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Can You Get Pregnant During Your Period?

By JustMommies staff

Yes you can get pregnant during your period, but your chances of getting pregnant during your period are slim. The best time for a woman to get pregnant is around the middle of her cycle, close to ovulation. For the average woman this is around cycle day 12 to 16. However, it is possible to get pregnant
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Can You Get Pregnant While Taking Birth Control Pills?

birth control pills pregnancy Understanding your birth control pills helps you prevent pregnancy, but it isn't 100% effective.
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Can You Have a Positive Ovulation Test Result and not Ovulate?

By JustMommies staff

Ovulation tests are very helpful for predicting when you will ovulate. Ovulation tests work by detecting a hormone called LH (Luteinizing Hormone) in your urine. Just before you ovulate your pituitary gland releases a surge of LH. OPKs (ovulation prediction kits) are designed to give you a positive
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Can You Ovulate Twice in One Cycle?

By JustMommies staff

Some confusion exists on how ovulation works. While occasionally two eggs are released during ovulation, as is the case with fraternal twins, ovulation occurs just once per cycle. There has been some new research suggesting that ovulation can in fact happen more than once per cycle. You may have read
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Cervical Mucous, Cervical Position, and Ovulation

By JustMommies staff

charting ovulation and fertility Cervical mucous and cervical positioning are important for understanding your most fertile time for conception. Check and chart your body's signs to help you conceive.
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Cervical Mucous, Cervical Position, and Ovulation

By JustMommies staff

charting ovulation and fertility Cervical mucous and cervical positioning are important for understanding your most fertile time for conception. Check and chart your body's signs to help you conceive.
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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: How do I know when I have ovulated?

By JustMommies staff

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 not necessarily the best way to predict ovulation because you can’t determine when ovulation has occurred until after it happens.
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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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Charting Basics: The Rule of Thumb

By JustMommies staff

Occasionally you will have a temperature that is really high. This can throw things off when you are trying to draw your coverline or determine ovulation. If you have a fever, wake up late, or drink alcohol it may cause your temperature to rise. If you are new to charting you may wonder what you should
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