucus. When you are ovulating, the mucus will be thin, clear, and very stretchy (sort of like stretchy egg whites). When you can stretch it several inches without it breaking, you are ovulating. You have to check it every day for a month or so in order to be able to tell the difference between this and normal discharge though.
at 1:26 PM on Jun. 14, 2010