Procedure to check your own cervical mucus is not tough task. Every women must use and aware about this process while examining her fertile cervical mucus weight-age. The more stretchy and springy your mucus, the more fertile you are. Cervical Mucus (CM) is also sometimes called cervical fluid (CF), cervical discharge. It refers to the fluid formed by the crypts of the cervix during the menstrual cycle.
Collecting Your Cervical Mucus Sample
Changing throughout the menstrual cycle in reply to ovarian hormones, cervical mucus is noticeable at the cervix or as it passes into the vagina. Following steps are most common ways of collecting your cervical mucus sample:
- First, wash and dry your hands properly.
- Insert two hygienic and wash fingers in your vagina awaiting you can touch your cervix and collect some mucus.
- Spread the entrance of your vagina, Use toilet tissue to collect the mucus by wiping from front to back.
- The most precise method to collect your cervical mucus is to insert your finger into your vagina and circle your finger around your cervix or as close as you can to the cervix. This will allow you to actually collect the cervical mucus instead of just its wetness.
Then examine the color of the fluid and stretch it between two fingers to see how far it can be stretched before it breaks. Around the time of ovulation, it should enlarge to several centimeters in fact, it may not break at all.