reproductive health


Question by  tangman (26)

What is the time frame between ovulation and when you get your period called?

I know that your menstrual cycle is broke down into phases, what phase is between ovulation and starting your period again?


Answer by  CJOVAN (80)

It is called the Luteal Phase. Between day 14 and day 1 of your next menstruation, the body secrets estrogen and progesterone to prepare the uterus for implantation and to sustain a pregnancy.


Answer by  emhaskey (685)

The luteal phase, or secretory phase, is the time from ovulation to menstruation and usually lasts from day 16 to 28, assuming a 28-day cycle.


Answer by  AidansMomma (106)

The time between ovulation and the start of your menstrual period is called the luteal phase. You are not fertile during this time, as the egg disintegrates 24hrs after ovulation.


Answer by  slrdgw22 (178)

The phase after ovulation is called the luteal phase. This phase occurs from the time the egg is released during ovulation until the time either menstruation or a pregnancy begins, on average, about 14 days. It means "yellow body" and grows in the ovary where the egg was released during ovulation.


Answer by  Joe46 (88)

The time frame between ovulation and when you begin your period is called the luteal phase. This phase of the period is airly consistent lasting 10-16 days.


Answer by  mmm (35)

According to the ovarian cycle, this phase is called the luteal phase. According to the uterine cycle, which involves changes in the uterus, this is called the secretory phase.


Answer by  chen2 (508)

Before your get your period, your progestrone level would drop which would cause your endometrium which is the lining of your uterus to break down.It's known as the luteal phrase.


Answer by  wennifred (597)

This time frame is called the luteal phase, and you will often see it abbreviated as LP. It is typically 14 days, but can be anywhere from 8-17 days long (and even shorter).

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