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the expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle)
The formation of ova or eggs in the ovary, and the discharge of the same. In the human female the discharge occurs about halfway between menstruation times.
The release of an ovum from the ovary.
Ovulation is the phase of a female's menstrual cycle in which a mature egg is released from the ovarian follicles into the oviduct. After ovulation, during the luteal phase, the egg will be available to be fertilized by sperm. Concomitantly, the uterine lining is thickened to be able to receive a fertilized egg. If no conception occurs, the uterine lining as well as blood will be shed during menstruation.
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The discharge of an OVUM from a rupturing follicle in the OVARY.
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Nobody really knows why but has something to do with ovulation.
The Pill prevents ovulation by changing your levels of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.
If women are not ovulating, it's a relatively simple fix, you can usually fix it with oral meds that induce ovulation. There are also injectable forms. If that's the only problem, it's a very effective form of treatment.
The reason that it’s not always true is because women are only fertile a few days a month, but that window is very different from woman to woman. Some women can have a 21-day cycle and some can have a 35-day cycle, and for the woman that has one week in the luteal phase (the time between ovulation and when you have your period) if she bleeds for seven days, she’s going to start ovulating while she’s still bleeding, and sperm can live for three days, so women can get pregnant if the length of their period is long.
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