When ovulation occurs after day 21 of your menstrual cycle, it is considered to be a problem.
Ovulation problems are usually caused by hormonal imbalance, which may be temporary or long-term, depending on the cause. Some of the causes of hormonal imbalance include: PCOS, stress, thyroid diseases, breastfeeding, and some medications.
Common signs of ovulation problems include:
- Having irregular periods or no periods whatsoever.
- Periods that are often more than 10 days late.
- Cycles that are fewer than 21 days from one period to the next.
- Trouble achieving pregnancy after continuous attempts for several months.
Read more: Ovulation: Frequently Asked Questions