Am I Ovulating? Learn how to use a variety of methods to find out if you are about to ovulate.
Ever since I was 9 years old (yep, you read that right!), I have tracked my monthly cycles. My mom gave me my own personal calendar to mark down when my periods began and ended, so that I knew when to expect my monthly visitor.
Do you track your menstrual cycles? It’s important to do so, for a number of reasons:
- to keep track of periods
- to keep track of period-related symptoms
- to keep tabs on your health as a woman
- to know when you’re fertile or not fertile
If you are trying to get pregnant, it’s important to also track your ovulation. To get pregnant, you need to have sex at the right time, during the peak of your fertility window, when you’re most likely ovulating.
And, if you’re not trying to get pregnant, predicting ovulation can actually be pretty important too. [Read more…]