Ovulation After Miscarriage


Also take a note of the date your vaginal bleeding comes to an end on the calendar.

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Your cervical mucus changes in texture, consistency and color throughout the menstrual cycle. 

Immediately after your period or vaginal bleeding, you will experience a period of dry cervical mucus.

As your approach ovulation, your cervical mucus becomes watery or cloudy.

On the day of ovulation when you are most fertile, your cervical mucus becomes, slippery and clear. It looks like egg white cervical mucus. Your day of ovulation is the best time to have intercourse to conceive.​

Egg white cervical mucus

Cervical mucus charting is one of the ways to detect ovulation.

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is an hormone your body produces when you become pregnant. This is the hormone detected by home pregnancy tests.

​Your hcg levels after a miscarriage will start to decline gradually. Every woman is different. The time HCG level return to normal may differ.

Your menstrual cycle will return when HCG level is 0(zero).

If you still have pregnancy symptoms after a miscarriage, it may be your HCG level is yet to return to normal.

See your Doctor, to get checked for your HCG levels. Your HCG levels should return to normal before period or pregnancy occurs.

Ovulation tests take the guessing work off detecting ovulation. 

Urine based ovulation test works by ​detecting a surge in luteinising hormone (LH) in your urine. Just before ovulation LH surge takes place. LH surge indicates ovulation will take place in the next 12 hours to 24 hours.

Clear blue ovulation predictor kits are so easy to use, they give your a smiley face when ovulating.

Enter the first day of your miscarriage spotting or bleeding as the first day of your menstrual period.

Then proceed to fill in the the normal length of your menstrual cycle before you had a miscarriage.

After miscarriage, ovulation occurs 4 weeks to 6 weeks. For some women it may return as early as 2 weeks post miscarriage.

A miscarriage bleeding can last for just a few hours or for up to two weeks.

Some women can experience vaginal bleeding for 2 weeks with heavy clots.

While for others it may start as light spotting and gets heavy for a few days and then goes back to light brown spotting before stopping.

There are some scientific studies that show that women are more fertile after a miscarriage. Although it is advisable to wait a few cycles before getting pregnant.

Ovulation symptoms are the same with or without a miscarriage.  signs of ovulation to look out for are: Mild abdominal cramps, changes in cervical mucus, increased libido, ovulation spotting, increased BBT.

The best way to detect ovulation is by using an ovulation predictor kit.

Even though your are more fertile for some months after miscarriage, it is advisable you wait for one menstrual cycle before trying to get pregnant again.

It is important to have sex during your fertile window to get pregnant. A woman is only fertile for 5 days during her menstrual cycle.

These are the four days before ovulation and the day of ovulation itself.

After ovulation, the egg can only live for 12 hours to 24 hours. If not fertilised by a sperm it dies and disintegrates rapidly.

Chances of getting pregnant after ovulation is only possible, if you have sex within 12-24 hours after a positive LH surge.

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