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How often should I use ovaluation tests?

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snowfee Thu 13-Apr-17 11:04:43

Should I be doing the test every day of the month or just around when I should be ovulating? I'm looking online to purchase some test strips and trying to figure out how many to get.

Oysterbabe Thu 13-Apr-17 11:20:36

I only do them from cd12 until after I get a positive. When to start depends on the length of your cycle.

snowfee Thu 13-Apr-17 11:34:31

Thanks @Oysterbabe that certainly makes it more cost effective when buying the strips!
How do you keep track of the results? Do you use an app or jot it in a notepad?
Sorry for all the questions at the moment!

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Thu 13-Apr-17 11:44:25

I used the glow app. Keeps a good track of your cycle and symptoms throughout the month. I used the cheap strips and tested at 2pm and 10pm and always caught a positive!!

Oysterbabe Thu 13-Apr-17 12:09:32

There are lots of useful apps around. I take a photo of the test so that I can compare the darkness with previous days before they dry and fade.

Oysterbabe Thu 13-Apr-17 12:10:15

I meant to say I use Ovia, you can enter any symptoms you have too.

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