How can you
tell when you're ovulating?
The second half of a woman's hormone cycle begins at
ovulation. There are several easy methods you can use to figure out when you've ovulated:
Use a basal thermometer. Take your
temperature before getting out of bed in the
morning. When your temperature rises .5 to 1
degree, it indicates that you’re ovulating.
Use a fertility detector microscope.
These handy lipstick-sized mini-microscopes
measure the amount of salt in your saliva.
When your salt peaks, so does your estrogen,
which means it's Day 13 in your cycle, or
the day before you ovulate. (Ovulation
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Check vaginal secretions. When your
secretions are thin and watery, you're at or
Feel for a cramp. About 25% of women feel a cramp-like pain when they
ovulate and may see a spot or two of blood
in their discharge,
which is normal.