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Regulating Excessive Cervical Mucus

“What do you suggest for regulating excessive cervical mucus that occurs month long? It does change to indicate ovulation, but there is never a dry day.” Great question, because even today many women don’t really know what is normal as far as their own vaginas are concerned.  There are couple of really important things to…

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AMH is NOT a Marker of Quality of Eggs.

There are different variations of what people perceive as AMH, which is anti-mullerian hormone and basically a marker of ovarian reserve. AMH is not a marker of quality of eggs, it’s a marker of the amount of eggs. Furthermore, it’s not a fertility measure that can be used on its own. It must be investigated in conjunction with…

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Cervical Mucus 101 And How It Can Help You Get Pregnant Fast

Cervical mucus changes enable you to answer the following questions “When during my cycle is the best time to start having baby-making intercourse?” and “Am I now fertile”? Whereas temperature observations enables you to answer the question “Did I ovulate and if so, when?” It is important that you record cervical mucus observations during your…

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Natural Ways to Induce Ovulation

Can you advise natural ways to induce ovulation? I am 20, and suffer from PCOS. Last year I went off the pill as it was making me ill and had no period for over 5 months. I was put back on the pill for nov and dec to try ‘jump start’ my cycles again which…

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Are You Heading Down Menopause Lane?

Taken literally, “menopause” means the last or final menstrual period, but in every day speak it means the time around the last period, which typically happens when a woman is in her late 40s and early 50s. The average age is 51 years. Around this time, menstruation stops and starts—this period is known as perimenopause.…

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How to Overcome Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Fast

  Not sure why you’re feeling teary, emotional, bloated and cramping? Then you realise it’s that time of the month again. You’re not alone. If you feel some, or all, of these symptoms, a week or so before bleeding starts, you’re like most of the female population of reproductive age who suffer premenstrual syndrome (PMS).…

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Factors that Affect your Cervical Mucus

Certain factors may influence the quality and quantity of cervical mucus you produce and could therefore impact not only your chart interpretation but also your fertility. If any of the factors listed below apply to you be sure to record them on your cervical mucus observations chart so that you can recognize trends and identify…

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What To Expect From Your Cervical Mucus Patterns

When you first begin checking your cervical mucus patterns it is normal not to know what to expect and what you are looking for. Do not worry – you will very quickly get the hang of it, all you need to do is keep checking. You will soon learn what is what and when it…

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Is Oestrogen Making You Fat and Impacting Fertility?

Carrying more weight than your body’s ideal, normal range will hinder your ability to conceive and carry a healthy pregnancy to term—it can even impact your child’s health and development in the womb and beyond. For this (and many other reasons) ensuring healthy weight balance will be essential for your optimum fertility. The question is……

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7 Ways To Cure Period Pain

Despite what you were told whilst growing up and what you may have matured to believe: Period pain is not normal. Cramping, severe period pain and related symptoms are a sign that something isn’t quite right. These ‘flags’ act as your body’s warning sign—in their way demanding you pay attention and (hopefully) change some of your…

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How to Determine Your Most Fertile Days

In many cultures a women’s body has always been a taboo subject. Even today as result of conditioning, or from the pure distraction of a very hectic or disorderly lifestyle, the taboo still goes on. Regardless of the reasons, women can gain a significant amount of control over their health, fertility and reproductive planning simply…

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