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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 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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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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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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Charting Basics: Waking Basal Body Temperatures

By JustMommies staff

If you are just getting started with bbt charting or if you would like to start charting, the first thing you will need is a basal body thermometer. There are several on the market. If you can’t find one at your pharmacy, you can purchase a basal body thermometer online. A fever thermometer is not
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Charting Your BBT (Basal Body Temperature)

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Tracking your resting body temperature every morning can help you conceive and know when you're pregnant.
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Ovulation Pain

By JustMommies staff

You may have noticed having a pain on one side of your abdomen right around the time you ovulate. This pain is called ovulation pain. If you are alert to changes in your body, you may also notice other signs of ovulation taking place, such as an increase in cervical mucous, bloating, or tender breasts.
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PCOS and Infertility

By JustMommies staff

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. Approximately five to ten percent of women of childbearing age have PCOS. Most women with PCOS don’t even know that they have it. In fact, less than twenty-five percent of women with PCOS have actually been diagnosed.
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What is the corpus luteum?

By JustMommies staff

The corpus luteum, which means yellow body in Latin, is what is left of the follicle after a woman ovulates. During the follicular phase of a woman’s cycle, several follicles develop under the influence of FSH (follicle stimulating hormone). Each follicle contains an egg. In a typical cycle only one
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