So what do I need? I guess just a thermometer but any particular kind, is it best orally or vaginally?
Does it matter what time of day I test?
What am I expecting/hoping to see over the course of the month?
They have thermometers that are special for BBT, they read two decimal points (like 97.64) and that gives a more accurate temp. There's a big difference between 97.61 and 97.69. You want to temp first thing in the morning (same time every day) before you get out of bed. You can temp orally or vaginally, if you sleep with your mouth open you might want to temp vaginally. As far as what you can expect to see, you'll have lower temps from menstruating until ovulation and then higher after O. Try www.fertilityfriend.com it'll give you a lot of answers, you can enter your temp and fertility signs daily and they'll pinpoint ovulation for you (after 3 days of elevated temps). Good luck!
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