ovulation

Cervix Position Before Ovulation

A woman’s cervix behaves in a certain way before, during, and after ovulation. For a lot of women, observing their cervix is a good way of finding out if they are fertile or not. But in order for this method to be effective, women have to first spot where inside their body the cervix is. The cervix reaches as far back within, positioned next to the vagina. If you try to touch it with your two fingers and felt that it is somewhat soft, that is an indicator that you are fertile. The opening of the cervix will be larger too. However, when you feel it as being closed, hard, and low, that is an indication that you are infertile. The cervix will be hard to the touch and the opening seems to be just a small hole. However, the condition of the cervix before ovulation is high, soft, and…

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How cervical mucus helps to predict your ovulation

There are several ovulation predictor kits available on the market today, but none can compare to the one that is inside a woman’s body. A natural way to predict ovulation involves checking physical symptoms like changes in the cervical mucus, basal body temperature, lower abdominal pains and more. Read on to find out how cervical mucus helps to predict your ovulation. The cervix, which is located at the neck of your uterus, is a passage that is filled with many crevices where cervical mucus is produced and then released. During your menstrual cycle, hormonal changes will affect the volume and consistency of the mucus. One could say that the CM acts as gatekeeper for the reproductive system because sperm have to pass through the cervix, its CM and the uterus in order to fertilize an egg successfully. For the most part, CM will act as a sperm barrier during your…

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Cervical Mucus Throughout Cycle

Did you know that cervical mucus is related to your ovulation cycle? Through the cervical mucus monitoring test, mucus changes are to be monitored to determine when ovulation occurs. You will discover that your mucus changes in texture and increases in volume as your cycle progresses. You can determine the stage of your cycle by the changes in the mucus secreted from your cervix. Hormonal fluctuations cause the changes in the consistency of your cervical mucus. When the mucus is like raw egg whites (clear, slippery and stretchy) then you are fertile or ovulating. To help you know the time of your ovulation and increase your chances of pregnancy, you should examine the changes in your cervical mucus. There are ways to collect your cervical mucus sample such as using a toilet paper, wipe your vagina’s entrance and from there examine the mucus collected; you could insert your finger into…