To improve the chances of conceiving, there are a few ovulation methods you can use. These methods are intended to determine the moment you could have intercourse, so that the chance of fertilization is increased. It is important that you take into account the following points:
- An egg cell is only viable for one day;
- Sperm cells live for three days;
- The amount of a woman’s fertile days is not precisely known and can vary.
What can you do?
- Calculate the ovulation
By using this method you can calculate when you can expect your ovulation. By filling out the first day of your last period and the average amount of days your cycle usually lasts, your next ovulation date will be calculated. This calculation is dependent on the (ir)regularity of your period. Click here to calculate your next ovulation date.
- Use the fertility chart
By using the fertility chart, you can determine your most fertile days based on your cycle length.