(Closed) Possible BBT Error?

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

A lot of things can swing your temp either way.  Maybe breathing through your mouth vs. your nose, and so on.  I would make note of both temperatures, but I generally stick with the first waking temperature to plot on my chart, which would be your 97.75.  Since your cycles are typically 28 days, the timing would make sense for your post-ovulation temp spike to be starting.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

i would go with your first temp and just hold out to see what happens tomorrow. a lot can affect any one reading, but if it stays high for a few more days it could be a good sign 🙂

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Remember it is about the pattern of temperatures and not just one temp. Every so often I’ll get a strange temp and I put it down and the next day it goes back to normal. In your case it seems like you are ovulating and if it stays up at 97.7 or higher for the next 3 days then it would appear that you have!

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

What about all the other temps?  Do you always take it as soon as you get up  or do you always take it about 15 mins after you wake up?  I would say just make sure you have a pattern going and try keep it consistent.

I know if you get less sleep one night then usual, then you have to take note of that because that can affect your temp.

http://www.fertilityplus.org/faq/bbt/bbtfaq.html

This site says that the temperature can go up or down depending on how close you are to the time you take it everyday.

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