Timing of ovulation depends upon the duration and regularity of menstrual cycle of female partner. If cycles are regular i.e. 28 to 30 days, usually, in normal circumstances, ovulation occurs fourteen days prior to expected periods. If cycles are irregular then prediction of ovulation is difficult, in such cases you can take help of ovulation tests or consult your gynecologist.
Which tests are available for detection of ovulation?
Normal ovulation is defined as rupture of the ovarian follicle with release of an oocyte. The most common means of assessing ovulation in the menstruating woman include basal body temperature (BBT) recordings, cervical mucus changes, testing of luteinising hormone (LH) surge and serial ultrasound scans.
What should be the time of intercourse to achieve a pregnancy?
Timing of intercourse depends upon the duration and regularity of menstrual cycle of female partner. Usually, in normal circumstances, ovulation occurs fourteen days prior to expected periods. So, in general if a female partner is having a regular cycle of 28 to 30 days, she should have intercourse daily or alternate day from day 12 to day 18 of menstrual cycle to have a pregnancy. If cycles are irregular then prediction of ovulation is difficult, in such cases you can take help of ovulation tests or consult your gynecologist.
What is Superovulation?
In this treatment medicines like Clomiphen Citrate, Letroze & hormonal injections of FSH & LH or recombinant FSH are given daily to get more than one follicle which then are made to rupture by giving injection of HCG. This process increases chances of pregnancy by 30-40%. The risk of multiple pregnancy & ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is there, so this is to be done judiciously.
After intercourse why semen comes out of vagina?
Normally vagina can accommodate upto half to one milliliter semen which is sufficient for normal
reproduction. When husband's semen volume is more than this amount, the remaining semen may come out of vagina after intercourse. This will be not the cause of your infertility.