Pregnancy: Methods of basal body temperature and cervical mucus

How to know when more fertility

While you can get pregnant any day of the menstrual cycle, there are certain days that are much more likely than others.

If you are trying to get pregnant you should pay close attention to your menstrual cycle to have intercourse at the optimal time.

It is most likely to conceive at any time during the five days before ovulation until the day she ovulates. Again, ovulation can occur at any time, but for most women this occurs on the fourteenth day of a normal cycle of 28 days ie 14 days after the first day of your period. This means that your most fertile days are days 9-14 of the cycle.

Method Basal Body Temperature

So how do you know when you are ovulating? The best thing to do is measure your basal body temperature (BBT) upon awakening in the morning and do it at the same time every day before doing anything else. Is used a basal thermometer, which is capable of measuring temperature changes very weak. With practice and the graph is doing in making daily temperature will learn to know what is the best time to try for a baby.

Before ovulation, basal body temperature is about 36.2 to 36.5 degrees. For a few days after ovulation until her next period, that figure will rise about 0.3 or 1 degree. If you do this for a few months will begin to see a pattern and find the exact day that your BBT rises again. During that time before ovulation you are more fertile.

Cervical Mucus Method

Another good way to chart your fertility is to examine the cervical mucus. Use your fingers to check the type of mucus coming out of the cervix. If you want to get pregnant knowing your cervical mucus is helpful. In her fertile days, the download will be clear or transparent, in the form of wires and slippery (like egg white), while the rest of the month the cervical mucus is sticky, poor and white. When you notice the change between slippery and sticky, probably that's the day after you ovulated. If you pay attention to your cervical mucus for a few months, you get to know the signs your body better and have a clearer idea of ​​when it is able to conceive.

Other symptoms that some women experience with ovulation are pain, cramping and light bleeding.

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