Ovulation Articles

Quick Tip: What is Ovulation Pain?

Quick Tip: What is Ovulation Pain?

Ovulation pain, do you regularly feel it? What do you think causes the pain? Let's go over a few different theories!⁣ Theory 1: Ovulation Pain is the Follicle Rupturing A popular theory is that as the egg follicle ruptures, the fluid within the sac (that houses the egg) causes irritation, which...

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Quick Tip: Ovulation Predictor Kits (OPKs) and PCOS: Lost Cause?

Quick Tip: Ovulation Predictor Kits (OPKs) and PCOS: Lost Cause?

Using OPKs With PCOS OPKs are usually not recommended if you've been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). But OPKs are one of the best tools you can use to increase your chances of getting pregnant! So how do we solve this problem?⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ By educating yourself and knowing exactly what...

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Quick Tip: Three Things Linked to Early Ovulation

Quick Tip: Three Things Linked to Early Ovulation

When do you ovulate? The idea that women ovulate on Cycle Day 14 is outdated, most of us know that by now. But what makes some women ovulate on Cycle Day 12 and others on Cycle Day 20? It mostly has to do with how our bodies respond to certain hormones. But beyond that, what else can influence...

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Quick Tip: Cervical Mucus After Ovulation: Does it Change?

Quick Tip: Cervical Mucus After Ovulation: Does it Change?

Does Cervical Mucus Change After Ovulation? Okay here's a question; what does your cervical mucus look/feel like after you ovulate? To answer that, we need to look at what changes your cervical mucus in the first place... and it's all due to the wonderful hormone estrogen.⁣⁣⁣ Estrogen rises during...

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Quick Tip: How To Confirm Ovulation Using Basal Body Temperature

Quick Tip: How To Confirm Ovulation Using Basal Body Temperature

I've gotten so many questions about basal body temperature (BBT) charting recently, that I felt a post about it was way overdue! And luckily, it's one of my favorite topics 😄⁣. Take a look at the chart below... Let's start with the chart on the left. This is your typical ovulatory chart with a...

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