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Do you have to use a basal thermometer?
Last Updated: 28th April, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, how do you use a basal thermometer?
To use the basal body temperature method:Take your basal body temperature every morning beforegetting out of bed. Use a digital oral thermometer orone specifically designed to measure basal body temperature.Make sure you get at least three hours of uninterrupted sleep eachnight to ensure an accurate reading.
can you use a regular thermometer for basal temperature? You can use a regular thermometer, but it won'tgive results as accurate or specific as a basal bodytemperature(BBT) thermometer. BBTthermometers have a number of advantages: They're speedy,durable, and accurate to a 10th of a degree. Plus, they canstore your temperature if you don't want to chart itright away.
Thereof, is basal thermometer same as regular?
While a regular thermometer is accurate to 0.2degrees F, a basal thermometer is accurate to 0.1 F. Becauseovulation prediction depends on noticing very slight changes,usually between 0.4 to 1.0 degrees over the course of a month, theincreased accuracy of a basal thermometer allows moreaccurate charting than a
How do you check your basal body temperature for ovulation?
After ovulation, it rises to97.6°F(36.4°C) to98.6°F (37°C). You can track yourcycle by taking your BBT every morning. Take yourtemperature at the same time every day before gettingout of bed. Next, record the results on achart.