Our expert says:
The other method of detecting or trying to pin point ovulation will be measuring the basal body temperature, if there is a slight rise in the basal body temperature then one would assume that ovulation is taking place. You will however require a special thermometer that can be obtained at a pharmacy to assess for this change. However the more accurate method to assess if ovulation is taking place would be to assess you progesterone blood level, which is done on approximately day-21 of your cycle. If the progesterone in the mid-luteal phase is high then one is ovulating. Lastly the other method of assessing for ovulation is serial ultrasound examinations to assess for follicular growth and subsequent ovulation.
Answered by: Dr Y.M. Dasoo
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