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How Do U Know If You Are Ovulating
When do I ovulate?: If u have regular periods (meaning they occur at regular intervals or the # of days between periods is us. The same), then ovulation typically occurs 14 days prior to ur next period. For ex, if uhad a 32 day cycle & ur last period started on aug 1, ovulation would be expected on aug 18, or 14 days before your next pd. At home urine ovulation tests are available. Measuring your temp daily helps. ...Read more
I havenot ovulated in over a year, also no period. My doctor knows. Now I am starting to bleed andhave really bad cramps should I be concerned?
Periods: In general if you have regular periods between 25 and 30 days apart you are ovulating almost every month. It is rare not to ovulate in that case. If you see a change in your cervical mucous in the middle of the cycle that is also suggestive. And if your body temperature taken first thing in am rises the second half of the month that is also compatible with ovulation. ...Read more
Increases before. ..: Spinnbarkeit is the 'stretchy' egg-white-like quality of cervical mucus which occurs before ovulation. You can estimate this by stetching some mucus between your thumb and pointer finger. After ovulation cervical mucus gets thick and is not stretchy. Using an ovulation predictor kit is more accurate than tracking mucus changes - if you have regular cycles, start testing on day 10. ...Read more
How would you know if you are ovulating or fertile if you have very irregular period? Sometimes, a month or 2 skips. Thanks
Probably not: If your cycles are as irregular as you say, you are probably not ovulating. You need to see your GYN to find out what's going on. ...Read more
Middle of Cycle: Most women have regular menstrual cycles. When the cycle is between about 25 and 35 days long ovulation usually occurs around the middle of the cycle. That is not always the case, especially as the timing of the cycle is shorter or longer. You can check ovulation kits at home to get a better idea. They are sold at most pharmacies. ...Read more
Ovulation: You ovulate (pass the egg) only once per month, however there are three to four days plus that day where you are fertile to get pregnant as that egg moves around before being discarded by the body, if you don't use it. This is the time you can get pregnant. ...Read more
Some feel symptoms: Signs such as a sharp, low grade intermittent cramp approximately halfway between periods and a change in vaginal secretions to a clear "snot-like" (yes, I said that) discharge are fairly common- but just because you don't notice this doesn't imply you aren't fertile- be mindful and practice safe (r) sex. Btw not a huge fan of basal bod temp- dif to do right and makes people who can't, feel dumb. ...Read more
Ovulation: Women can feel their ovulation. This is called Mittelschmerz. Ovulation does not vary widely and occurs just shy of halfway through your cycle. You don't need a test or just. You need to learn the simple facts about this, the most important part of your menstrual cycle. In a 28 day cycle ovulation is on day 13/14. Sperm cause pregnancy on potentially days eight to fourteen. Simple. Easy. ...Read more
Its positive: Ovulation test determine the concentration of lh in the urine which is a sign of ovulation. In the morning the urine is concentrated an more likely to be positive. After a day of consuming fluids the urine becomes dilute and can be negative at night. Most ovulation kits can only test lh when its above a concentration of 20miu/ml. ...Read more
24 hours or less: An oocyte can be fertilized for a maximum of 24 hours after ovulation, many believe only 10-12 hours. Technically that's not quite the same as saying 24 hours after detection of an lh surge. It's much shorter than most realize, the idea of "4-5 fertile days" is not biologically correct at all, it's a simplification for timing strategy at home. ...Read more
If u get a positive ovulation test, does that mean u already ovulated? Or u r about to? What does it mean?
Generally.: Ovulation detection kits are generally accurate and if they show a surge then generally you will ovulate, or release an egg, approximately 26-40 hours later. Occasionally, but not often, you will be a false positive. The odk will show a surge but you did not really ovulate. Uncommon but possible. If you doubt the odk, either try another kit and/or switch to basal body temperature charts. ...Read more
How many times do u ovulate during the month how can you tell when your fertlie and also for my partner at home?
Ovulation: I don't know about australia, but here in states, you can purchase ovulation prediction kits to find out when you ovulate, which is typically just once a month, 2wks prior to your menses. You can also check your basal body temperature and look for spike right before ovulation. If you want to use natural family planning, realize that you can still get pregnant a few days before/after ovulation. ...Read more
Does every female 100% ovulate once a month? Also can u rely on a proMatris ovulation test. As don't seem to be picking up any sign of ovulating.?
Cycles: If you have your period you know you ovulated that cycle. Many women learn to feel the release of the readied egg. This is called Mittelshmerz. Ovulation happens just shy of halfway through. So in a 28 day cycle day 13/14. That means sperm causes pregnancy days eight to fourteen. Simple. Not complicated. ...Read more
2 days: Is usually the most fertile apparently from studies.. it is when your core body temperature dips slightly before the large increase in temp 2 days later. ...Read more