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The Most Accurate Ovulation Calculator

An accurate ovulation calendar is an asset like no other when you’re trying to get pregnant. If you’re not getting accurate answers, however, these tools stop being useful and might actually harm your chances of getting pregnant, as they’ll be advising you to try to conceive at times when you’re not at the peak of your fertility.

If you’re going to find the most accurate ovulation calendar for you, you need to understand how these tools work and how they track and predict when you’re going to ovulate, so you can make an informed choice.

Tracking Dates

The first step any accurate ovulation calculator app needs to take is to record the date of your period. The start date of each period (the first day you have full bleeding, rather than just spotting) is also the beginning of your cycle. An app that tracks your periods lets you know when your cycle begins, and how long it is. Over the course of several cycles you can get a good idea of how regular yours is.

If you have a very regular menstrual cycle, it’s easy to know where you are in yours and when you’re likely to ovulate next. The average menstrual cycle is 28 days, but they differ in length between different women. A menstrual cycle could be as long as 35 days or short as 21 days, but as long as it’s regular and you can identify when you ovulate, then you’ll know where you are in your cycle.

If your app doesn’t let you see not just the dates of your periods, but the interval between them and highlights differences in cycle length, then you’re a step closer to finding a truly accurate ovulation calculator.

Using More Data

Unless you have the most regular of cycles then you’ll need an app that can accept more information to get a truly accurate calculator of your next ovulation date.

The best measure, that being the one that OvuSense would recommend and uses itself is your Basal Body Temperature. If an app will let you add your daily BBT results and uses the data from those to help calculate your next ovulation date it can give you a much more accurate answer, and one you can use to confidently build your fertility plans.

OvuSense’s own solution isn’t just an app. Our sensor takes your core temperature through the night to ensure an accurate read on your BBT and then processes that data into a prediction to aid you on your journey towards pregnancy.

Find out more about core temperature technology and fertility here