Egg white discharge but no lh surge
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What's Cervical Mucus? The Cervical Mucus Project
Ovulation Test Pros and Cons: Understanding OPKs
If you are trying to get pregnant, you're likely aware that fertile cervical mucus and a sustained rise in temperature are two important signs that it's time. But what does it mean if you have days of fertile cervical mucus but your temperature seems to be all over the place? What could be causing this and what are the next steps? Usually, fertile cervical mucus —a watery to raw egg-white like vaginal discharge—will precede ovulation. If you're charting your basal body temperature , and ovulation occurred, you'd expect to see a sustained temperature rise within a few days of seeing your most fertile cervical mucus. If you don't seem to get a temperature rise at all, it could be for a few different reasons. Let's take a look at the possible explanations.
The reality is much more complicated though. Learn how these simple tests work, then be sure to consider the pros and cons of OPKs before trusting your fertility exclusively to this method. Here's what you need to know before you head to the drugstore to stock up. OPKs can detect a surge in the production of luteinizing hormone LH , which occurs roughly 36 hours before ovulation. By timing intercourse shortly after the LH surge, you can increase your odds of bringing sperm and egg together at the time when conception is most likely to occur. But take note: OPKs do not test for ovulation.
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TTC#6: Fertile CM but neg OPK
If you are trying to conceive, you have probably heard many tips for getting pregnant and have a hard time discerning fertility fact from fiction. Which suggestions may actually help when you are trying for a baby? Fertility dramatically declines with age for both men and women. The trend of declining fertility starts after age thirty for women. By their late 30s women have half the fertility rate of women in their early 20s. Male fertility decreases most after age 50 but starts to decline at No amount of wishful thinking will change these reproductive aging patterns so plan accordingly!