Charting your basal body temperature (BBT) is an important step in tracking your fertility when trying to conceive. Charting your BBT involves taking your temperature with a basal body thermometer (which measures precise changes to one-tenth of a degree) at the same time each day beginning on the first day of your period. You can use the babyMed BBT Chart in order to track these temperature changes and learn how to interpret them.

When Is The First Day of The Menstrual Cycle?

The first day of the menstrual cycle is also the first day of your menstrual period and that is the very first day you observe bright red blood. Brown spotting is not considered a menstrual period. ... read more »

When Does Ovulation Occur After A Positive OPK and BBT?

When is ovulation and BBT rise after positive OPK? Your first OPK indicates a rise in the LH hormone, which is followed soon after by ovulation, which is triggered by that LH rise. ... read more »

How to Do Basal Body Temperature Charting

Here are instructions to make charting ovulation and your BBT easy. ... read more »

Cervical Mucus EWCM Ovulation Fertility Pregnancy

The cervical mucus is produced by the cervix and changes consistency throughout your menstrual cycle based on hormones associated with ovulation. ... read more »

Early Signs Of Pregnancy

Early pregnancy signs are felt by many women even before they miss their menstrual period. However most of the typical pregnancy signs and symptoms are directly related to the pregnancy hormone hCG. ... read more »

When Does the New Day Begin with BBT Temperature Charting?

You should decide at the beginning of BBT temperature charting what you consider the beginning of a new day, the cycle day 1, either after midnight or when you wake up. Both choices are OK. ... read more »

Fertility Awareness Ovulation Calendar and Chart

Fertility awareness and charting is part of 'Natural Family Planning' (NFP). It uses a woman's natural fertility signs to identify when she may or may not be fertile. ... read more »

Temperature or Symptothermal Method for Contraception?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A method of natural family planning that closely monitors two indicators of fertility is just as effective as oral contraception in preventing unwanted pregnancies if used correctly, European researchers report. ... read more »

Fertility 101: Lesson 07 - The Big O Ovulation

Your BBT or Basal Body Temperature is your body's temperature at rest, when you have slept for several hours. The best time to take your BBT is first thing in the morning when you wake up. ... read more »

Can The BBT Temperature Curve Determine Pregnancy?

If you haven't had your period 15+ days after ovulation on the BBT temperature curve, then a pregnancy is likely. ... read more »

Temperature Drop - 7 DPO

What does it mean if the temperature drops on 7 dpo on the BBT? ... read more »

Triphasic Temperature Rise and Pregnancy

Does it mean that I am pregnant if my bbt temperature goes up in a triphasic curve on 15 DPO? ... read more »

Evaporation Line on Pregnancy Test

The evaporation line may appear after some time and falesly indicate a pregnancy. ... read more »

Why Chart Your Temperature

What is BBT temperature charting for? ... read more »

1. Fertility Charting Chart, BBT charting, Ovulation calendar

Introduction to fertility charting and basal body temperature (BBT) charting. ... read more »

FertilChart - Fertility Charting Online

By charting your basal body temperature (BBT) you can learn more about your fertility and keeping a BBT chart is a very exciting way to get pregnant. ... read more »

Body Wraps

Body wraps involve the application of heated towels or wraps to specific areas of the body to melt away fat and treat aches and pains. They are not safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Chapter 1: Introduction To BBT Charting

Your basal body temperature BBT is the temperature of your body at rest. For fertility charting, the temperature is always taken in the morning before you move or get out of bed. ... read more »

What Does Low BBT Mean?

What does it mean if my basal body temperatures (BBT) are lower than average? ... read more »

Low Basal Body Temperatures (BBT)

What could low basal body temperatures (BBT) mean? ... read more »

Basal Body Temperature and Air Conditioners

Since tracking your basal body temperature to identify rises in temperature could signal that you ovulating, what effect do air conditioners have on BBT and getting pregnant? ... read more »

BBT Temperature Curve: Sign Of Implantation?

Some BBT temperature charts show signs of implantation such as a triphasic BBT curve or an "implantation dip. ... read more »

Tracking Fertility: OPK vs. BBT

Which is a better method of tracking fertility — using an ovulation predictor kit (OPK) or basal body temperature (BBT) charting? What works better to determine when I am ovulating? ... read more »

Late Menstrual Period - What Next?

“My period is late, what do I do now?” This is probably the most frequent question we get from women who are trying to conceive (TTC.) The first step is finding out if you ovulated this month; the nex ... read more »

Abnormal BBT Chart

Is there such a thing as an abnormal BBT curve? BBT chart cannot be classified as normal or abnormal. However, try to be more specific about what it is that you see. ... read more »

Sex And Basal Body Temperature (BBT)

When should we have sex asked on my rise in basal body temperature? When is it too late to conceive according to BBT? When is it too early to conceive? ... read more »

Fertility Awareness: Triphasic Curve

 A biphasic curve has two phases: It is a curve that rises and stays up after ovulation. The first phase is before ovulation (follicular phase), the second phase is after ovulation (corpus-luteum phase), when temperatures rise because of progesterone. ... read more »

Long Menstrual Cycle and Basal Body Temperature BBT

The first thing to do if you have a long menstrual cycle is you should confirm that you are not pregnant by doing a pregnancy test. ... read more »

Calendar Method For Fertility Awareness

Calendar-based methods are one part of fertility awareness, an attempt to find which days in the menstrual cycle are fertile days and which are not. ... read more »

BBT Basal Body Temperature and Ectopic

Does my BBT chart indicate that I have an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »

Is Low Body Temperature A Concern?

Mild reductions in body temperature are often temporary and don't indicate a serious problem but occasionally, a low body temperature can indicate an underlying condition. ... read more »

3 Important Ovulation Symptoms

Many women look for ovulation symptoms to predict when they are most fertile either to try to get pregnant or to prevent pregnancy. Did you know that the most common physical ovulation symptoms are probably ones you notice, and don’t necessarily correlate with ovulation? ... read more »

Double Ovulation And BBT Charting

I am charting my ovulation by using basal body temperature charting. I know I can determine ovulation this way, but can I also detect double ovulation on my BBT? ... read more »

Waterbed

Is is safe to use a waterbed while we try to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Erratic BBT curve

My BBT temperatures are all over the place ... read more »

What Affects BBT?

Which factors other than fertility affect the BBT? ... read more »

Irregular Menstrual Cycles and Fertility Microscope

Can I use a fertility microscope with an irregular menstrual cycle? ... read more »

Expert Fertility Basal Body Temperature BBT Chart Evaluation

BabyMed is the only fertility site where a real fertility expert looks at your fertility basal body temperature BBT chart and helps you identify ovulation and other information. ... read more »

What Is The Average BBT Basal Body Temperature?

The average range of basal body temperatures is between 97.7-98.2 Fahrenheit, but normal temperatures may be different from one woman to another. ... read more »

Stretchy Mucus - Always Ovulation

Does stretchy mucus always mean that I am ovulating? ... read more »

Cervical Position - How-To

How do I check my cervical position? ... read more »

Natural Family Planning (NFP)

What is Nautral Family Planning (NFP)? ... read more »

Coverline - What Is It?

How do I determine my coverline? ... read more »

Infertility Workup Before Clomiphene

Should everyone have an infertility workup? ... read more »

Infertility Workup

What is the basic infertility workup? ... read more »

BBT - Temperature Drop

Does the temperature drop before or after ovulation? ... read more »

Coverline - When Is It Being Drawn

When your waking body temperature rises more than 0.2 or two-tenths of a degree higher than the previous six days, and it stays that way for at least two days, you can start drawing your coverline. ... read more »

Does a Drop in Temperature on the BBT Chart Mean Pregnancy

A temperature drop in the basal body temperature BBT chart about a week or so after ovulation could well mean that there was implantation and pregnancy has occured. ... read more »

Ovulation Prediction

Are there any studies on ovulation prediction? ... read more »

EWCM and Ovulation

EWCM is not a reliable enough indicator to pinpoint the exact day of ovulation. ... read more »

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