Ovulation And Pregnancy

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Ovulation And Pregnancy

When it comes to pregnancy, a lot of question occurs in our mind. When we read magazines and articles, we come across a lot of new things which we did not know earlier. These new things can prove as enlightenment, but on the other hand, create some queries too.Today, we will discuss some queries related to Ovulation And Pregnancy.

In this article we will discuss about how many days after ovulation a women can get pregnant, signs of fertilization, cervical mucus method, positive ovulation results and many more.

In This Article

How Many Days After Ovulation Can You Get Pregnant?

You can get pregnant after ovulation. But the time period is very short. You can only get pregnant when your body releases an egg between twelve to twenty-four hours. With the help if cervical mucus, the sperm can be alive in a woman’s body for five days maximum. An active sperm reaches the fallopian tubes in about six hours. If the sperm is already present in your body or if it goes shortly after the egg is released, then you might get pregnant on that day even after ovulation.

Do You Ovulate During Early Pregnancy?

There is a lot of stuff available on the internet and magazines that make us believe that it does not happen. The answer to the above-asked question is a straight forward no. When you become pregnant, the body is well aware of the fact, and it adjusts itself according to it.

Further, it would not take any such action to release eggs or go for ovulation while you are pregnant. The uterus, tube, and ovaries work very closely with each other, and hence they shut down the ongoing process and shift their focus on the embryo. The uterine lining keeps itself in place to support the growth of the baby, hence no periods during pregnancy.

What Are the Signs of Fertilization After Ovulation?

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The pregnancy starts occurring in women after six to twelve days after fertilization.

  1. At this stage, women may experience pregnancy symptoms such as breast tenderness, bloating, food cravings, increased nipple sensitivity, headaches, and muscle aches. But do remember these can cause symptoms that can also be because of increased levels of progesterone, which are usually present in the last stages of the menstrual cycle.
  2. Between days seven to ten, some women may also come across light bleeding or spotting. This process is known as implantation bleeding. Although, this can also be due to an early miscarriage, also known as a chemical pregnancy.
  3. Other symptoms of early pregnancy are darkening in the color of the nipples, fatigue, food cravings, and increased urge to use the bathroom and changes such as cramping or diarrhea.

[Read : 14 Early Signs of Pregnancy]

What is the Cervical Mucus Method?

Cervical Mucus Method
The cervical mucus method or the Billings Ovulation Method is used for natural family planning. This is also commonly referred to as fertility awareness-based methods. In this method, the doctors make careful observations of the mucus patterns during your menstrual cycle.

Before the time of ovulation, there is a change in the cervical secretions. This gives an environment to the sperm to travel through the cervix, uterus, and then finally to the fallopian tubes and, ultimately, the egg. When you recognize the changing patterns of the cervical mucus, you will be able to predict your ovulation.

This will help you determine that when is the most favorable time (where there more chances of conceiving). This would help the couples who want to have a baby in planning out the things. Whereas, it would help the couples, who do not want a baby to plan things accordingly.

[Read : How To Detect Fertility Period With Cervical Mucus?]

Do You Still Get Ovulation Mucus If Your Pregnant?

Ovulation And Pregnancy are interlinked. In the early weeks of your pregnancy, the cervical mucus would change in its color and consistency. It may become stickier, white, or yellow mucus, which we also knew as leucorrhea.

During the pregnancy, the vaginal discharge keeps on changing. After ovulation, there would be less discharge. Even some women may also see dry days. Some women may also experience implantation bleeding that would stop in 24 to 48 hours.

Does Ovulation Occur During Pregnancy?

The answer to this question is no. Ovulation cannot occur during pregnancy. When you are already pregnant, your body is already well aware of it, and its prime focus is to keep the growing embryo safe. The uterus, ovaries, and tubes focus on the embryo and not on having another ovulation. The uterine lining that broke down in the cycle remains in place now to keep the baby in place. So, no ovulation is possible.

[Read : Does Ovulation Occur During Pregnancy?]

What If the Ovulation Test Shows a Positive Result?

A positive ovulation test clearly shows your ability to get pregnant. If in any way, you are unsure of your ovulation result, you can always read the booklet that comes along with it. A positive test indicates the luteinizing hormone surge. The ovulation can easily occur in text twelve to thirty-six hours. This always varies from individual to individual.

What If You Had Period While Pregnant?

The answer to this question is simply a total no. You cannot be pregnant if you are having your periods. But you can experience spotting in early pregnancy, which is light pink or light brown.  If there is heavy bleeding and your pregnancy test is positive, it’s better to receive medical assistance. Also, shooting is in the early stages for 24-48 hours.

I hope that these answers were helpful, and we were able to solve all your queries. It’s very important to possess the correct information. Otherwise, it leads to illusions, and we start worrying about things that would never actually take place.

Read Also: Can You Get Pregnant While On Your Period?

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