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what are signs of ovulation and can you ovulate while on you're period?

Posted by nikki

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Generally the answer is no- you can't ovulate on your period and I'll explain here after I answer the first half of your question.

The signs of ovulation coming physically is an increase in the fertility of your cervical mucus(CM).  As your ovulation approches your CM will turn from sticky and creamy (like lotion) to watery or eggwhite.  Your window of fertility begins when either watery or eggwhite CM is present- even if it is only a streak in creamy CM. 

Some women who know what they are looking for can tell which side they ovulate from. 

There are ways of detecting LH (lutenizing hormone) pre-ovulation and that is what ovulation predictor kits, ovulation monitors, and a techique called ferning (which uses a small microscope and your saliva) detect.

If you are temping your post menstral temps will/should be pretty steady.  Then as your estrogen drops and your progesterone rises you will see a spike in temps that then remain on that level (I hope that made sense). 

Ok as far as ovulation while on your period.  Like I said before, this does not generally happen.  You see to ovulate your body needs the time to develop a mature egg- this usually  happens in the time from bleed to ovulation (approx. 14 days). Now it is possiblde if a woman bleeds for about 7-10 days and has a history of early ovulation (anything before CD 14).


I hope this answered your question. Feel free to drop me a line if you need clarification on anything I've written here. :D

I have just figured out that I Ovulate three day's after my period so I know that I need to have time with my husband the day before I end my period, then a day after that. My closest Friend Ovulates the day after he period and got pregnant that last day of her period. So I have to agree with that fact that you can not get pregnant during your period but however just after you can. just keep doing those Ovulation test's and find out when you are ovulating and then from there you can get a general Idea as too when you can!! :)

Omg..I normally start my period on the 14th of every month, never late. However last month I had it on the 6th. Me and my guy had unprotected sex on the 18th. I bathed straight away. I was lying down when I had some really right sided pain , I couldn't breath I thought I was going to die. 


I had heart burn and something in my throat, sleepy & drained. 

Then the next day Am not sure if I had my period or spotting for one day on the 2nd it wasn't the same colour as my normal bleed was a bright red and some sticky see through glue like.Then nothing after. My period never came on the 6th or the 14th but am still bloated and tummy making sounds.

I had flu like symptoms for 4 days the loss of appetite now am bloated and burping as well as constipated.  

I 1st did a preg home kit and it had a deep line and a faint line then I had a blood test last week Monday it was neg and a preg home kit  which was also neg. 

I started discharging so I went to the GU she said I had B.V. and gave me antibiotics she did a internal examination, saying that my cervix is in the middle.  She advised me to come back in 2 week as it was to early to check. But Now I don't know if it was my body playing games. I would love another baby but I can not tell. 

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