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What the heck is a leutial phase?

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Irishmammybread Mon 21-Jan-13 23:18:39

You can also chart your temperature, your bbt increases the day after ovulation, however if you wait for the temperature rise it's then too late in your cycle to conceive. Over time though it can give you a better understanding of your cycles.
Opk tests will detect the LH surge which gives you an indication ovulation is likely to occur soon.
Fertility friend is a very useful site for information and it's free to join and use the temperature charting system .

chocoloulou33 Mon 21-Jan-13 22:49:26

U know ur ovulating by getting ewcm (egg white cervical mucus) or ovulation pains, or getting a positive on a ovulation test, that's best way to know for sure. On average most women ov about 14 days before their period starts. Hth xx

Bubblegum78 Mon 21-Jan-13 22:27:01

Thanks, how do I know if I'm ovulating? lol

I think my cycle is 32 days.... to say I'm struggling is an understatent! x

ILoveMyCats Mon 21-Jan-13 22:24:25


It's the second phase of your cycle - between ovulating and the start of your period.


Bubblegum78 Mon 21-Jan-13 22:20:15

Exactly what the title suggests, I'm still boggled!

Thanks! xx

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