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Ever Wonder What Ovulation Looks Like?

Whether you and your partner practice the rhythm method or use ovulation predictors to get pregnant, ovulation goes unseen. The American Pregnancy Association reports that the egg lives only 12 to 24 hours after leaving the ovary. It said:

Ovulation occurs when a mature egg is released from the ovary, pushed down the fallopian tube, and is available to be fertilized. The lining of the uterus has thickened to prepare for a fertilized egg. If no conception occurs, the uterine lining as well as blood will be shed.

Inserted through a cut in a woman's vaginal wall, an endoscope shot the first video footage of the biological process.

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cordata cordata 8 years
where was the egg? the video was cool.. and made me cringe at the same time
JennyJen2 JennyJen2 9 years
Yeah - I am not exactly sure what I am looking at. I need a diagram right along side to show me what is going on.
graylen graylen 9 years
I kinda have cramps right now.. I don't think that helped! Not that it's the cause, but still!
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Creepy yet interesting. Someone pass me a Midol...
berrypeachie berrypeachie 9 years
I don't see anything :( I'm a health science major so its interesting but gosh it seems painful how they filmed it.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 9 years
Amazing & just plain Eww :(
Dublin62505 Dublin62505 9 years
Seriously, shoogerbooger. Someone pass the pamprin. That was more than I needed to see.
shoogerbooger shoogerbooger 9 years
Watching this gives me cramps LOL!
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