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Cervical Fluid: What It Says About Your Fertility

So I've already gone into detail about how cervical fluid is totally normal and how you have different kinds, but what does it all mean in relation to your fertility?

As a general rule, you are most fertile on the last day of egg white cervical fluid (this is the day before or the day you ovulate). This wetness provides nutrients for the sperm to survive, and also makes it easy for those little guys to swim to your fallopian tubes and find your egg. This doesn't mean you are only fertile for one day though. Remember that an egg can live up to 24 hours, and more than one egg can be released during the time of ovulation. Also, sperm can survive inside a woman for up to five days. So to be safe, it's best to think of a women's fertile phase as lasting for about 9 or 10 days. This is very important info whether you are trying to prevent or plan for a pregnancy.

Dear's Advice: This is just a general overview, so if you're really interested in learning more about this, check out the amazing book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility.

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CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 7 years
trying to get pregnant right now, never been more "informed" about fluids in my life.
eightieslingo eightieslingo 7 years
This book is awesome! I highly recommend it to any woman if they want to be more informed about their body.
emalove emalove 7 years
This is good to know, since I plan on getting pregnant within the next year.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 7 years
:ROTFL: At first I thought it said, "What it says about your FAMILY" I was like whaaaaaaaaaaaaat????
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