RECOMMENDED BASAL BODY THERMOMETERS

I've lost count of how many people have messaged me on my Instagram page asking for BBT (Basal Body Temperature) thermometers, so I figured it was about time that I write up my recommendations in a blog post so I can simply point them to the list to explore the options. BBT thermometers are used …

NORMAL CYCLE PARAMETERS

Every cycle is a new thing, which is why we don't predict future cycles based on past ones. A charting woman takes every day as it comes. This is something I really emphasize with my clients— we can't assume anything about tomorrow, and so we attend closely to the cycle biomarkers and symptoms of today. …

CERVICAL MUCUS (aka CERVICAL FLUID)

Two posts ago I shared a little bit about Basal Body Temperature, or BBT. As you’ll remember it’s a super handy biomarker and tool to confirm ovulation and to get an idea of things like thyroid health. I recommend that every woman incorporate BBT into her charting routine, with very few exceptions. Having that extra …

BASAL BODY TEMPERATURE

Basal body temperature, more commonly referred to by its shorter acronym BBT, is a tool for assessing fertility, More specifically, it is used to confirm that ovulation is happening, when it happened (past tense is important here), and also provides information on other aspects of health including giving insights on hormone levels (like progesterone) and …

FERTILITY AWARENESS BASED METHODS and EFFICACY RATES

You may have heard a variety of efficacy rates for Fertility Awareness Methods as birth control or family planning, + perhaps wonder what the correct rate really is. The answer to this isn’t as simple as, “Oh, it’s 97% effective.” Why? Here are 3 reasons: There are 𝕕𝕚𝕗𝕗𝕖𝕣𝕖𝕟𝕥 𝕜𝕚𝕟𝕕𝕤 𝕠𝕗 𝔽𝕖𝕣𝕥𝕚𝕝𝕚𝕥𝕪 𝔸𝕨𝕒𝕣𝕖𝕟𝕖𝕤𝕤 𝔹𝕒𝕤𝕖𝕕 𝕄𝕖𝕥𝕙𝕠𝕕𝕤 (FABMs), …