Ovulation Tests vs other ovulation tracking methods
1. Thermometry. It is good to monitor our temperature (every morning before we get out of bed) so that when it rises a few tenths to understand that ovulation has taken place. However, this method is not 100% reliable, because we may have elevated temperature due to a virus or other reason and thus not understand exactly when we ovulated. In addition, this method informs us that ovulation has already occurred and not before, with the result that valuable days for intercourse have been lost.
2. Cervical position. The fertile days are in a way "visible" from the position and texture of the cervix, that is, during ovulation it rises higher, softens a lot and opens, while as soon as ovulation occurs, it hardens again and goes down. However, this method is not suitable because there is a risk of infection or even injury from our hands.
3. Apps. Fertile day tracking apps are based on math calculations and display dates based on the data you manually entered. It is not a reliable way to detect your ovulation, as you may ovulate sooner or later, but the app does not know this, as it is based on mathematical calculations.
4. Vaginal secretions. During your fertile days the vaginal secretions look like egg whites, immediately after they coagulate more and tend to disappear completely by the next period. The appearance of "egg white" is a symptom of ovulation, but this method alone is not suitable for detecting your ovulation, as it could be due to factors other than ovulation.
5. Ovulation Tests. We recommend ovulation tests as the best way to detect your ovulation and therefore plan your contacts in order to achieve pregnancy. Ovulation tests produce a positive result one day before ovulation, which is a very important for day intercourse!
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