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12 Feb

Ovulation post early period
Good day doc, I have a consistent 28 day cycle with the occasional early or late period (never more than 2 days out give or take). My question is, that when my period comes early, when would I ovulate? Is it the usual 14 days after, or would it be the date still based on my 28 day cycle? This past month for example, my period came 2 days early, but I still felt ovulation symptoms on the days according to a 28 day cycle. Thank you. Regards, Gemma.
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GynaeDoc

03 Mar

The ovulation symptoms are not that precise. You may ovulate a day earlier or later if your cycle is slightly different, but you cannot predict exactly from the symptoms. That is why it is suggested that you have sex from 4 days before you ovulate to 4 days after if you are planning a pregnancy.



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