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    Default Ovulation clarification

    Hey there,
    Just looking to clarify my understanding of when I ovulate. Lots of tmi I'm sorry!
    So, I'm under the impression that ovulation last for 12-24hrs. I'm thinking that as I'm getting older it is more like the 12hr. My cycle is pretty regular and I recognise the egg white CM. My question is, when I detect this CM (usually going to the toilet) has my 12hrs just started or has it been going for a bit, or is this the end of this fertile window?
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    You can get Ewcm for days before ovulating and you can also get Ewcm without ovulating.

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    Oh . I thought I had a pretty good idea of when I ovulated! Maybe not

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    My understanding is you ovulate either on your last day of ewcm or the day after. The best way to tell is by measuring and recording your bbt (basel body temperature).

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    I've seen my SO use a phone app with a "woman's callendar" or something of the sort. That's usually how she keeps track of the ovulation.

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    I couldn't deal with the uncertainty of it all, so I bought an OPK. These typically include a phone # you can call with any questions as well!


 

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