How Long Does The Egg Stay In Your Body After Being Released

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Heather F - February 28

I know that I am ovulating today because I can feel it and its 14 days past my last period, with that said if the egg has already been released today how long does it stay in my uterus before its released? basically what I mean is how long until I can no longer get preg. if I know the egg was released today ?

 

Rhiannon - February 28

I think you have a 24 hour window once the egg has been released.

 

Heather F - February 28

thanks, I thought it was about that long but I wasnt sure

 

Miriam - February 28

well don't quote me on this, but i think its actually 48 hours. and thinking back when i was trying to get pregnant my doc said to have s_x on the 12th, 14th, and 16th day of my cycle. so that confirms what i said in my head.

 

shelly - February 28

im not sure ,one or 2 days i thought.

 

Elle - February 28

The egg can only live for 24 hours after its release. Sperm, however, can live for up to 5 days (my dd is proof of that!), so that's probably why Miriam's doctor told her to have all that s_x when she was ttc! Good luck, Heather.

 

Miriam - February 28

LOL Elle. Thanks for the laugh, i really needed that. On a serious note, what you say sounds right. Its all coming back to me now.

 

snugglybugglys - February 28

12 hours is typical, but up to 24 hours.

 

Heather F - March 1

Thank you ladies, I have always been aware of when I ovulate but today was the first time I felt it so it got me thinking that if I know the exact hour or so my egg is released how much time does that leave me to get preg? Which is why I asked the Q, thanks for all the answers! 24 hours makes sense and its also what other websites have said.

 

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