Gone are the days when pregnancy was a matter of chance, good timing and perhaps even some prayers too. Today, technology tools like ovulation calendars have eliminated the guess work out the stork's visit!
In the early days, a planned pregnancy was more a matter of chance than a real plan itself. A doctor's visit to understand one's menstrual cycle and thereby assess the most fertile days was perhaps your mom's best bet too - if it was a planned pregnancy at all! Most often, in your mom's generation, it was left to good luck and prayers before she could share the good news with the family about your arrival. Cut to today and getting pregnant can be a very precise science. We have already shared a number of tips with you on assessing when you are most fertile during the month in our previous post. However, if you are one of those people who is always on the go, or simply can't be bothered with keeping different records to assess your fertile period of the month, then we have just solution for you. An Ovulation Calendar.
1. What is an ovulation calendar?
Well, it is a calendar like the name suggests, but its function is more than just telling you the date, day or month. This calendar tells you what days of the month you are most likely to get pregnant, calculated by the information you feed in about your menstrual cycle. . Assuming you have a pretty regular menstrual cycle, an ovulation calendar is one of the simplest tools to calculate quite accurately, the best days to try and get pregnant.
2. How does it work?
That's easy too! A typical ovulation calendar will prompt you to feed in information about your last period date and the length of your cycle. Based on this information, the calendar will calculate the day you may ovulate in the coming month and also your most fertile days prior to ovulation.
3. Why you should use it?
With an ovulation calendar you can, not only track your most fertile days but also observe your menstrual cycle more closely. Most calendars can predict your fertile days day of ovulation and your next expected period date, based on the information provided. So in case you have an irregular cycle, then you can quite accurately assess how delayed you are each month, without having to make a physical note of it every month. However, do bear in mind that the results of your ovulation date may not be accurate in case you do have an irregular menstrual cycle, as most of the calendars available online are based on the assumption that you have a fairly regular cycle. It is best to consult your doctor on how you can go about calculating your most fertile days in case your menstrual cycle is irregular.
Go ahead and take the guesswork out of your pregnancy plans and download your very own ovulation calendar today. Besides it gives you one more reason to mark a very special date night with your spouse right away