March 10, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Cervical Mucus

If you’ve ever had a conversation with me, chances are you’ve heard me talk about cervical mucus. That’s because it is the star of the show when it comes to Fertility Awareness! When I first ditched the pill determined to prevent pregnancy naturally, I stumbled upon a few blog posts about Fertility Awareness, and I was blown away about this scientific method of avoiding pregnancy naturally and furious about the fact that I’d never been taught about Fertility Awareness or cervical mucus before!!

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If you’ve ever had a conversation with me, chances are you’ve heard me talk about cervical mucus. That’s because it is the star of the show when it comes to Fertility Awareness!

When I first ditched the pill determined to prevent pregnancy naturally, I stumbled upon a few blog posts about Fertility Awareness, and I was blown away about this scientific method of avoiding pregnancy naturally and furious about the fact that I’d never been taught about Fertility Awareness or cervical mucus before!!

Well, here’s a quick overview of cervical mucus (more details to come)

Want to get pregnant? Observe your cervical mucus.

Want to avoid pregnancy without hormones? Observe your cervical mucus.

Want to know if your reproductive cycle and your body are in good health? Observe your cervical mucus.

Cervical mucus….

👌 is produced inside the cervix in response to estrogen (dominant hormone before ovulation)

👌 alkalinizes vagina (outside of your fertile window your vagina is quite acidic)

👌 Allows sperm to survive up to 5 days in the female reproductive tract, without mucus sperm die on contact

👌 Filters out defective sperm

👌 Shuttles sperm into cervical crypts and then into uterus when ovulation is imminent

👌 Dries up after ovulation in response to progesterone (dominant hormone after ovulation)

Want to get pregnant? Have sex on mucus days.

Want to avoid pregnancy? Don’t have unprotected intercourse on mucus days.

Want to learn more about how to identify a mucus day? Let’s get together for a free 15 minute consultation and chat more about avoiding pregnancy effectively (99.6%) without hormones or optimize your chances to conceive 💜

When did you first hear about cervical mucus and Fertility Awareness? Is this the first time you’ve read anything about it?

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Hi, I'm Amy! I’m a bilingual English/German mama to two little girls, wife, Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner, certified Fertility Awareness Educator, and dark chocolate lover.