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Okay, I have a basal body temperature from my last ttc efforts so I have been thinking if things don't work this month I will start charting. I chart the first day of AF and Oing, but I haven't been doing my temps yet. I am thinking if AF shows I will use Fertility Friend. What is your oppinion of it? Is it easy to use? Does it really help you know when you will O or just when it has happened? As of now my body has stayed on the same O cycle for months so I am not sure if I am still on the same schedule. Dh works a lot and is in school and with DD we don't get many bding chances these days. Just so busy, so it is a big deal for me to know when I O. Anway, if anyone can help I would appreciate it.
Married 7 years to my wonderful Dh
hi just wanted to respond and let cha know that i started using fertility friend this cycle and i love it. it's nice to see your chart, instead of trying to figure it out yourself. i haven't o'd yet, but looking forward to it. good luck!!!
FF is a great site, lots of info and it's way better than charting on paper. I also use Ovusoft, I feel it gives me more information, and I like the format better. I have been using Ovusoft for 5 months, and rely more on its forecasting than FF's (FF has moved O dates on me which I find confusing). FF is free and Ovusoft is ~$40. I started using FF after joining JM so that I can provide a link to my chart for others to see when I need advice.
__________________ TTC #1: 5/20/05: 5/27/05: 5/28/05: miscarriage 08/27/05: 08/30/05: miscarriage 01/15/05: misdiagnosed with PCOS 08/29/06: first appt at fertility clinic (was already pregnant with dd and didn't know it) 08/31/06: 05/16/07: DD was born
TTC #2: 11/13/09: let's try again! 03/10/10: tests with new OB - everything totally normal for DH and I, no indication of pcos; officially diagnosed with "Unexplained Infertility" 04/21/10 - 10/13/10: 7 unsuccessful rounds of clomid with OB 11/13/10 - 14/23/11: 3 unsuccessful IUI's with clomid at fertility clinic 07/27/11: ER for IVF - retrieved 27; 17 were mature enough to fertilize; all 17 fertilized; 11 made it to day 3 embryos; 6 made it to day 6 blasts. Transferred 1, froze 5. 08/08/11: positive hpt! 08/13/11 - 08/20/11: positive blood test (186), but cramping and bleeding. 2 days later, blood at 275; 2 days later, blood at 21. Inevitable miscarriage. 10/13/11: start suprefact for first FET
Temping will tell you when you HAVE o'd... but you cant really tell when youre GOING to O. You CAN tell when youre about to O by your cervical fluid though, and you should note that on your chart as well
I like fertility friend, but i too prefer Ovusoft For basically the same reasons, plus for some reason the chart looks nicer.