Check your ovulation is very important if you want to conceive naturally. by checking your ovulation, you know whether you ovulate, and when you ovulate.
When women ovulate, subtle changes may occur in the body both physically and psychologically. By observing the signs and symptoms, you may know whether you ovulate and when you ovulate.
1. Check your ovulation by counting menstrual cycle:
Ovulation usually happens two weeks before your period starts. If you have a regular 28 days’ cycle, you may ovulate on day 14. If you only have a 21 days cycle, you may ovulate on day 7 – right just after you finish bleeding!
2. Check your Basal Body Temperature (BBT)
Basal Body Temperature (BBT) is the temperature when you are in fully rest. BBT is sensitive to hormone change, especially after ovulation the progesterone increase your BBT 0.3 ~0.5 degrees.
Although BBT doesn’t predict your ovulation, it is a great tool to check whether you ovulate or not. And it is a great tool to check whether you have good quality ovulation or not. Here is how to check your BBT.
3. Check cervical mucus
Before and during ovulation, you may have more clear and stretching mucus – the egg white like fertile mucus. Fertile mucus change the environment of vagina and cervix. It provide a optimal environment for sperm to swim and survive. Therefore make it ready for fertilisation. Fertile mucus usually present from 2 to 5 days.
4. Blood testing and Ultrasound
Your doctor may give you a blood testing for raising progesterone after ovulation. Transvaginal Ultrasound is the best way to check whether you ovulate or not.
5. Check urine Luteinising hormone (LH)
Use urine LH testing strips can help detect ovulation.
6. Chart record other changes or symptoms during ovulation:
Feels have more energy, more feminine, and more confident in yourself; You may notice increased libido before and during ovulation period.
Some people may have slightly discomfort or pain at either side of lower abdomen. The pain is a dull or stitching, sharp pain.
Ovulation bleeding or spotting
Ovulation bleeding or spotting happens due to the sudden withdrawal of oestrogen at the time of ovulation.
If you know that you are ovulating, having sexual intercourse before and during the time gives you the chance to conceive naturally.