Charting Your Basel Body Temperature

For women who wish to improve their chances at pregnancy, one of the most effective methods that they can use is the BBT (Basal Body Temperature) Chart. This chart allows women to keep a record of their Basal Body Temperature over a period of time to determine at which times they are fertile. What is the basal body temperature? The basal body temperature is the temperature of a woman’s body that is taken rig

Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very delicate phase for a woman, especially when it comes to her health. One of the problems pregnant women encounter is that they experience back pains. This is because ligaments become softer and stretch to prepare for labor, thus putting strain on the lower back and pelvis. They can also feel backaches as the baby grows inside their belly, and as the hollow on their lower backs may increase. Here

What Causes Male Infertility?

Infertility is the inability to get pregnant after trying for at least one year without using birth control. About 15% of couples are infertile. About one-third of cases of infertility are caused by male factors alone. What are the causes of male infertility? Variocele, or the varicose vein in the scrotum, is the most common cause of male infertility. It occurs when the veins are enlarged one or both sides. This ca

Charting Your BBT (Basel Body Temperature)

Since measuring a woman’s basal body temperature can be really tricky, one has to be able to know what to do in order to measure her BBT as accurate as possible. Measuring the temperature at either a few degrees higher or lower than the actual BBT would only cause a miscalculation on a woman’s ovulation period. Here are some tips on what to do for an accurate BBT chart. Start on the right track –

Being Healthy While Your Are Pregnant

So, you’ve finally decided to add another branch to your family tree by deciding that you would like to have a baby with your spouse. It is definitely one of the most exhilarating times in ones life because it is an experience that is like no other. One of the things that you need to remember whenever you’re going to get pregnant is that you need to have some lifestyle changes. There needs to be a lot

How to Increase Your Chances of Having Twins

It is human nature to be fascinated by babies, more so if they come in pairs. In recent years, pregnancies that carry twins or other multiples have been on the rise. A lot of couples wonder how to increase their chances of having it. Here are some suggestions that could increase the odds of having twins, or more. Uncontrollable Factors: Be a twin yourself – Twins have a higher rate of having twins themselves.

How to Take a Pregnancy Test

Pregnancy testing is really not that difficult. However, it carries a lot of importance, especially to the one who is taking the test. You want to be sure that the result would be accurate because there is a lot of difference between being pregnant or having a false alarm. Here are some steps you should take in taking a pregnancy test and be more confident in your test results. Purchase a pregnancy kit You will ne

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 restle

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 ca

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 Fahrenhe