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#1 Bedge

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:20 PM

My dog ate my brand new BBT thermometer today. omg! Already ordered another one tonight. Guess my normal thermometer will just have to do a few days.  wink.gif

I have a question re timing for taking your temp in the morning. Is it ok, as long as it is around the same time? Say, within an hour - each day?

This is my first month of temping ...

#2 Dionysus

Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:32 PM

Anything 15 mins either side of your normal time is ok.  Once you start getting earlier or later than that, it pays to have a look at temp correcting.

Most important thing, though, is to temp after a good amount of proper sleep, and directly before doing ANYTHING!

vag temping is also much more accurate than oral...

#3 *molly*

Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:57 PM

Technically you're supposed to do it as close to the same time each morning as possible. I do it the moment I wake up, before dozing or moving around too much. My usual time to get up for work is around 7.20, and I count around 20mins either side of that time as normal. Any longer than that and I'll discard the temp, usually.

#4 caninestorm

Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:09 PM

I have really broken sleep and it'd be rare for me to get 3 hours straight before temping (alarm goes off at 6am). My temps are a little erratic, but still show an obvious temp shift so that's all that matters to me... On weekends I often don't take my temp until 1-2 hours later and it still seems accurate enough. But I guess it's different for everyone.

#5 FomoJnr

Posted 18 November 2012 - 04:44 PM

I take mine anywhere between 5.30 and 6.30 am. I try not to get out of bed for an early morning wee after say 4am. I tend to roll around a bit in bed before I temp too, just because I'm awake or dozing, and my temps are fine. I say fine as in clear shift noticeable around ov, and both pre and post.
I chart with FF and the only time the temp shows a circle instead of a dot is if I take it at like 8am or something, but even then I generally don't bother.

#6 beccajayne

Posted 04 December 2012 - 04:12 PM

I generally temp around 7am but on the weekends it can be later and doesn't really seem to affect my chart.

I try to make sure I have had at least 3 hrs sleep and no matter how busting I am for the toilet, I will temp first before moving lol




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