cervical mucus

How to track your cervical mucus

Changes in cervical secretions During each month, the mucus secreted by the vagina and the cervix is changing due to changes in levels of estrogen and progesterone. By measuring and tracking how cervical mucus changes you can determine how close or far is your ovulation. Once your period stops, you will usually have a few “dry” days. In the first week you may notice that your cervical secretions become sticky. A few days before ovulation, the mucus becomes clear, watery and yellowish. On the day of ovulation it becomes denser, moist and stretchy (like egg white) and you can have a sense of moisture in the vagina. The day after ovulation, you have less mucus, which becomes thicker and sticky. How to track cervical mucus changes? Although the test is simple, it is important to practice and record all changes. By observing changes in cervical mucus, look for changes in…