ovulation

How pregnancy happens: The science
How pregnancy happens: The science (13 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We all know that babies don’t really come from the cabbage patch or a stork’s beak, but how much do you really know about getting pregnant? Yes, you have to have sex and it’s something to do with egg and ... Read More »

Weight loss improves sexual function, not fertility
Weight loss improves sexual function, not fertility (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. “Obesity in women has been linked to lack of ovulation and thus infertility,” said Richard Legro, professor ... Read More »

Tips for getting pregnant
Tips for getting pregnant (17 votes, average: 4.76 out of 5)

If you’re having sex with the intention of getting pregnant, you’re probably wondering if all the rumours about how to have sex to get pregnant are true. Is there a special time to have sex? Can a guy masturbate and ... Read More »

3 weeks pregnant: Key points
3 weeks pregnant: Key points (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Changes for mum Fertilisation, should it occur, usually does so on the first day of week 3 of pregnancy, 15 days after your last menstrual bleeding began and 24 hours after ovulation, which typically occurs on the last day of ... Read More »

2 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum and baby
2 weeks pregnant: Changes for mum and baby (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Changes for mum Luteinising hormone and other hormonal changes Your body has already begun producing luteinising hormone, which is responsible for the final maturation of a single egg, housed in the single ovarian follicle which has become dominant. The dominant ... Read More »

2 weeks pregnant: Key points
2 weeks pregnant: Key points (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Changes for mum Week 2 of pregnancy ends with ovulation, that is the release of an egg from your ovaries for fertilisation, which usually occurs on the first day of week 3 of pregnancy. In the lead up to ovulation ... Read More »

2 weeks pregnant
2 weeks pregnant (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The second week of pregnancy also occurs before you conceive. It is usually around the second week (day 10-14 following the beginning of your last menstrual bleeding) that ovulation occurs. Conception, the process through which your egg and your partner’s ... Read More »

3 weeks pregnant
3 weeks pregnant (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The start of the third week since the beginning of your last menstrual cycle (15-21 days) is the first week of your baby’s growth. If you have an average-length (28 day) menstrual cycle, your egg and your partner’s sperm will ... Read More »

 
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