Pregnancy Tips : Using A Basal Temperature Thermometer


The ABC of using a basal temperature thermometer

What is basal temperature

Basal body temperature or BBT is the lowest temperature your body will attain at rest. When ovulating, due to hormonal changes, your body temperature will increase by up to 0.5-1 degree Fahrenheit or 0.25-0.5 degree Celsius. This change in temperature can be used to monitor and estimate what day you are ovulating, and is a great indicator if you are trying to conceive.

Basal temperature thermometer vs Regular thermometer

If you are trying to conceive, a basal temperature thermometer can be very helpful. The basal body temperature thermometer can be used to help predict your fertility period, hence your day of ovulation. These thermometers are much more accurate than the ones used for fever. As a matter of fact, the basal temp thermometer will measure temperatures by 1/10 of a degree compared to the best regular thermometers that can only go up to 2/10 of a degree increment. Some BBT thermometer have convenient features for women monitoring their ovulation, unlike regular thermometers. So if you are looking to conceive, it is best to buy a basal body temperature thermometer for optimum accuracy.

Two Types

There are two types of BBT thermometers : digital basal temperature thermometer and glass basal temperature thermometer. With today’s technology, a digital one is the best option. Basal thermometer kits include a blank basal body temperature graph that you can use to chart your own basal temperature over the month.

Digital Basal ThermometerIf you are planning to conceive, the BD digital basal thermometer is a helpful tool to help you map your basal chart on a daily basis. The BD digital BBT thermometer includes convenient features, such as  a memory recall and a back light feature. Reading in less than 30 seconds, they are so much faster than the glass ones.

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Vist Baby Heartbeat Monitor for more information about pregnancy tips such as natural ways to increase fertility or other information about using a basal temperature thermometer.

 

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