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Monitors, Basal Temp, Supplements
Discover fertility monitors that can pinpoint ovulation and your fertile days, and basal body temperature thermometers for charting your fertility daily.
Fertility monitors generally provide a larger window of fertile opportunity for conception during each monthly cycle.
The widely-used advanced ClearBlue Fertility Monitor, for example, detects two hormones, estrogen and Luteinizing Hormone (LH), and is designed to identify all of the fertile days of your cycle, thereby maximizing your chances of getting pregnant.
ClearBlue Fertility Monitor can id your 2 Peak Fertile days, plus 1 to 5 days of High Fertility preceding Peak, extremely helpful since sperm can live from 3 to 5 days in fertile cervical mucus. It uses disposable urine sticks to detect estrogen and LH levels. 1 box with 30 sticks lasts about 3 cycles.
Basal Body Thermometers
Basal body temperature (BBT) is a retrospective marker: your temp rise can confirm ovulation. Basal Thermometers range from simple, yet precise, digital thermometers to those with app connect:
Keep in mind that BBT does not provide advance notice of ovulation like a fertility monitor or ovulation predictor kit (OPK), or cervical fluid (CF) observation where the consistency changes to Egg White Cervical Mucus (EWCM) as ovulation approaches.
By confirming your ovulation date via your BBT, you can more accurately: