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Interesting Facts About Ovulation and Conception

How long does ovulation lasts?

 Ovulation is the moment when a mature egg emerges from its follicle. This process lasts for just 15 seconds. Thus, detecting ovulation is impossible. However, this does not mean you need to know the exact time of ovulation to conceive. After ovulation, the egg lives between 24 – 48 hours and this is the most favorable period for fertilization.

 How much sperm is ejaculated during one sexual intercourse?

 An average man releases between 150 -250 millions of sperm cells per ejaculation. It is approximately one teaspoon. However, only some hundreds will reach the fallopian tube and the rest will simply die. Only the fastest sperm cell can meet and fertilize the egg.

 What is the size of an egg and sperm cell?

 An egg cell is the biggest cell in the human’s body. It is visible with the naked eye and measures from 0.15 to 0.2 millimeters. The sperm cell is 85.000 times smaller. In fact, it is the smallest human cell.

 How much sperm does a man produces per minute?

 An average man produces about 85 million sperm per day. It is about 10 800 000 sperm cells per minute. This amount depends on a man’s age, health and way of life. The newly born cells need 100 days to mature.

 How much women have a 28-day menstrual cycle?

 Every third woman (about 33% of fertile age women) has an “ideal” 28-day cycle. One third of women have irregular cycle that may be as short as 14 days.

 How many fertility-challenged couples are not able to conceive?

 According to the latest statistics, about 2,2% of fertility-challenged couples are not able to conceive a baby. Fertility specialists continue working at discovering new methods of solving fertilization problems. This means, this percentage will decrease with every coming year.

 What distance (between cervix and uterus) sperm cells need to overcome?

 The distance between cervix and uterus is about 10 centimeters. Since sperm cells are microscopically small, this distance is huge. If converting this distance to “human measurements” we will get 6.500 km.

 What is double ovulation?

 Double ovulation occurs when two mature egg cells are released from the ovary during one cycle. Time interval between two consequent ovulations is usually not longer than 24 hours. If both egg cells are fertilized a woman conceives diovular twins. Conception of monovular twins occurs as a result of splitting of one fertilized egg. Double ovulation is not necessary in this case.

 Can a woman get pregnant with twin by two different men?

 Yes, It can happen. If a woman has double ovulation and intercourse with two men during the ovulation period, there is a chance to get pregnant with diovular twins.