Q: When can I get pregnant?

A: Only when you're fertile

Having intercourse during the 5 days leading up to ovulation will give you the best chance of getting pregnant. This period of time is known as the Fertile Window.

Here's how to find your fertile window

During your cycle, your body gives you signs that indicate when you are fertile.

Cervical Fluid

When your cervical fluid is slippery and stretchy your fertile window is open and you will likely ovulate soon.

After ovulation, your estrogen levels will drop and your cervical fluid will be drier and less fertile.

As you approach ovulation, your estrogen levels rise and your Cervical Fluid will follow a general pattern from dry → sticky → creamy → clear, slippery and stetchy.

Basal Body Temperature

After ovulation your body produces progesterone which increases your waking oral temperature.

Your egg only lives for up to 24 hours, so by the time you see your temperature rise, your fertile window has closed.

Temperature is helpful to confirm you are ovulating, timing intercourse correctly, and have a healthy cycle that could support a pregnancy.

A sustained rise in waking oral temperature helps confirm you ovulated

Helpful Tips

Tip 1

To maximize chances of conception, keep having intercourse until ovulation is confirmed.

Tip 2

If your partner has a low sperm count, have intercourse only every other day during the fertile window

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