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Doctor insights on: Cervical Mucus After Fertilization

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Can the lack of fertile cervical mucus prevent fertilization from occurring?

Can the lack of fertile cervical mucus prevent fertilization from occurring?

Not entirely. Ideal: ..cervical mucus is clear and elastic (stringy). This type of mucus helps sperm get through the very tiny opening of the cervix into the uterus & then on to the fallopian tube where an ovum can be fertilized. Never underestimate the determination of those little critters, however. Some can & do penetrate the cervix through mucus that's less than ideal. It only takes one! Good luck! ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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How can I improve my cervical mucus?

How can I improve my cervical mucus?

Cervical mucus: Cervical mucus (CM) produced with ovulation is clear and provides a vehicle for sperm transportation into the womb. If "CM" is not clear, you may have a vaginal infection. If not and infection, see your healthcare provider for testing and medication to assist with attempts at pregnancy, if applicable. ...Read more

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Why do I have cervical mucus so early?

Why do I have cervical mucus so early?

How early?: If you have a normal cervix there will always be some cervical mucus. It increases around ovulation but that doesn't mean it goes away for the rest of the cycle. I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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Bc pill plus cervical mucus?

See below: Usually they are not related, but if anything bc pill would keep it steady. ...Read more

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Can i ovulate without cervical mucus?

Can i ovulate without cervical mucus?

Female Fertility: Cervical mucous is a sign that some use to tell when they are more fertile. But, ovulation is in no way dependent on cervical mucous. The process of ovulation occurs in the ovary and not the cervix. ...Read more

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My cervical mucus smells like metal. Why?

My cervical mucus smells like metal. Why?

Probably BV: Bv or bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection. It is not sexually transmitted. It causes foul smelling vaginal discharge which is often worse when mixed with blood or semen. See your obgyn for testing. It is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What color is implantation cervical mucus?

Any color: There is no right or wrong color. It could be anything. There is nothing called "implantation mucus." can you be more specific what you want to know? ...Read more

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Wbat does yellowish/clear cervical mucus mean?

Wbat does yellowish/clear cervical mucus mean?

Usually normal: Typically, that is a normal variation on cervical mucus.Normal cervical mucus can range anywhere from clear, to yellow, to whitish and can be affected by levels of hormones in your body. If you have other symptoms, though, like a fever or lower abdominal pain, you may want to get checked out. Yellow mucus in this setting can be gonorrhea or trichomoniasis, which need to be treated. ...Read more

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Why do I have cervical mucus when i'm on depo?

Thickens: Depoprovera is progesterone. This thickens cervical mucus, which is part of how it prevents pregnancy. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more