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Have you read Taking Charge of Your Fertility? If you're just now starting to chart I recommend it, it's an awesome read!
In terms of charting while on bc...I charted before we were officially NTNP (while we still used protection) just to get the hang of it. It took me a while to recognize different CMs and to consistently remember to take my temp in the morning. Of course when you're on bc and then off of it your cycle *could* be totally different, but at least you'll have been doing it for a while and you'll feel a little more comfortable (at least that was my view lol.)
You can't chart while on hormonal birth control. When you are on hormonal birth control, it prevents ovulation and the natural rhythms of your reproductive hormone system.
You could chart just to get in the habit of taking your temp, but your charts are not going to produce any useful information, unfortunately.
Sorry for the double post btw, I wasn't sure which board to put it under.
Thanks for the thoughts. I'm so anxious to get rid of my IUD and let my body get back to normal. Unfortunately I'm training for a marathon and I"m worried my hormones will screw with me if I get it removed any time soon.