So, what about ovulation?
Doesn’t menstruation mean I am ovulating and that I can get pregnant?
Possibly. Ovulation may begin with menarche or it may not. When there is no ovulation, you are going through anovulatory cycles.
Pregnancy it has been known to occur even before the menarche. You need to understand that menarche may happen without involving the release of ova at all. The blood flow is from the uterine tissue disintegration and that may happen without ovulation. This is why you need to realize that there are many stops where essentially anything can go wrong, resulting in menstrual irregularities. (more…)