How to chart your Ovulation prediction-Fertility cycle
To prepare this chart you’ll need a basal
thermometer able to show you the reasonably small changes in basal body
temperature that are seen during the fertility cycle. To take a basal body temperature
it is essential that the woman is well rested, that the temperature is taken
before doing anything else in the morning (do not get out of bed) and that the
temperature is taken at approximately the same time every morning. This is a
resting body temperature. Getting up, moving around, emptying your bladder will
all artificially raise your temperature reading and interfere with your ability
to keep an accurate fertility chart.
Record all of your findings on your fertility chart each day. For women with
very regular cycles each month may look strikingly similar. For women with irregular
cycles a wealth of information may be gathered from serial fertility charts.
Some fortunate couples may find out that their main problem was simply one of
timing. Others may be able to eliminate timing as the major cause of their infertility.