cervical mucous

Best Time to Get Pregnant

Everyone knows that it takes a sperm and an egg joining to get pregnant.  Most people know that women release just one egg a month and that men release millions of sperm with each ejaculation.  What people can’t seem to agree on is the best time for that one egg to be fertilized by a man’s spe » Read more

Charting Basics: How do I know when I have ovulated?

BBT charting is one way to determine your fertile days and pinpoint when you have ovulated.  Temperature charting doesn’t tell you when you will ovulate though.  It is » Read more

EWCM (Egg White Cervical Mucous) After Ovulation

Egg white cervical mucous is a fertile sign, right?  From everything you have read about cervical fluid and ovulation, you probably know that seeing egg white looking cervical mucous is a sign that ovulation is approaching.  But, what » Read more

EWCM (Egg White Cervical Mucous) or Semen: How to Tell the Difference

To identify your most fertile days, it is helpful to monitor your cervical mucous.  You should start checking your cervical mucous as soon as your period ends.  What you » Read more

Losing Your Mucous Plug

What is the mucous plug (or mucus plug)? The mucous plug is a collection of cervical mucus that seals the opening of the cervix. It keeps bacteria and infection from entering into the cervix, providing a protective barrier for the developing baby. » Read more

How Long Do Sperm Live?

From puberty until death, men’s bodies are continuously producing sperm. Sperm are created in the testicles and remain there as they mature, a process that takes about two and a half months. When a man ejaculates, about 1-2 teaspoons of semen are released. Only a microscopic amount of that fluid is sperm, but that small amount – tiny enough to fit on the head of a pin! » Read more

10 Signs of Ovulation

Many women can tell when they are ovulating just by paying attention to their body and watching for fertility signs. Not everyone knows what signs of ovulation are or what to look for. You may have heard that you ovulate around day 14 of your cycle. » Read more

Cervical Mucous, Cervical Position and Ovulation

Charting basal body temperature is the best way to determine ovulation but a woman's body also gives signals when she is ovulating. » Read more

The Best Fertility Gadgets

Knowing when you are ovulating will greatly improve your chances of getting pregnant.  There are a lot of low tech methods of predicting ovulation like urine strip ovulation tests, < » Read more

Leukorrhea: What Is It, What Does It Mean?

If you’re pregnant, you’ve more than likely experienced some heavy vaginal discharge. Leukorrhea is the scary-sounding term for excessive vaginal discharge that occurs frequently during pregnancy. But don’t be put off by the term – leukorrhea is generally more inconvenient than threatening. » Read more