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BBT Thermometer - Precautions before choosing and using BBT Thermometer

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BBT thermometer is one of the most commonly used ovulation calculators in women. Fertility calculators are useful in find out when you have the best chances of getting pregnant. Basal body temperature will guide you in when and how to get pregnant fast.

To measure your Basal Body Temperature (BBT), you’re going to need a BBT thermometer. This is simply a very sensitive thermometer that is able to identify even the tiniest of temperature changes

A woman’s basal body temperature, which is the temperature when her body is completely at rest, rises ever so slightly just after ovulation. Three days of a continued rise in basal body temperatures will confirm that ovulation did indeed take place.

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A quick online search will let you know that you can purchase a BBT thermometer anywhere. That’s a pretty wide range and can leave anyone feeling unsure of their product choice. We’re here to help though.

Here are the 2 things you absolutely need when purchasing a BBT thermometer:

1.It should be accurate to one-hundredth (0.01) of a degree.

2. The screen should light up for easy reading in the dark.

Everything else is just gravy. 

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Other features that may make your life easier are:

1. The screen displays the time and date, which may help you in recording the info.

2. The ability to recall previous temperature readings.

3. The ability to take the measurement quickly.

4. Buzzing, instead of beeping, in order to measure without waking up your sleeping companion.

In spite of taking regular basal body temperature, still confused with your BBT pattern. To interpret the temperature in a productive way, start learning the facts about BBT

Dr. Manish Shah

About The Author

Infertility Specialist, Endoscopic Surgeon Dr. Manish Shah
Ahmedabad

Dr. Manish Shah is a gynecologist and infertility specialist with years of experience in treating patients with different infertility problems. He completed his MBBS from NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad in 1999. Later, he went on to pursue DGO and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from K.M School of postgraduate medicine and research, V.S. General Hospital, Ahmedabad in the year 2001 and 2002 respectively. Dr. Manish Shah received the prestigious best video presentation prize on Fibroid Surgery at Endovision 2010 conference. He has expertise in the medical treatments like IUI, caesarean section delivery, hormonal IUD procedures as well as other artificial insemination procedures. Dr. Manish Shah is presently practicing at Tulip Womens Hospital, Ahmedabad.

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Srujana Sethi

I am very confused with Basal Body Temperature. Is it effective for tracking my cycles because I am tracking my cycles for 3 months but of no use?

Oct. 11, 2018, 11:56 a.m. 5.0

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Brooklynn Flatter

I recently bought a new BBT measuring thermometer and it is not that good. I wish I would have read this article before making a purchase.

July 26, 2018, 7:08 a.m. 5.0

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Aditi Singh

There are too many brands of BBT thermometers in the market. I get confused while selecting one but I need one soon to continue with my new ovulation calculator.

Aug. 23, 2017, 4:05 p.m. 5.0

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Abhishek Sharma

I am using ovulation calendar and luckily I am tracking my fertile days accurately with it.

Aug. 23, 2017, 4:04 p.m. 5.0

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Amna Mushtaq

Ovulation calculator has made it so easy to track ovulation. It's quite easy these days to plan pregnancy.

Aug. 23, 2017, 3:39 p.m. 4.5

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