When does ovulation occur?

What is ovulation?

Ovulation occurs when the ovum is released from the ovary. One or more ovaries are released from the ovary during each menstrual cycle. Usually, 15-20 ovaries are formed in the ovary, the best of them is released from the ovary.

When the ovum is complete Only then can it be released?

It then goes into the fallopian tube, which connects the ovary and the uterus. Ovulation and the release of various hormones are regulated by the hypothalamus, which is a part of the brain.

When does ovulation occur?

If you know the time of your ovulation then your chances of pregnancy increase. Although it is difficult to determine the exact day of ovulation, this usually happens 12 to 14 days before the next menstrual period begins. Keep in mind that this is an average estimate, ovulation can occur a few days before or after this period.

The menstrual cycle usually lasts 28 days. Consider the first day of the period as Day-1. It is estimated that your ovulation may occur within 10 to 15 days. If your menstrual cycle is irregular then it can go up or down a week. Sometimes it can go up to a month or more. Once the ovum is released it has a lifespan of 24 hours. If it is not fertilized within this period then it is spoiled and has to wait till the next period. On the other hand, the lifespan of your partner's sperm is much longer. It lasts for about five days after intercourse.