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A 27-year-old female asked:

Cycle day 12 first day of creamy stretchy cm. and cycle day 13 ewcm. cycle day 14 sticky. did i ovulate cycle on cycle day 13?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Ovulation ?: Ovulation mucus is typically clear and occurs mid-cycle when periods are about 28 30 days apart. "Creamy" mucus usually indicates an additional component to the discharge, such as yeast. A more accurate way of detecting ovulation is to obtain a test which is positive with the "surge" of LH , just prior to release of the egg.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Progesterone testing: Cervical mucous monitoring is useful for some women to detect ovulation. Not all women are able to do it. If you would like official ovulation testing then a Progesterone blood test can be done 7 days after the day you think you ovulated to confirm if ovulation occurred or not.

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