>
>
>
Conception
I want a baby! Everything you need to know
Article in images




When are my most fertile days?

 

In order to conceive, you need to have unprotected sex at the right time of the month, ie during your most fertile period, which is ovulation, or when an ovary releases an ova, or egg. Remember that a cycle is measured from the first day of your period, to the first day of your next period. In a normal 28-day cycle, ovulation takes place around the 14th day, in a 35-day cycle, it is around the 21st day, but fertilisation can take place a few days beforehand. Your fertile period usually starts four days before ovulation, ending 24 hours afterwards.




  
  

Sarah Horrocks
29/03/2006
Reader ranking:2.4/5 
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
The best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!Time management tips: Get more done in less time
The Best Bubble Braid Styles As Told By Instagram50 Of The Prettiest Sternum Tattoos To Decorate Your Underboob
Latest… 21/11/2017
Guides
Videos
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy: The Effects On Your Baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
Video: Dr Chris Steele on preparing for pregnancy
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...