When would my ovulation occur?


Q: I am newly married and i got my menses last 7th june 2011 and i usually get my menses every 25th or 27th cycle..I want to know when my egg ovulate and when i should have sex to become pregnant.I mean at what date if i do i will have chance of giving birth


A:   Ovulation usually occurs around day 14th of a regular 28 day cycle (subtract or add days based on your cycle length). If your periods vary in length each time, you may take the average of previous 3 to 5 cycles and calculate the average length of your periods. No single date can be calculated, since ovulation time and day may be different every cycle. You may try for the baby a few days before as well as a few days after the estimated date of ovulation, because once deposited inside, sperms can live for up to 3 days to fertilize the ovum. Since you had your last period on 7th June, your most fertile days would fall between 15th to 22nd June.


Related Q&A

Q: What to take if you dont want to be pregnant and your period hasn't come for a month

Q: I rubbed my penis over my girlfriend's vagina. I did not ejaculate. It was covered in pre-ejaculate though and I had ...

Q: Hi I'm a 17 year old female and two weeks ago I started taking the contraceptive pill. Unfortunately I wasn't infor...

Q: If I my girlfriend and I were grinding naked during ovulation or the day before and I had Precum on my finger and fin...

Q: Had sex on day 14/15 of my cycle which is usually 27/28 days. We used a condom but it broke . He wasn't near ejacula...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon