When planning to get pregnant it is always a good idea to be aware of your ovulation schedule. Having sex when you are ovulating is the key to becoming pregnant. Since a woman typically releases one egg a month, buying an ovulation kit is a good way to track your cycle and plan accordingly.
Ovulation kits are designed to let you know when you will be ovulating, thus the best time to get pregnant. Ovulation kits come in two versions – test strip and midstream test. The test strip version allows you to urinate in a cup and place the strip in the cup for a few minutes, typically five. The midstream test is used when you are urinating, much like a typical pregnancy test. Neither method is considered better than the other and both are reliable methods so choose the one that you feel most comfortable using.
Ovulation kits are designed to measure the Luteinizing Hormone (LH) in your urine. The presence of LH is a determining factor that you are, indeed, ovulating and your best chances of getting pregnant are when LH is present. The best time to get pregnant after the presence of LH is within 36 hours.
Be aware, however, that LH is usually pregnant in urine in small amounts and will show up on an ovulation test. You can tell when you are ovulating when the resulting line is darker than the line shown on the ovulation test.
There are many different brands of ovulation tests, including generic brands. One does not claim to be better than another, so do not feel as if you have to buy the most expensive version to get the best results. Be sure to follow all instructions given in the kit to achieve optimum, accurate results.
Getting pregnant just got easier with the help of an ovulation kit. Designed to measure the Luteinizing Hormone (LH), which is the indicator of ovulation, ovulation kits will help you predict the best times to get pregnant. There are two different methods, both have been proven reliable.
Ovulation kits can be found in your local drug store or in such department stores as Wal-Mart or Target. Using an ovulation kit can help boost your chances of getting pregnant by pinpointing the time of your ovulation.