Fertility Secrets Revealed HTML version
● Usually, only one of these eggs will mature. The dominant follicle
suppresses all other follicles. These other follicles will stop growing
About 14 days before your next menstruation starts, the ovulatory phase
● The mature egg breaks out of its follicle. The ovary then releases this
egg. This process is called ovulation.
● Your fallopian tubes grab hold of the egg, using finger-like
● During this ovulatory phase, your cervical mucus increases in
volume and changes its texture. (The cervical mucus is necessary for
conception. It helps keeping the sperm alive while the sperm travels
to your egg.)
Right after ovulation, the luteal phase begins:
● If sperm reaches the egg and fertilizes it, the fertilized egg will travel
through your fallopian tube into your uterus. It will implant itself into
your uterus. You are pregnant.
● If not fertilized, the egg dries up and leaves your body about 2
weeks later through the uterus. The lining of your uterus breaks
down and sheds. Your next menstrual period begins.
The Top 5 Fertility Secrets
1. Finding your most fertile days
Your highest chance to get pregnant is around your ovulation. Your