Symptoms of ovulation

What are the symptoms of ovulation in women?

It should be immediately stated that 100% of the best time for conception can be determined only with the help of ultrasound. However, in the case of conception planning, ultrasound will most likely be paid. This is not affordable for everyone, then resort to other symptoms of ovulation.

Elevated basal temperature

The temperature can be measured at home using a conventional mercury or electronic thermometer. But you should be patient, because to properly determine ovulation you need to measure the temperature during the full cycle. Begin at the end of the menstrual cycle. The best time for this is the morning. Every day, measure the temperature in the rectum and apply the result to the schedule. In the first half of the cycle, the temperature will fluctuate around 37 degrees, but in the middle of the cycle a small jump will occur and the basal temperature will increase by 0, 4 degrees or less. This will be the time of ovulation. It happens that the temperature jump does not occur, in that case, most likely you made a measurement in the anovulatory cycle, or there were some violations in the cycle.

But still, the increase in basal temperature is not considered a 100% symptom, since any external factor - smoking, sex, alcohol, can affect the temperature change.

Ovulation test

In addition to the pregnancy test, now you can buy ovulation tests in the pharmacy. Such tests react to the presence of luteinizing hormone. It begins to be actively developed several hours before the release of the mature egg. If the time of ovulation has come, then the test will show two strips. To not miss the opportunity to become pregnant, do an ovulation test twice a day, while observing all the rules.


Some women feel during ovulation pain in the lower abdomen. Such pain can last from several minutes to several hours. Ovulatory pain is most often associated with the fact that during the release of the egg, the mucous membrane of the ovary is irritated. Many women feel pain every time when ovulation, but if such pain occurs for the first time, then you should definitely consult a doctor. Make sure you do not have infection or other problems.

Change in cervical fluid

Ovulation may indicate vaginal discharge (cervical fluid). But it is necessary to determine the modifications during the whole cycle and thus you can see some individual patterns. For example, usually after menstruation, a sticky, rubbery consistency is observed. But the closer to ovulation, the discharge becomes more liquefied and becomes like cream with a whitish or slightly yellow tinge. A few days before the best time for conception, the secretions will be transparent, slippery and supple. Well, after that they change again or completely disappear before the next cycle.

However, not everything is so simple, many women have very few allocations, so it is difficult to notice any changes in them. May interfere with the study of cervical fluid and sexual infections that are misleading.

Increasing sexual desire

Doctors say that this is inherent in nature, so that people multiply more readily.

Remember, ovulation lasts only a few hours, but the possibility of getting pregnant persists for three days after the release of the egg.

We wish you to quickly and easily become pregnant and have a healthy baby!

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