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When does ovulation start?

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Asked by momtobe522 at 11:03 PM on May. 24, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • For women with regular periods de ovulation start 2 weeks after the first day of your period.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:05 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Do you mean each month or how old a girl is when she first ovulates?

    Answer by aeneva at 11:06 PM on May. 24, 2011


    Here is a really good site that should answer all your questions.

    But, ovulation starts at puberty, usually age 12, 13. Ovulation occurs in the middle of your cycle each month. It is different for evryone. You can't really predict it or guess on the basis of anyone else's cycle.


    Answer by minnesotanice at 11:08 PM on May. 24, 2011

  • Everyones cycle is different. It happens different days for every women. The only way to know for sure when you ovulate both by catching it before it happens and confirming it afterwards is through charting.

    Check the book Taking Charge Of Your Fertility and the website for more info.


    Answer by miasmommy21407 at 12:06 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • In general half way through your cycle.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:50 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • About 14 days before you get your period. I was successful in getting pregnant using an inexpensive ovulation predictor kit from the pharmacy. The instructions will give you a good idea as to when YOU ovulate.


    Answer by JSD24 at 11:10 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • JSD24 is correct. It's not right to say "X many days after your period starts" because the period of time between day one of your cycle and ovulation can greatly vary. But, you generally do ovulate about 14 days before your next period. So if you have a 28 day cycle, you'd probably ovulate around day 14. If you have a 32 day cycle, you'd ovulate around day 18. If you have a 25 day cycle, you'd ovulate around day 11.

    Answer by MrsC2011 at 2:52 PM on May. 25, 2011


    Try to use this ovulation calendar tool to trace your cycle and find the date of ovulation.


    Answer by aromatikas at 11:54 AM on Jun. 10, 2011

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