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#1 maxshim

Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:47 PM

Does anyone know if it would be likely to have EWCM, but not be ovulating?  Because that's definitely what I have, but according to my GP from the results of an ultrasound on 12th December I am not ovulating (no follicles identified).

I'm a bit confused....new to all this so just trying to work it out, but if EWCM is only created when ovulating then I guess I know what I'd best be doing later tonight  wink.gif

#2 caninestorm

Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:14 PM

Hi maxshim. Yes, it is possible to get EWCM without ovulating. Are you having regular periods?

But having some fun later tonight is not a bad idea, just in case wink.gif


#3 Bwok~Bwok

Posted 09 January 2013 - 10:13 AM

what day of your cycle did you have your Ultrasound?

#4 Alli&Dean

Posted 09 January 2013 - 12:16 PM

Hi Maxshim

I hope you dont mind me piggy-backing your comment...?  You have asked a question that I am also curious about!  I am new to this forum and still learning my way around so at the moment I am mostly just clicking on lots of things to find out how it all works.  Oh, and I am slowly learning my CM from my AF and my OPK's and hopefully achieving a BFP of my own if I can get a handle on it all before I turn 100.

Just like you, Maxshim, I seem to have predictable CM pattern with EWCM appearing CD 17 or 18 ish which would suggest a late ovulation/short Luteal phase.  However, my temps are all over the place and quite hard to read at this stage so, like you, I am unsure if I am ovulating at all.  (Secretly impressed when I read back over my own sentence at how fluent I  sound in this foreign language of 'TTC' even though, to be truthful, the  whole sentence took quite a long time to type while I sorted my abbreviations out hehe).  

It is such a boost be able to talk with ladies who have traveled this path for a while and have experience and advice to offer.  Not to mention sharing the rollercoaster ride with each other.  Apart from the obvious reasons I am reading and asking for help, a part of me is also reveling in what seems to be a rich and amazing sisterhood. Wow.

Alli


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