Over the last year or so, we’ve taken a look at the topic of ovulation in a number of blogs. We looked at the ovulation basics, how to track your own ovulation, possible ovulation issues, and many common questions about ovulating, and egg health. If one of these topics is of particular interest to you, no worries: Here’s a collection of these links, so you can easily take a look at all of them in one place.
Ovulating: The Basics
Ovaries: Their Role in Fertility looks at where it all begins. At only 1.5 inches long, each ovary contains half of all the eggs a woman will release during her life. Ovarian Reserve and Testing considers just how many eggs that might be, and explores how that amount might be measured.
Developing Follicles: The Path to Ovulation details the stages of development that take an immature egg from its primordial beginnings to the very point where it is released, ready for fertilization. Finally, Ovulation Signs + A Quiz! looks at some signs you can watch for and presents a quiz to see how much you know about ovulation.
Tracking the Surge: Testing for Ovulation gives a brief overview of how levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) can predict your ovulation date, and presents a few commercial test kits that can read LH levels and tell you with 99% accuracy when you are ovulating. Deciphering Ovulation: Common Questions About Ovulation Tests addresses questions and concerns you might have about such tests, so that you can use them effectively while trying to get pregnant.
Your family planning efforts don’t have to stop with hormone tracking, though. 4 Tracking Tools To Use When Trying For A Baby and Fertility & Ovulation Tracking: Is There An App For That each look at a few more products to help conceive by tracking ovulation at home. And in Tracking Your Natural Fertility: The Cervical Mucus Method, we discuss another common method for tracking ovulation that doesn’t require any special kits or tools.
Ovulating: The issues
Trying to zero in on why your ovulation tracking isn’t resulting in a pregnancy? The Missing Egg: Understanding Ovulation Issues broaches the topic of irregular or absent ovulation and its role in infertility. One such ovulation issue is discussed in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Potential for Fertility Issues: PCOS affects 1 in 10 women and can lead to various health issues, including diabetes, in addition to fertility problems.
Finally, we answer some common questions about ovulation and ovulation tracking, including how ovulation is connected to your period and how long you may be fertile after – or even before – ovulation:
- 3 Common Ovulation Q&As
- Get The Facts! 5 (More) Common Ovulation Q&As
- Ovulation and Fertility Help: 3 Common Ovulation Tracking Questions
There you go! Armed with the knowledge in all of these links, you’ll be able to better track your ovulation date and plan your baby-making efforts more accurately. If you would like to get even more information and tips about natural ways to increase your chance of becoming pregnant, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or sign up for our newsletter.