Does basal temp have to be done with a special thermometer?

Answer A basal thermometer is required for taking your basal body temperature. Basal thermometers are extra sensitive to provide an accurate basal temperature reading. They provide measurements by tenths ... Read More »

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What is a basal body thermometer?

A basal thermometer measures basal body temperature (BBT), which is the lowest temperature of a person's body throughout the day. The basal thermometer is very sensitive to changes in temperature, ... Read More »

Can tylenol affect basal body temps?

On One Hand: It Can Affect TemperatureTylenol is a fever reducing medication, which can definitely affect a basal body temperature reading. Basal body temperature is measured to the tenth of a degr... Read More »

How to Chart Your Basal Body Temperature (BBT)?

Some women know all too well how to chart their BBT, I have seen fertility blogs where a woman knows more about BBT than your average PhD in Biology. However, for those of us who encounter the conc... Read More »

How to Take Your Basal Body Temperature?

Basal body temperature (BBT) is your body's temperature when you're fully at rest. Whether you're charting your BBT in order to get pregnant or as a method of birth control, getting accurate readin... Read More »