The period of ovulation differs from one woman to another. Some of them can tell well in advance about this day every month as they ovulate regularly in the same fashion. But, others do not have a precise clock of menstrual cycle. However, there are some signs that will help women in identifying the day when they ovulate every month. As getting pregnant is something related to this process, it is important for women planning for a baby to understand and when does this process happen. Here are the signs for the same women can experience:
Increase in the body temperature:
As the egg gets released on the day, your body temperature will rise sharply. This increase in temperature is because of the production of progesterone hormone during this process.
When this process happens, there will be changes in the cervical fluid as it will become thick and white like egg whites. Both the amount and the texture of fluid will change and when you have the maximum amount of wet fluid, it is a sign that you are ovulating.
Lower abdominal discomfort:
There are chances that you might experience mild pains to severe cramps when this process takes place. For some women, this pain can last for few hours, while for some it lasts only for a few minutes. You may also feel slight cramps or pain on the side of the pelvis.
Changes in cervix:
When this process happens, the cervix will become more soft, wet and open. This is the most common sign, but the problem with this sign is that the difference between the normal cervix and the cervix at the time of ovulation is mild to notice.
• Some women might experience light spotting
• Some might feel tenderness in breasts and noticeable abdominal bloating and these things happen because of water retention
• Some women will notice that their genital passage has become more sensitive and increased libido level.
• Some might experience enhanced sense to taste, vision and smell
• Just before this process, some women might experience high boosts of energy or even moodiness.
• There are chance of nausea and headaches due to hormonal changes taking place in the body.
It will be easier for women in identifying the exact day when they ovulate by having a close watch at their body and the changes happening within.
In general, it is recommended that women looking for conception should try after they ovulate and so when close attention is given, they can easily identify the day and can achieve their desire for carrying a baby. Generally, after this process, the ovum will remain active for fertilization for 12-24 hours and this is why women should opt for lovemaking during this period to conceive a baby. However, the 10th, 12th, 14th and 16th day of menstrual cycle are stated as ideal dates to try for conception. Women can look for the above-mentioned signs carefully when they are intending to conceive.