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how long is ovulation and how do know the sperm reached the egg? will ovulation stop or you start feeling sick?

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2008mom0209

Asked by 2008mom0209 at 2:27 PM on Oct. 23, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • On average you ovulate only one day. You won't know if the sperm met the egg until you miss your peroid and/or get a positive pregnancy test.
    SandraBeth

    Answer by SandraBeth at 2:30 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • http://www.askdramy.com/ovulationcalc.html
    Baby1114

    Answer by Baby1114 at 2:41 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

  • Once your egg ripens and releases it lives for about 24 hours. Sperm can live 3-5 days depending on how the "environment" of your body is (Ph/Acid balance can kill sperm faster) -- as other Moms have said... the way you "know" they actually met up -- is several weeks later when your body produces enough pregnancy hormone to show up in a urine test.
    Serafyna

    Answer by Serafyna at 2:47 PM on Oct. 23, 2008

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