(Closed) Do most women know when they're ovulating?

posted 4 years ago in TTC
Post # 16
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Bumble bee

I have mittleschmerz, and my vaginal mucus changes enough that I’m able to tell where I am in my cycle.  As I got older and learned more about my body, I connected the two and learned how to tell when I’m ovulating.  Of course, since I have PCOS, that doesn’t actually mean I’m ovulating/fertile/releasing an egg.  In my case, it could just be a hormone change without the egg release.

Post # 17
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I sure as heck didn’t.  I have a 21 day cycle, and tried charting, as well as watching my cervical mucus.  I was planning to try to get pregnant as soon as I finished college.  My husband and I did the deed during a time when I thought for sure I wasn’t in my fertile window.  At graduation, I was 14 weeks pregnant.  

Post # 18
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2016 - Sand Key Park- Clearwater Beach Elopement

I generally have a good idea. I track my periods on an app, and at some point during my fertile period I’ll get ovulation cramps.

When we start TTC this year, I won’t use OPK’s or anything unless we go six cycles without a BFP. I almost always know when I’m ovulating.

Post # 19
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Blushing bee

coffeeandtv:  I have always known. I get the cramping on my side, can feel my temperature rise, feel incredibly fatigued and I get a bit nauesous. Since TTC I have also taken note that my CM does change, too.

Post # 20
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Worker bee

I have cramping and a twinge of pain when I ovulate. EWCM is also a good indicator. 

Post # 21
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

Nope, never had a clue. My cycles were irregular so my charts were pretty much useless, too. So I just bought OPKs to figure out when I was ovulating. I got pregnant on my first cycle using OPKs! 

Post # 22
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

When I ovulate, I have sore boobs and pain in one ovary (alternating sides each month). For me, it’s basically just lower level period pain.

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