Why does ovulation temperature occur?
How do you measure basal body temperature?
To chart your basal body temperature, use an accurate thermometer to take your temperature and record it manually.
There are a number of thermometers on the market specifically designed to measure your basal body temperature. The main feature of these thermometers is their ability to give accurate and detailed results. Most standard digital thermometers will measure temperatures in increments of 0.1 degrees Fahrenheit.
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