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Find Your Most Fertile Days: Step by step guide to identifying your most fertile time of the month

If you and your partner are trying to conceive, knowing how to identify your fertile days can speed up
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The Best Fertility Gadgets

By JustMommies staff

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, basal body temperature charting, and keeping a look out for your own body’s ovulation signs. While these low tech methods
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Charting Basics: Drawing Your Coverline

By JustMommies staff

Drawing a coverline on your bbt chart is not required but it will help you to see if you have a biphasic chart (two phases). Most people use the Fertility Awareness method because it is the easiest way to draw a coverline. Once you draw your coverline you should be able to see a pattern of lower temps
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Charting Basics: Peak Day

By JustMommies staff

Your peak day, as the name suggests, is the day that your fertility peaks and the best time to get pregnant. If you are charting you can determine your peak day by checking your cervical mucous. After you have ovulated your cervical mucous will begin to dry up. This is one way to confirm that you have
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Luteal Phase - Understanding what happens after you ovulate

By JustMommies staff

After you ovulate, you begin the second half of your fertility cycle known as your luteal phase. During the first half of your cycle, Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) is produced. FSH signals your body to start the process of maturing eggs for ovulation. The eggs are contained inside a follicle where
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Luteal Phase Defect

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The luteal phase of a woman’s cycle is the second half of her cycle. It begins right after ovulation and generally lasts around 12-14 days. The luteal phase is named after the corpus luteum. The corpus luteum is a yellow structure that forms after ovulation. The corpus luteum is responsible for progesterone
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Getting Started With Fertility Charting

By JustMommies staff

What is fertility charting? Fertility charting is recording all of your fertile symptoms on a chart. It is done by tracking your bbt (basal body temperature), observing your cervical position and cervical mucous, and recording any patterns unique to your body. Fertility charting basics to get started
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What is a Triphasic Chart?

By JustMommies staff

You may have heard the term triphasic chart or triphasic pattern and wondered what this meant. A typical ovulatory bbt chart is considered a biphasic chart – meaning two phases. A triphasic chart means that it has three phases or three sustained temperature shifts. The third shift usually takes
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Charting your BBT (Basal Body Temperature)

By JustMommies staff

Basal body temperature is the temperature of your body at rest. Taking your temperature first thing in the morning, before you get out of bed, eat, drink or go to the bathroom will give you the most accurate basal body temperature. When charting your bbt (basal body temperature) you will want to purchase
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Cervical Mucous, Cervical Position and Ovulation

By JustMommies staff

Charting basal body temperature is the best way to determine ovulation but a woman's body also gives signals when she is ovulating. The position of your cervix and the cervical mucous you produce changes throughout your menstrual cycle. Therefore, charting the amount and texture of your cervical mucous
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