Author: Pregnant Naturally

How and when to use pregnancy tests

When you are trying to get pregnant and would like it to happen fast, it can be agony to wait and see if your period is coming or not. Home pregnancy tests are easily available and relatively inexpensive, and the most sensitive tests can detect pregnancy up to several days before your …

Basal body temperature (BBT) and ovulation

What does your body temperature have to do with ovulation? Basal body temperature (BBT) is the temperature of your body in full rest, and this temperature is influenced by the hormones that regulate your menstrual cycle. During the first half of your cycle, the dominating hormone is estrogen which helps …

Does egg white cervical mucus (EWCM) mean ovulation?

Your cervical mucus (the discharge from your vagina) was probably not of much interest to you before you started trying to conceive. As you may now have learnt, however, carefully observing your cervical mucus can help you . However, with careful observation, it can be very helpful in predicting your most fertile …

How to use ovulation kits (ovulation tests)

Ovulation tests, also known as ovulation predictor kits (OPKs), are extremely useful when you are trying to conceive. Ovulation tests help you find the most fertile days in your cycle, so you can make sure to have intercourse on those days when you’re most likely to get pregnant. What is …