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Tips to Bring Ovulation Forward

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MintGreenLife Mon 21-Sep-20 15:12:17

Hi all,

I'm having trouble with my cycles after coming off the pill (6 months ago).

I've only managed to confirm ovulation once through BBT, otherwise the other cycles I've charted I'm not clear on whether it was anovulatory or if I had a short luteal phase. I've attached two charts - the one where I did ovulate was cycle 3 TTC, the one where it looks like I probably didn't is cycle 4. I'm assuming I didn't as can't see how I can go from a normal luteal phase to a short one next cycle?

Anyway, can you advise how to bring ovulation forward? As you can see I'm ovulating late/not at all after weeks of EWCM! Have read about/been advised B vitamins, soy isoflavones, Agnus Castus etc and don't know which is the right route to go down?!

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Juno231 Mon 21-Sep-20 15:58:28

I would potentially say you ovulated on the other chart too but on CD45. Tbh I'd be more focused on extending your LP than shortening your FP - as it's the short LP that will scupper your attempts at a BFP.

I would go down the Vit B complex (as both B6 and B12 are important) route as it will lengthen your LP but also balance your hormones to hopefully shorten your FP. Minimum 200mg a day, and I'd perhaps be hesitant to introduce too many things at once in case you find you don't know which supplement is having what effect on you.

MintGreenLife Mon 21-Sep-20 17:26:35

Thanks @Juno231 can always rely on you to check on my charts for me smile it wasn't the super long chart that I was concerned about as fairly certain I ovulated and had a normal LP? It's the other shorter chart which I think maybe I didn't ovulate on, rather than having a short LP? It's so hard to know what to try as can't workout whether I'm only ovulating every few cycles, or every cycle with a short LP, which doesn't make sense with that one cycle in the middle with a normal LP? Would you suggest B vitamins regardless, and if so 200mg of which? Both B6 and B12, 200mg each??

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MintGreenLife Mon 21-Sep-20 17:27:37

@Juno231 as I carried on getting EWCM right up until AF on my last cycle I assumed anovulatory...

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Juno231 Mon 21-Sep-20 17:29:17

@MintGreenLife ha i only just realised you were OP! You've heard it all from me before then - ignore me 😁

MintGreenLife Mon 21-Sep-20 17:32:50

@Juno231 awh no probs! Any advice is always welcome. now the wedding is out the way I really want to try and figure out what's going on and try to do something about it! x

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TTCbabyx Thu 24-Sep-20 21:12:15


I was ovulating late/not at all so I bought some Conceive plus Ovulation support and my period went from 67 days to 45 down to 25 days and ovulated day 14!

I got them from amazon and I think they've been the best purchase! I've just bought a second lot! Xx

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