90% of women don’t know that 2 days before through the day of ovulation is the best time to try to get pregnant.
25% of women don’t know a normal menstrual cycle can vary between 21 and 35 days; 28 days is the average.
Ovulation—the process of an egg leaving the ovary and traveling into the fallopian tube—occurs at about day 14 of an average 28-day cycle. Here’s how it works:
Like blood pressure and heart rate, a woman’s menstrual cycle is a sign of her overall health. Menstrual irregularities — such as missing a period or having a heavier-than-usual period — could signal a health problem. To learn more, visit http://go.usa.gov/8a3H.
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