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Cervical Mucus Before Ovulation
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
Does egg white cervical mucus happen before ovulation or does it mean you are ovulating, if before how long can it start before ovulation takes place?
Mucous not ovulation: In someone who has classic 28-day cycles, the mucous you describe from the cervix does become more abundant prior to ovulation. Because sperm can live for 2 - 5 days in the female genital tract, the appearance of the cervical mucous precedes ovulation and points to the "fertile time" during the cycle. If one is doomed not to ovulate, the appearance of mucous has no meaning. ...Read more
Can you conceive if you have thick creamy cervical mucus a day before you ovulate, and that's the day you inseminate (yes i'm a lesbian ttc)?
CONCEIVE/mucous prob: Yes you can conceive with despite cervical mucous as long as everything else is normal. ...Read more
Could i be pregnant with water like cervical mucus after ovulation but before the water like cervical mucus i had creamy white after ovulation ?
Does cervical mucus always come out before ovulation and when is best time to have sex to get pregnant?
Estrogen peak: As the dominant follicle cyst approaches full maturity it produces the greatest amount of estrogen of the cycle. Cervical mucous is produced in response to this estrogen peak. Upon ovulation, estrogen level drops precipitously and mucous secretion abates. This cervical mucous entices sperm to swim in the direction of the source, hence peak fertility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Roughly...: Around the time of ovulation, the amount of cervical mucus increases and it becomes more thin, clear, watery and elastic in response to estrogen produced in the body. After ovulation as the body shifts from estrogen to progesterone, the mucus becomes more thick, opaque and sticky. Tracking these changes can help you to know when you may ovulate, but is not a very reliable form of birth control! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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