or Connect
Mothering › Mothering Forums › Mom › Parenting › Queer Parenting › question about AI at home
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

question about AI at home

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
So I am going on cycle #5 of ttc #2, technically #3, and Im stuck. For the first 2 months I tried using frozen sperm. for the last 2 months I used fresh sperm. Obviously none worked since Im still not prego. My question is, my cycle is a bit all over and I have been trusting opk tests to tell me when to AI. Im not sure if I should be doing it while I have ewcm, which is way before a pos opk test, or to do it when I have the positive opk test. I have been waiting for the positive to do AI so far. I do it the day I get a positive and then 2 days later. I thought this covered my window of opportunity but since I am going on 5 months now I am not so sure. any tips?
post #2 of 3

CM all the way!

From what I've read - CM is by far the best indicator of fertility. Are you tracking any other signs like saliva ferning or temp? Maybe if you had multiple signs lining up, you could pinpoint it better?

post #3 of 3
When doing frozen IUI insems OPK is the way to go but for fresh sperm your cervical mucus is a much better way to time. You might be like me and dry up before you get a positive OPK. If that is true then it would be a non-optimal environment for the sperm to be introduced in. My CM drys up the day I get my positive OPK. I usually pop an egg 24 hours later. After two days I'd be completely dry and my egg would be long gone.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Queer Parenting
Mothering › Mothering Forums › Mom › Parenting › Queer Parenting › question about AI at home