cervical mucus

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…