Heavy Flow Question Period: How do I know when I'm ovulating?

This week on Question Period, how to tell when you’re in your fertile phase and ovulating.

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What we discussed: 

  • When ovulation is likely to occur in your cycle
  • How to look for signs of ovulation even if you have an irregular cycle
  • The three main signs of fertility: cervical fluid, cervical positioning and temperature
  • Pain during ovulation, known as mittlesmerchz
  • Other symptoms that may signal a hormonal shift

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Taking Charge of Your Fertility, Toni Weschler
Fertility Awareness Method Workbook, Ashley Hartman Annis (she’ll teach you charting too!)
Vienna Farlow, the Cuntsultant
Lisa Hendrickson-Jack, Fertility Friday
Learn to chart using the Justisse Method

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