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White Peony
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Hi

I want to clarify when ovulation occurs in conjunction to cervical mucus discharge. I understand that during mid cycle and when you are about to ovulate, your body secret cervical fluid that is clear and slimy. When you are most fertile, this fluid becomes more stringy like egg white.

I had that for about 1.5 days and then had a clump of discharge that was slimy with an opaque center and clear on the outside. What is this? If it is cervical discharge, did I ovulate before this or after this?

Thanks

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Haleigh H
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White Peony,

Here are a few pages on our site to check out. I think you'll find all the information you need there. If you don't let me know [Smile]

A Guide to Vaginal Secretions
Smart to Chart

Because each of our bodies are different, in order to determine ovulation and fertility you really need to chart your cycle.

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Haleigh

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White Peony
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Originally posted by White Peony:
Hi

I want to clarify when ovulation occurs in conjunction to cervical mucus discharge. I understand that during mid cycle and when you are about to ovulate, your body secret cervical fluid that is clear and slimy. When you are most fertile, this fluid becomes more stringy like egg white.

I had that for about 1.5 days and then had a clump of discharge that was slimy with an opaque center and clear on the outside. What is this? If it is cervical discharge, did I ovulate before this or after this?

Thanks


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White Peony
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So that blob of discharge signals highest rate of fertility which is round the peak of ovulation? And once ovulated, the ovum will degenerate within 24 hours?

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Robin Lee
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That blob of discharge doesn't really mean anything. It likely is just discharge that, well, blobbed together. For most people, that stringy, egg-whitey discharge does signal the time of ovulation, but, as Haleigh said above, there's no way to know what all this means for your body unless you keep track of your cervical mucus every day over several months and, through doing so, come to know what parts of your cycle different discharges indicate.

Were you able to read the articles linked above? If so, any questions?

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Allie R
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Typically, a woman is most fertile during ovulation, which is exhibited by a clear, stretchy kind of discharge- and yes, if the ovum is not fertilized by a sperm cell, it will degenerate and be expelled during menstruation.

To iterate what Haleigh said, each individual's cycles are unique. With that said, your pattern of discharge may be unique, too, so it may be in your best interest to get familiar with yourself by way of charting your cycle.

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