Two hormones must be produced for normal ovulation to take place. The mature egg is stimulated by two hormones secreted by the pituitary (follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
I have been charting my BBT and using ovulation test strips, and recently noticed an LH surge that lasted two days and then my BBT spiked.
You're ready to have a baby! Wonderful. However, you've spent the last several years trying not to have a baby and might not remember exactly how baby-making works. Read on for fertility facts, tips and a general timetable for introducing sperm to egg.
I have been trying to conceive for 6 months with no luck yet. I have read about checking cervical mucus to determine ovulation and have been trying this for the last 3 months but I have never seen this egg white discharge that I have read should occur at ovulation. Does this mean that I am not ovulating? Is it normal for all women to have this mucus? I normally have very little mucus at all for most of my cycle with a little creamy discharge for one or two days before my period starts. My period is always regular every 28 days.
Charting, when combined with certain other aerobic activities, is a great way to get pregnant. But creating and analyzing the charts by hand is a hassle. Our basal body temperature charting tool automatically creates full-featured ovulation charts.
Are you totally confused on how to use the charting tool or just need a few helpful hints? Here are the instructions to help it all make sense.
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A basal body thermometer (BBT) is an ultra sensitive thermometer that tracks your body's exact temperature. The purpose of the chart is to help you plan future intercourses and assist you in observing your own unique fertility pattern.