Clinically reviewed on 22/4/2022 by Bryony Lathbury
Diagram explaining the four phases of the menstrual cycle:
Phase 1 – Menstruation (5 days)
Phase 2 – Follicular phase (6 days)
Phase 3 – Ovulation (5 days)
Phase 4 – Luteal phase (12 days).
Based on an average 28 day cycle.
Written by Kelly Maskell - Simplyhealth Marketing Executive
Other articles around women's health, including menopause and pelvic health, written with the support of the Lady Garden Foundation.