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1

What days of the cycle does the period occur?

1-5

2

What day of the cycle does ovulation occur?

day 14

3

What day does the cycle end?

day 28

4

What days does the follicular phase occur?

1-13

5

What days does the luteal phase occur?

15-28

6

What happens to FSH during the flow or period phase?

FSH production increases (FOLLICLE stimulating hormone)

7

After the period, what beings to increase?

estrogen

8

Estrogen causes what to happen to FSH?

estrogen production causes a decrease in FSH

9

What happens to the uterus with increased estrogen production?

causes increased endometrial development (thickening of the uterus)

10

Estrogen causes an increase in what other hormone?

LH (luteinizing hormone)

11

What does an increase in LH cause?

ovulation, which releases the egg

12

What happens to the empty follicle?

it becomes corpus luteum

13

What does the corpus luteum produce?

estrogen and progestrone

14

What does the corpus luteum cause a decrease in?

FSH (due to estrogen production)

15

Corpus luteum produces estrogen and progesterone for three months (if pregnant), after 3 months what continues the production?

the placenta

16

What is the pregnancy hormone?

hCG

17

What is gestation?

time between conception and birth

18

How long does gestation last?

9 months/40 weeks from last known period

19

What days during the ovarian cycle are ideal to try and fertilize the egg?

days 12-16; +\- 2 days from ovulation (day 14)