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First Cycle Tracking Ovulation

Discussion in 'OPK Testing Gallery' started by Marissa224, Apr 20, 2020.

  1. Marissa224

    Marissa224 Member

    Aug 27, 2019
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    My husband and I are in the VERY early stages of TTC so we aren't telling anyone. It has been hard because I have a lot of questions but no one I can ask...

    This cycle has been the first time I have tracked my ovulation just to make sure everything looks ok and so when we really start seriously TTC, I know what my cycle looks like. I have been using the [email protected] tests and the premom app. My main question is, how many days does LH rise for before peaking? I know this question could be premature and my peak could literally be today or tomorrow, but my app has been telling me my LH is 'high' for a few days now. I know everyone is different but I guess I am just wanting to know how long other women get high LH/dark tests before their peak.

    Thank you for any advice!

    (also my cycles are about 32-34 days)

  2. chattychar1990

    chattychar1990 Well-Known Member

    Jul 25, 2018
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    Hmmmmm interesting.
    Going solely by your OPK’s I would say that peak is around the corner. Your tests are getting darker so make sure you test more than usual as you could miss the surge.
    However going by your temps it doesn’t really match up to your opks. You normally have low temps on the lead up to ovulation and your temps rise after ovulation has happened.
    I would also download the app fertility friend and plot your temps on that. It’s easier to read and the more data you put in the more accurate it becomes. Obvs still keep your other app if you want to track your ov sticks but in time you will learn the difference between low, high and peak. Good luck in your journey.
  3. MHemmelrick

    MHemmelrick New Member

    May 31, 2020
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    What test are you using? That looks much better than what I'm doing. It actually tracks the hormone level?
  4. Kitana

    Kitana Moderator

    Aug 11, 2016
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    You can get cheap ovulation sticks online on eBay or Amazon. Download an ovulation tracker app and you can track your ovulation from around CD10! Good luck!x

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