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Start taking your temp as soon as you wake up. Try not to move too much, try to take it at the same time everyday. The thermometer needs to measure to the tenth, it does NOT need to measure to the hundreths as this can make reading the chart more confusing. As long as it is not a rapid read thermometer, as in it takes 30+ seconds to work, it should be fine. Do you have a thermometer? If not I really prefer the BD brand.
Pay attention to your cervical fluid. Watch for the eggwhite, but remember that creamy CM can be fertile too, especially if coupled with a slippery feeling- or wet feeling.
I would suggest using the Taking Charge of Your Fertility online software as opposed to Fertility Friend. Since you are new to this you are learning a new program anyway. TCOYF seems to be more accurate and is better for determining O even if you don't want to temp.
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You can use taking charge of you fertility (I actually read that book to learn about charting). Several people get an account on fertilityfriend.com. Like the PP said take your temperature every day at the same time and record it. Watch your cervial fluid, it should transition from dry crumbly, to sticky, to creamy, to watery or eggwhite and back again. Any cervical fluid is considered fertile however slippery/watery fluid is best.
Most software looks for a clear thermal shift with 3 days of higher temps and then the presence and disappearance of fertile fluid