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Factors Influence Your Basal Body Temperature

It is very important to take your basal body temperature (or BBT) first thing in the morning so that you won’t have many variables that can influence it. This makes your measurement more accurate and more reliable for identifying your fertile phase. Here are some factors that could affect your BBT readings.Occasional high temperature – If your temperature is artificially high because of fever, a restless night’s sleep or alcohol consumption the night before, you may want to cover the outlying te…

Basal Body Temperature Method of Family Planning

The changes in basal body temperature have been linked with determining the time of ovulation in women. Charting the changes in the basal body temperature can be effective in knowing when a woman can find herself at her most fertile. And in the same case, charting the changes in basal body temperature can also be used as a means of natural family planning. The basal body temperature is the body temperature that can be measured immediately after waking up, before any physical activity has been un…

Fertility Awareness Method: Basal Body Temperature Charting

Basal body temperature (BBT) is the body temperature at rest. It is measured immediately after awakening and before any physical activity has been undertaken. This measurement is very important for fertility awareness among women. How? Let’s find out.How BBT estimates the day of ovulation Monitoring BBT is one way of estimating the day of ovulation as it causes an increase of one-half to one degree Fahrenheit (or one-quarter to one-half degree Celsius). Charting a women’s BBT is a useful tool fo…

Basal Body Temperature Basics

For the male species, the basal body temperature is not too much of a concern. However, for those who have their monthly visitor disturb them regularly (and some irregularly), measuring their BBT or basal body temperature is one of the surefire ways to determine ovulation. When a woman ovulates, their basal body temperature increases to one-half to a full degree in Fahrenheit and one-quarter to one-half degree Celsius. This is because women are inclined to have lower temperatures just before ovu…

Understanding Basal Body Temperature

Basal body temperature or BBT is the measure of a person’s body temperature at the point of waking up and before any type of physical activity has been taken up. ¬†This is usually taken up in women as a gauge for fertility. It can help determine when the ovulation has taken place. In women, ovulation can cause an increase of one half to one degree Fahrenheit in basal body temperature.¬† This fluctuation or difference, if monitored for a certain period of time, can help women in trying to estimate …