Ovulation: here are the main symptoms

Vaginal discharges, tensions in the lower abdomen and breast augmentation. These are the main symptoms of ovulation.

The ovulation consists in releasing of the oocyte from the ovaries and it normally it takes place around the fourteenth day from the menstrual cycle, or from 16 to 12 days before the beginning of the menstrual flow.

In this period the female body is a subject on series of physic variations, mainly due to a considerable increase of LH hormones and estrogens. To recognize these symptoms is very important, especially for those who want to have a child. The ovulation coincides with a peak of the fertile days, the most suitable days to have sexual intercourse with a purpose to stay pregnant.

Let’s see in the following what are the main symptoms of ovulation:

Increased libido

In the days before ovulation (generally 2 or 3 days), there is an increase of sexual desire. This is in fact the best period to have sexual intercourse if there is a desire for a child.

Variation of the quantity and consistent of the cervical mucus

Behind the ovulation, there is also an alteration, in quantity and consistent, the mucus produced by the cervix, that have the purpose to decrease the acidity of the vaginal ambient and to guarantee on the sperm a longer survival.

Change of the basic body temperature

Increase of some tenth of the degree of the basal temperature. Usually it varies in a percentage between 0 and 0.9.

Changes in the position of the cervix

In the days behind the ovulation that in fact match with the days in which you are most fertile, the cervix is placed higher, is more soft and open.

Changes in breast firmness

Usually in the days of ovulation are warned the consistency of the breast. The result is in fact more soft and florid, and often is also possible a slight discomfort dictated by its great prosperity. All of this is due to the increase of the hormonal levels in the body.