Ovulation in 15 questions
Ovulation calculator
Pregnancy guide
>
>
>
Am I pregnant?
Are you expecting? The first signs to look out for...
Article in images


The date of conception

 
The date of conception

You’ll be asked again and again for the date of your last period, ie the first day of your last cycle. This will help to pinpoint the beginning of your pregnancy, but it isn’t totally accurate: you can have a cycle with periods but without ovulation, and also the time of ovulation can vary. So don’t just take the 14 days after the start of your period as your most fertile time! Couples who are trying for a baby shouldn’t just limit their baby-making to the usual time of ovulation (between the 10th and 17th day of the woman’s menstrual cycle).





  
  

Sarah Horrocks
13/09/2008
Reader ranking:5/5 
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Celebrities At Fashion Week: Front Row CelebsNext Week's Coronation Street Spoilers
Amanda Seyfried: Style FileThe best festival hairstyles: Celebrity festival hair
Latest… 07/12/2016
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
First Aid For Parents - could you save your child's life?
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

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