See this New Moon Note on Youtube: https://youtu.be/85lCx-LId9I One of my favorite things about learning Fertility Awareness is the end of the confused anxiety, and confused hope, around waiting for a “late period”. This came up twice with my clients this month: One of them got her period 5 days later that she’s used to, and was…

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I’m curious. How many of you are listening for what your cervix is saying? It’s a fertility sign I usually don’t talk about until the second or third follow-up consultation. It’s in the Justisse Method Guidebook, and Taking Charge of Your Fertility, but it’s “secondary” to cervical fluid and BBT – so who’s using it?…

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Your cervical fluid tells you what you need to know in three ways: what it feels like when you wipe (“Sensation”), how far it stretches (“Consistency”), and what color it is (“Color”). I think most of us easily take note of Color and Consistency, but I want to remind you of the importance of Sensation. First,…

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After you have unprotected intercourse, at some point, seminal fluid will come back out. Maybe later that day, or the next day, or even two days later. Maybe in your underwear or maybe while you’re using the restroom. If you’re used to checking for cervical fluid, you’ve likely noticed that it’s usually slippery, stretchy, and somewhat…

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New Moon greetings! This month, let’s clear up the idea of “unusual bleeding,” or bleeding that isn’t a true menstrual period. We always consider days of “unusual bleeding” to be fertile, because bleeding that isn’t a true menstrual period can be associated with ovulation. But how do you know if a bleed is “unusual”? It’s up…

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“There’s always something there.” Many women tell me that there’s always some discharge when they check for cervical mucus: “I never have a Dry day.” Maybe it’s pasty and white, or maybe yellowish and gummy. Figuring out your “Basic Infertile Pattern” so you can still tell your infertile days from fertile ones is always possible -…

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If you’re into Fertility Awareness, you’re probably into knowing and working working in harmony with your hormonal cycle in all kinds of ways. As a part of that, I’d like to encourage you to note your mood on your chart. In the Justisse Method we have a neat little coding system for every possible detail…

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Do you write “Cramps” on your chart every month? I know many of you do. This New Moon I’d like to talk about something you can do yourself to get natural relief from painful periods: acupressure. “Acupressure” is massaging or pressing on acupuncture points. Massaging these points throughout the month will be the most effective, because this can…

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Question: If I use tampons during my period, can I still consider my first 5 days infertile? Answer: Remember that it’s not always all 5 days at the beginning of your cycle that are infertile. The days of Heavy and Moderate flow, when you know that you are having a true menstruation, are infertile. (In a true menstruation, the…

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