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Day of ovulation

26 January, 2003

Question:

Shalom. Is it possible to ovulate later than day 15 in my cycle if my longest cycle ever was 31 days (usually it's between 28-30)? Thank you.


Answer:

Yes. Ovulation is generally 14 days before your NEXT period. Therefore, if your cycle is 30 days long, you would expect to ovulate on day 16. Ovulation predictor kits can be purchased in pharmacies. They cost about $30 (U.S.) for a one-month kit and can help you determine the actual day of ovulation. 


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