(Closed) Temperature Timing Question

posted 5 years ago in TTC
  • poll: Take temperature when wake to urinate or take temperature when alarm goes off each morning?
    When wake to urinate (anytime between 1am - 3am each night) : (1 votes)
    7 %
    At 5:15am when alarm goes off : (14 votes)
    93 %
  • Post # 3
    4575 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @ethorn13:  I used to have this dilemma too….As long as you get 2.5 to 3.5 hrs to sleep after your bathroom visit, then take your temp at your usual time, as it most likely will not be affect your temp. GL :))))))))))))))

    Post # 4
    2515 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    i would temp at 5:15am. if you’re consistant with temping at this time every morning, you’ll see a pattern in your temps even if you get up to pee in the middle of the night. i have get up sometimes too and it doesn’t seem to affect my temps.

    Post # 5
    1285 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I would take the temp at 515, since you aren’t really ‘waking up’ as much as you are shuffling to the bathroom, with your eyes half closed, and going right back to bed. If you want to do an experiment, take your temps at both time and see if they are that off.

    Post # 6
    3378 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Could you try to avoid the night-time pee by stopping drinking anything a few hours before bed?  I’ve had the same issue before, because I drink a ton of water during the day, but I make sure to stop drinking anything at least two hours before bed because I HATE waking up to pee at night.  Maybe this could solve your problem?

    Post # 7
    3571 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I get up to pee nearly every night, and i find that makes no difference. I also find that as long as I’m asleep for an hour or so, no problem. It does make a big difference though if I;

    Drink alcohol – I have to have a drink or whatevr right when I get home. If dinner is late, I really should abstain. 

    Take my temperature outside my “normal” 30 minute window. 

    Post # 9
    3059 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I know some times avoiding peeing in the middle of the night is inevitable, but I found by keeping a night light on in the bathroom and not turning on the lights help in not affecting me temp. Maybe you can try that?

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