Trying to track your fertility can be an interesting and sometimes weird endeavor. But it's safe to say your body goes through some notable changes around the time of ovulation. With that in mind, knowing the things a body does when it's fertile can direct your baby-making efforts accordingly.
Sure, you probably know the way fertility changes your body temperature, or the ways in which ovulation can make your body feel achey. But this (other) time of the month can also change the presence of hormones in your body. What's more, ovulation can even change the appearance of your saliva, at least on a microscopic. The body is truly a marvel, and the changes that ovulation enacts are remarkable.
Additionally, it's just smart to keep up with your body's cycles. Whether you're actively trying to get pregnant or not, gathering data about your general ovulation trends can only help. And hey, it'll help explain some things about your body that you've always found perplexing (but never had the nerve to ask about). Read on to learn why you might run hot, feel crampy, and even experience a different kind of mucus when you're ovulating. Nature is beautiful, and sometimes kind of weird.