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How to Track your Fertile Days It sound quite convincing to say that your most fertile days are during ovulation. But do you know how precise and prepared you need to be? If you are reading this, you probably wanting to have a child or know someone who is. Majority of women underestimate the effort it takes to conceive and while there are some who get pregnant without even having to try there are those who struggle for long. When you’re attempting to conceive, the first step that you should take is knowing your most fertile days. But before getting to know when you are fertile, you need first to understand what fertile days are. It is common knowledge that during your menstrual cycle, there are days that you can get pregnant, and there are days that you cannot. The days that you should try to conceive are the days when your body is most fertile, and these are the days right before ovulation, the day of, and the day after ovulation.
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The problem is that most women are not sure of the point in their menstrual cycle they ovulate. The the most basic method of determining your fertile days is through fertility charting. Fertility charting can be done in several ways but here are just a few of them.
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Analyse Cervical Mucus You can determine when ovulation is near by taking note of the changes in the cervical mucus. Right after the period, you will have dryness. The mucus increases and becomes sticky and moist as ovulation approaches. During ovulation, the amount of mucus increases and looks similar to the egg whites and feels slippery and stretchable. It is during this time that you are most fertile and can conceive. Basal Body Temperature At the start of your menstruation cycle the body temperature is lower. A minimum of 0.4-0.6 degrees increase can be detected since the body is producing more progesterone. The the rise in the BBT will continue to be that way for the rest of the cycle. You can identify ovulation by keeping track of your basal body temperature each day and at the same time and record when the temperature rises. The Calendar Method For those with a regular period, it is possible to track the cycle using the everyday calendar. The first date to be marked is the day you actually begin your period. The next cycle will begin when you have your period again and is not part of the last cycle’s numbers. After seven to eight months of keeping track of the cycles, you do the following Find your shortest cycle and subtract 18 from the total number of days. For instance, if your shortest cycle has 29 days, subtract 18 from 29 and get 11. On your current cycle, count 11 days and mark the second date; this is when ovulation starts.