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What is basal body temperature?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Early morning temp

The basal body temperature is the temperature your body is at when you first wake up, before you get moving for the day.
We use it to check for when your body releases an egg. It can only be measured with a special thermometer which reads temperature at a more accurate scale.

In brief: Early morning temp

The basal body temperature is the temperature your body is at when you first wake up, before you get moving for the day.
We use it to check for when your body releases an egg. It can only be measured with a special thermometer which reads temperature at a more accurate scale.
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Basal Body Temp, BBT

Bbt, basal body temperature, is a woman's temperature at baseline, first thing in the morning, before arising out of bed.
Bbt tends to be low in the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle, then rises just before ovulation, by about half a degree.

In brief: Basal Body Temp, BBT

Bbt, basal body temperature, is a woman's temperature at baseline, first thing in the morning, before arising out of bed.
Bbt tends to be low in the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle, then rises just before ovulation, by about half a degree.
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