How BBT Works as an Ovulation Calculator — pregnant

Tips to Use BBT for Ovulation Calculation (Basal Body Temperature)

Ready to start temping?  And want to make sure you're doing it right? Here are our top 3 tips to BBT most effectively: Temp every day. Temping is not like ovulation tests -- it depends on consistent, daily data so that you can find a consistent temperature shift during a full ovulation cycle.   Temp at the same time every day BEFORE you get out of bed. BBT is your resting temperature, and you need to take it before you even leave the bed in the morning. Even more than a half an hour time difference can affect your results (...

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How Basal Body Temperature Works as an Ovulation Calculator

Basal Body Temperature (BBT) is your body temperature at rest, and can only be accurately taken immediately when you wake up. BBT rises after ovulation, due to increased Progesterone released from the corpus luteum after ovulation. Ovulation can be detected on a BBT chart for the day before the BBT rises. BBT remains high if there is a pregnancy.   An increase of 0.5-1ºF indicates the BBT spike, and occurs hours after ovulation. The purpose of tracking and creating a BBT chart is to find the BBT spike. Traditionally, women take their body temperature and manually mark the reading on...

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