All about ovulation
Recognizing the signs of ovulation
Ovulation is the process of hormonal changes causing the ovaries to release an egg. This happens once every menstrual cycle and ovulation occurs twelve to sixteen days before menstruation. The precise day of ovulation depends on how long the menstrual cycle is. Recognizing the signs of ovulation help you increase your chances of conception.
How the menstrual cycle works
A woman menstruates approximately 450 times during her life. She also has around 450 menstrual cycles - the period between the first and the last day of her period. If you understand how your menstrual cycle works you can find out when you're about to ovulate. Knowing the optimal moment for conception during the menstrual cycle can help you become pregnant.
Discharge helps to clean
From puberty, women's bodies produce vaginal discharge, a transparent fluid that keeps the membranes moist. Discharge keeps your vulva clean and protected.
What is PMS? Find out more, here.
PMS is short for premenstrual syndrome. It's caused by hormonal changes that occur between ovulation and menstruation and can cause issues for lots of women. 80% of women experience physical and psychological effects of varying degrees. Managing PMS effectively can impact your life in many positive ways.