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A 34-year-old female asked:

Trying to pregnant and i notice that i don't have the "ewcm" around ovulation just the creamy whitish cm...could that be a problem to conceive?

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Dr. Nancy Durso
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Cervical mucus is necessary to allow for transport of sperm from the vagina to the uterus, tubes and to the egg. It is produced by the glands of the cervix in response to the estrogen by the growing egg. Poor mucus can be a sign of poor ovulation. Having a cone biopsy, cryosurgery or LEEP for abnormal cells of the cervix can affect the glands production of mucus. See MD at ovulation to check
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