The menstrual cycle begins on the first day of your menstrual period (bleeding) and ends on the day before your next period. Your first cycle day (CD) is the first day you see bright red blood. The menstrual cycle is controlled by hormones and female fertility depends on this cycle.

When Is Your Fertility Window?

You only have 5-6 fertile days in your cycle to get pregnant, so when is your fertile window? ... read more »

Women Who Work Hourly Shifts Are More Likely to Miscarry

Many women do not have this type of regularity in their jobs and they have to work hourly shifts that can switch at any time. Besides being exhausting, this type of work schedule can also affect a woman’s fertility and menstrual cycles.  ... read more »

Questions About Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

When women are trying to conceive, they often have questions regarding their chances of getting pregnant. There are several factors that come into play when it comes to getting pregnant. ... read more »

Menstrual Period Calculator and Calendar

Calculate your next menstrual periods for the next 12 months ... read more »

Cervical Changes During Menstrual Cycle (Photos)

Witness the cervical changes that take place during a full menstrual cycle. The pictures below are from a cervix of a 25-year-old woman who has never given birth before. ... read more »

Hyperthyroidism, FSH and LH

Gonadotropin, also known as FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) and LH (luteinizing hormone), could be a cause of infertility in women with hyperthyroidism. ... read more »

Cinnamon May Help Treat PCOS

Adding cinnamon to the diet may be an effective treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 33

Lower backache on day 33. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 32

The cervix is low and open. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 31

Feeling pretty bloated on day 31. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 30

Breasts are feeling heavy now. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 29

The cervix feels dry on day 29. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 28

See what's happening on day 28. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 27

Cervical fluid is tacky on day 27. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 26

Breasts are swelling today. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 25

See what's happening on day 25. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 24

Cervix is high again. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 23

Breast are tender on day 23. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 22

Basal body temperature is starting to rise. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 21

The cervical fluid is dry. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 20

Is mittelschmerz starting? ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 19

Egg-white fluid is now gone. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 18

The cervical fluid looks egg-white. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 17

Certain changes taking place in the cervix now. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 16

There is egg-white consistency now. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 15

The cervix is now open and high. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 14

Cervical fluid is watery on day 14. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 13

The cervix is starting to soften up. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 12

Cervical fluid is white and milky. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 11

See what's happening on Day 11. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 10

Cervix is low today on Day 10. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 9

There is a dry sensation on day 9. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle: Day 8

Cervical fluid is sticky on day 8. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 7

Cervix is low and closed today. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 6

How is cervical mucus on day 6? ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 5

There is very low flow today. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 4

Here's what's happening on day 4. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 3

See up close what the cervix looks like on day 3. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 2

Today is the second day of menstrual bleeding. ... read more »

Cervix Cycle Day 1

It's the first day of menstrual bleeding. ... read more »

Dysmenorrhea: Painful Menstrual Periods or Cramps

Dysmenorrhea is defined as a medical condition that involves pain or discomfort during menstruation. ... read more »

All About the Birth Control Pill

Birth control pills are now more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. ... read more »

Can Ovulation Occur At Any Time During the Cycle?

I've heard that you can pregnant at any time of the month, but I'm not sure that is true. Can ovulation occur at any time during the cycle? Can it happen more than once? ... read more »

Introduction to Breast Cancer: Causes and Risk Factors

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women and the second leading cause of cancer related deaths, next to lung cancer. ... read more »

How Obesity Affects Infertility and Pregnancy

Obesity in men and women has a significant negative impact on fertility, it increases infertility, and it also increases pregnancy complications. ... read more »

What Is Cycle Syncing?

Learn about the four phases of the menstrual cycle and the best ways to eat and exercise during each phase! ... read more »

What is an LH Surge?

There are three phases of your menstrual cycle: follicular phase, ovulatory phase, and luteal phase. In terms of the luteinizing hormone (LH) surge, the ovulatory phase is most important. ... read more »

What Is Implantation?

"What is implantation?" Find out what it is, when it occurs, and what its symptoms are. ... read more »

Donʼt Let These 6 Pregnancy Symptoms Fake You Out

These six symptoms of pregnancy are classic but they don't always represent a pregnancy. ... read more »

Menstrual Cycle Calculator

Is your menstrual cycle regular? This menstrual cycle regularity tool will calculate whether you have regular cycles. ... read more »

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