Curiosity really never completely tears away from us. It is within us; it is us. Availability of information on the internet notwithstanding, our quest for knowledge remains insurmountable, and the thirst, unquenchable.
And now the questions glare again: how can I know theSafe days, how can I have safeSex? How can I avoid getting pregnant? Whether for the sake of knowledge or proactively seeking means to eat your cake and have it. Still, you could be gauging how bad things are after last night’s r0mp. Any reason is extenuating, and the answer is here.
Calculating the fertile period to determine the safe days
Of note is that the length of the menstrual cycle varies. For example, it may be as short as 26 days, or as long as 31 days. In other words, Auntie Flo may visit early this month but get late next month.
Cervical Mucus Method
This method is based on changes that take place during ov’ulation. The hormones controlling the cycle also act on the va’ginal glands that secrete muc’us. The quantity and quality of va’ginal mucus change during ovu’lation. The greatest amount of cervi’cal mucus usually occurs immediately before ov’ulation during the “slip’pery days.”
The mucus takes on a clear and slippery quality that resembles raw egg whites. When the mucus can be stretched between the fingers, it is called spin’nbarkeit — German for stretchable. This is the peak period of fertility. A woman can check her mucus in several ways, depending on which is most comfortable for her.
She can wipe the vag’inal opening with toilet tissue before urin’ation
observe the discharge on under’pants obtain some of the mucus by placing her fingers (making sure they are clean) in the vag’ina
She should check several times a day when there is any Sign of mucus. The fertile phase begins at the first sign of slippery mucus after mens’truation, but it may also begin a day or two before slippery mucus begins.Interco’urse must be avoided on any slippery day, unless you are trying for a pregnancy — fertilization is most likely to occur during this phase. Otherwise, you must refrain from se’x for at least three days after ovulation or until the slippery days end, whichever is the longer number of days.