Understanding Your Fertility

What are the signs of ovulation?


There are many signs of ovulation but many women may only notice one or two of the following:

  • Cervical fluid becomes thin, clear and increases in amount
  • Brief twinge of pain or dull ache that is felt on one side of the abdomen (mid-cycle pain)
  • Light spotting
  • Body temperature shows an increase by few points
  • Elevated level of the luteinizing hormone which can be detected on a test (ovulation predictor kits)
  • Increase in sex drive
  • Breast tenderness
  • Abdominal bloating