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How Precise is Pregnancy Planning using the Ovulation Calend

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Hello Doc! I have a question about my period. Before I had my misscarriage I always started on the 8th, it was 29days. After my m/c it was always on the 13th, 32days. Well last month was my first time trying to get pregnant and I started on the 9th,28days. Will it be easer for me to get pregnant now since it kinda back to normal? And I would like to ask if you look up your ovulation days on the ovulation calender, how right are they? Like I started my period on the 9th and it said that my ovulation days are the 19-23rd, that I ovulate on the 23rd.

Thank you, Doctor!
Heather


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replied May 26th, 2006
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In your case, it seems that conceiving is not a problem ...but keeping the pregnancy is. The date of ovulation is relatively precise and predictable in women with a regular cycle, and therefore conecption can be planned. Ovulation occurs 14 days before Day 1 of menstruation. For example: your period started on the 9th of March. Therefore, if your cycle last 28 days, then your next period is due to start on the 6th of April. If ovulation occurs 14 days before Day 1 of your period, then your ovulation date is (was) March 23rd. You can also use ovulation tests to exactly determine an ovulation date.
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