The ovulation test is used to determine the exact moment of ovulation, which is extremely important when couples try to conceive a baby.

Why is ovulation so important and what exactly is it?

Ovulation testing is a method of diagnosing the exact moment in the menstrual cycle when a woman is ovulating.

What is ovulation?

Ovulation, or in other words ovulation, is the moment when the woman's reproductive system releases eggs ready for fertilization. If intercourse does occur at this point, there is a chance that the woman will become pregnant. That is why it is so important - in the case of couples trying for a baby - to know exactly when ovulation takes place. According to generally accepted knowledge, ovulation should take place around the middle of the menstrual cycle, which should be 28 days. This means that around day 14, a woman should ovulate. However, it is not that simple. The menstrual cycle for it is a very individual matter and each woman may have a slightly different duration. In addition, there are various types of hormonal and health problems, which may also result in changes in the course of the menstrual cycle. Therefore, for many women, it is sometimes impossible to determine when they are ovulating based on an ordinary calculation. This is where ovulation tests come in handy.

Ovulation test: what is it? Where can we get them?

An Ovulation test can be performed by any woman who wants to check when exactly she will ovulate. In practice, this solution is used by women who are trying to get pregnant. Sometimes they use the ovulation test the first time they try to conceive to maximize the likelihood of pregnancy. In other cases, they resort to ovulation tests of women who have been trying to get pregnant for several months unsuccessfully - the test may increase the chance of having intercourse at the most convenient time.

What is an ovulation test?

It is designed to detect large increases in luteinizing hormone. Such a jump occurs just before ovulation. This means that if the test detects high levels of the hormone, you will ovulate within 24-36 hours. An Ovulation test can be purchased at any pharmacy and online.

When to do an ovulation test?

As ovulation lasts only 24 hours, during which the chance of fertilization is highest, couples trying to conceive need to know exactly when it will happen. In this case, it is worth getting several copies of the tests so that you have a chance to do the test around the time when ovulation should take place.

When to do an ovulation test?

Well, first of all, you need to determine at least the approximate length of the menstrual cycle. For example, if it is 28 days for the book, then it is recommended to perform the test on day 11, and then repeat it in the following days if necessary. If your cycle is not so perfect, then it is worth using the tables which are advised by your fertility experts, where, depending on the length of the cycle, it is indicated on which day you should start testing.

Ovulation test: how to do? What to look for?

Ovulation tests are done by any gynecologist, so it is not so difficult to look for a unified instruction that will tell us how to do them. It is best to follow the instructions of your gynecologist. Some tests require the preparation of a sterile urine container into which the test will be immersed. Others, as with pregnancy tests, are streaming.

In the case of an ovulation test, there are a few details to pay attention to:

1. Gynecologist performs subsequent tests at the same time of the day, hour - it will give more reliable results
2. Do not use morning urine - it is highly concentrated, which may distort the result
3. it is worth limiting fluid intake before 1-2 hours of the test

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