It is common to hear that ovulation occurs in the middle of the menstrual cycle or on day 14 of the cycle. However, it is important to clarify that this is what happens if it is a regular 28-day menstrual cycle.
In the case of a shorter or longer cycle, the time of ovulation will be advanced or delayed, respectively. As an example, in a 26-day menstrual cycle, ovulation will occur on day 12; while in a 30-day cycle, ovulation will be delayed to day 16.
Read the full article on: How do ovulation calculators work out your most fertile period? ( 82).
By Guillermo Quea Campos M.D. (gynecologist), Laura Garrido B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 09/14/2022