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July 19th, 2013, 10:36 AM
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1) I'm not sure exactly what symptoms/irregularity you might be experiencing, so it is hard to say whether adding temps would clarify things for you. The nice thing about temps are that the thermal shift is a positive indication that ovulation has occurred. Sometimes it is possible for a mucus patch to come and go with or without ovulation. The temperature is just another piece of information for you to use to evaluate that cycle.

2) It is strongly recommended that you have a basal thermometer specifically for this purpose, not a fever thermometer.

3) I have personally always used STM (sympto-thermal method) which uses both the temperatures and mucus pattern (and cervix position/quality) in a cross checking way. I personally feel that having as much information as possible helps.
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