is, the release of an egg from the ovary, is necessary
if you wish to get pregnant. Normally, this happens on
the 14th day from the day your menstrual cycle starts.
Late ovulation is when this is anywhere after the 20th
day. However, late ovulation +
neednít go hand in
hand. While your chances of getting pregnant are
somewhat reduced, it is not such a bad situation. You
can get pregnant even if you ovulate late in your
menstrual cycle; it often happens and women do get
The reason why late ovulation +
linked is because of certain physiological reasons. For
one, during late ovulation, the lining of the uterus gets older for successful
implantation and therefore, makes it less receptive for
fertilization. If you have long cycles on a regular
basis, cycles that last longer than 35 days then you
ovulate lesser than what is considered normal; further
decreasing your chances of getting pregnant. Consider
this; if you ovulate on the 22nd day of your menstrual
cycle and your cycle lasts about 40 days, then you are
ovulating comparatively less (about 9 times a year) than
someone with a 28-day or a 30-day cycle
times a year). Also, with late ovulation the eggs donít
mature properly and as a result, are not good for
fertilization and implantation. Your hormone levels are
not exactly conducive for the eggs, hence decreasing
your chances of pregnancy.
The Myth of Late Ovulation +
The good news is that a
late ovulation + infertility neednít be true for you. Late
ovulation is not the same as NO ovulation, mind you.
With a little bit of a thrust, you will be able to
overcome this. To regulate your menstrual and your
ovulation cycle, you may need to speak with your doctor.
Also, take holistic measures towards this instead of
resorting to quick remedies.
lifestyle for the better. Lead a disciplined routine
smoking/drinking alcohol or any form of substance abuse.
Do not get into any drastic diets; eat healthy, natural
food as much as possible, avoid too much caffeine, sleep
well, stay rested. Do not forget to take your
nutritional supplements such as folic acid and vitamins.
Have spontaneous and fun sex with your partner and donít
get burdened by lack of results. Some traditional yet
very effective treatments include acupuncture and
natural herbs which help restoring ovarian function.
These are natural treatments and will not harm your body