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Periods — they are hardly something women look forward to, but they are so important! Being intimately familiar with your menstrual cycle is beneficial for you, whether you are hoping to conceive soon or are actually trying to avoid a pregnancy. So in this post, we’re going to review some nifty facts about the menstrual [...]
An ovulation calendar is a really handy tool that can provide relatively accurate information about your ovulation dates. For women who are trying to conceive, using our ovulation calendar is one of the simplest and cheapest possible (it’s free, after all!) ways to keep track of their fertile window.
Menstruation may be the most obvious event during a menstrual cycle, but a lot happens during the rest of the month as well. Are you trying to get pregnant? Are you hoping to avoid conception? Or are you just getting to know your body a little better? In all cases, you will benefit from one [...]
Every woman is unique, and of course our menstrual cycles are no different. Our monthly cycles last a different number of days, and they progress in various different ways as well. Menstrual bleeding can last a few days to a week, and ovulation occurs at a different day during the cycle for each woman. How [...]
As most women who are trying to conceive a baby are well aware of, home pregnancy tests use hCG to test for pregnancy. This hormone starts being produced immediately after a fertilized egg starts implanting itself. But, if you have had a hCG shot, doesn’t that confuse matters? HCG can be prescribed to induce ovulation [...]
Have you decided to start trying for a baby? There are numerous ways to learn more about your fertility — and all of them increase your chances of getting pregnant as soon as possible! Fertility charting using basal body temperature (BBT) is a fantastic way to find out when you are fertile. Observing your cervical [...]
For women with a short luteal phase, it can be a struggle to conceive. It is essential that there is a long enough period between ovulation and the time menstruation is expected, because fertilized eggs need time to implant into the lining of the uterus. When there is a shortage of time, menstruation shows up [...]
Basal body temperature, hormones and monthly phases of menstrual cycle are closely connected. During the menstrual cycle two hormones take dominance: estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen helps ovaries to produce eggs, and estrogen is dominant during the first half of the cycle – in the cycle before ovulation happens (during follicular phase). After the ovulation, during [...]