Anonymous asked in Pregnancy & ParentingTrying to Conceive · 8 months ago

How does BBT tell ovulation ?

3 Answers

  • 8 months ago

    When your temperature goes up and stays up (usually by a tenth of a degree for most people) you ovulated. You dont get advance notice with this method you are about to ovulate but after doing it for a few months you can see a pattern on when you usually ovulate.

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  • 8 months ago

    Generally speaking, women have a dip just before ovulation and a spike after.  It needs to be taken at the same time every day, and before you're up and moving around.  

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  • Suzy Q
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Your average basal body temperature (taken first thing every morning around the same time immediately after waking) rises a bit after ovulation, and stays above baseline until shortly before your period starts. 

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