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How do I know if I've ovulated TTC taken ovulation tests for 3 mths only had a positive once Takenthe test from CD6 using clear blue fertility monitor?

How do I know if I've ovulated TTC taken ovulation tests for 3 mths only had a positive once Takenthe test from CD6 using clear blue fertility monitor?

Trust the test: It sounds like you are either testing at the wrong time or only ovulating occasionally. The good news is that you only need to ovulate some to get pregnant. If you are having regular periods that is reassuring. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Clear blue fertility monitor confirmed LH surge D13 and D14. I have since had fairly heavy spotting on D15-18. What could this indicate?

Clear blue fertility monitor confirmed LH surge D13 and D14. I have since had fairly heavy spotting  on D15-18. What could this indicate?

Could be normal.: The menstrual lining develops and is supported by the hormones released from the ovary (estrogen and progesterone) If the hormone levels drop, then the lining loses some of that support and may start to break down. This happened every month when the progesterone and estrogen fall at month end when there is no pregnancy. It sometimes happens with a drop in estrogen after ovulation mid cycle. ...Read more

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How reliable/accurate are OTC digital ovulation tests and monitors such as the clearblue fertility monitor?

How reliable/accurate are OTC digital ovulation tests and monitors such as the clearblue fertility monitor?

OPK: They reliably detect urine lh, but less good for predicting ovulation. Since lh is nature's trigger for ovulation once a follicle is mature, we assume ovulation follows in the next days. This is true in textbook cycles, but is variable in real life. Ironically, they work best with clockwork cycles, and less well for women who are less predictable. ...Read more

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What is a fertility monitor?

What is a fertility monitor?

Tracks ovulation: Ovulation kits are designed to detect the amount of leutinizing hormone (lh) in your urine. Lh increases around the time of ovulation and these tests tell you when your lh levels are indicating ovulation will occur in the next 24 to 48 hours. Fertility monitors measure electrolyte concentration in saliva or vaginal secretions, giving you an often accurate prediction of when you will ovulate. ...Read more

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My fertility monitor showed peak fertility yesterday and high today, it says high should come first why did peak come first followed by high? 20/33cd

My fertility monitor showed peak fertility yesterday and high today, it says high should come first why did peak come first followed by high? 20/33cd

Bell shape : Your fertility monitor works on a bell shaped curve principle. Your fertility should be high before the peak and immediately after the peak. The peak coming in between the two highs in the shape of the bell. This gives you a three day window to maximize fertility. ...Read more

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My ovulation monitor checks for high and peak fertility days, it has read high the past 3 days, it's day 18 of 30 day cycle how come not peak yet?

My ovulation monitor checks for high and peak fertility days, it has read high the past 3 days, it's day 18 of 30 day cycle how come not peak yet?

Monitor type?: If your monitor is measuring the hormone lh(luteinizing hormone) then the 'peak' has passed. If it is measuring Progesterone from the corpus luteum then it hasn't 'peaked' yet. Ovulation should have been around day 16 based on your cycle. ...Read more