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  • Ovulation is a phase of the female menstrual cycle that involves the release of an egg (ovum) from one of the ovaries.
  • It generally occurs about two weeks before the start of the menstrual period.
  • Most ovulation predictor kits work by measuring the level of luteinising hormone (LH) in the woman’s urine – a rise in LH levels indicates that you are about to ovulate.
  • Some women who aren’t ovulating regularly can be helped by reproductive technologies.

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Reviewed on: 17-05-2018