How does a restless night affect your BBT? - Mothering Forums

View Poll Results: If you don't get a good night's sleep (lots of waking and/or tossing and turning), how does it affec
My temps are higher than normal when I don't sleep well 9 60.00%
My temps are lower than normal when I don't sleep well 1 6.67%
My temps aren't affected much by how well I sleep 4 26.67%
Sometimes they're higher, sometimes they're lower 1 6.67%
Obligatory other 0 0%
Voters: 15. You may not vote on this poll

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 4 Old 08-23-2011, 08:58 AM - Thread Starter
 
monkeyscience's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bismarck, ND
Posts: 2,499
Mentioned: 246 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 65 Post(s)

This is just a curiosity poll, since this came up on another thread. If I have a bad night of sleep, my temps tend to be higher, sometimes even pushing pre-O temps into my normal post-O range. Other mamas said their temps drop when they don't sleep well. I always assumed more movement = more body heat, but apparently this isn't true of everyone. So what about you ladies?


Monkey (31) + Pirate (28) = a forever family (5/10) - Baby Bird (8/12), our long-awaited first, one (9/13 @ 7w 6d), and Baby Yummy (10/6/14)

PCOS
monkeyscience is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 4 Old 08-23-2011, 06:06 PM
 
Jaimee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Seattle, Tucson, Austin, Baltimore. Now: Urbana, IL
Posts: 7,465
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Generally speaking if you wake up frequently and don't get a good block of sleep prior to temping your temp will be higher b/c your body is more awake than usual.  You need to fall into that deep sleep and stay there for a few cycles in order to get your temp back down to "basal" temp.  I would be surprised if anyone had lower than usual temps from disturbed sleep.

 

But, even when disturbed by my poorly sleeping children every 90 minutes throughout the night, my temp never goes above 98 degrees, which is pretty much my LP range for temps.  97.8-9 would be the only confusing temps for me if I were to get those pre-O.  Otherwise I'm usually low 97's/high 96's with decent sleep or mid-97's with poor sleep.


Mama to Avalon 1/07 waterbirth.jpg, Austin 1/10 in between uc.jpgand Avery 12/11  h20homebirth.gif
fambedsingle1.gif   femalesling.GIF   winner.jpg   cd.gif     ecbaby2.gif  novaxnocirc.gif   goorganic.jpg  

Jaimee is offline  
#3 of 4 Old 08-24-2011, 08:43 AM - Thread Starter
 
monkeyscience's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bismarck, ND
Posts: 2,499
Mentioned: 246 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 65 Post(s)

Jaimee - I totally thought the same thing, till I had 2 women tell me their temps are lower than normal when they sleep badly! I'm the same as you - 97.5 is really the only confusing temp for me, because that could be a bad night's sleep or an LP temp.


Monkey (31) + Pirate (28) = a forever family (5/10) - Baby Bird (8/12), our long-awaited first, one (9/13 @ 7w 6d), and Baby Yummy (10/6/14)

PCOS
monkeyscience is offline  
#4 of 4 Old 09-07-2011, 03:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
monkeyscience's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bismarck, ND
Posts: 2,499
Mentioned: 246 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 65 Post(s)

bump.gif Any more votes? I miss the old Polls forum!


Monkey (31) + Pirate (28) = a forever family (5/10) - Baby Bird (8/12), our long-awaited first, one (9/13 @ 7w 6d), and Baby Yummy (10/6/14)

PCOS
monkeyscience is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 19,288

195 members and 19,093 guests
1babysmom , a-sorta-fairytale , adinal , agentofchaos , Aillidh , ajmcallahan , AlaskAnne , AlexisT , Alphaghetti , americanjuly , AMG , andawaywego , APGoddess83 , Auntiebobo , BabySmurf , badwolf092087 , bananabee , BarefootBrooke , belltree , blissful_maia , boods*redux , bren94 , captain optimism , Celestical , chickabiddy , chiefmir , clar5108 , Crazybean , Cricket VS , cynthia mosher , dahlia810 , Daisy8s , Dakotacakes , dani2015 , dayloveme , Dear_Rosemary , Deborah , DragonflyBlue , Elephant mommy , EllaD , Emanresu , emmy526 , EMRguy , Eris , eternalw , floss&ferd , frugalmama , funfunkyfantastic , girlie1125 , gooseberry , Grace Wisdom , greenemami , hakunangovi , hillymum , hollyjoymarie , hottmomma , JadePlant , jcdfarmer , Jenni H. , JessicaS , jmarroq , jojobean , joycef , junipermuse , JustJenny , katelove , kathymuggle , kindofcrunchy82 , kittenwhip , kittycat1 , kyradark333 , lightheartedmom , lilacvioletiris , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , Linda on the move , loba , lolo77 , LorenaAZ , Maac loce , mama24-7 , mamabear0314 , MamaChick , mamadance84 , mamagrigsby , mamalisa , marilyn612 , matisse01 , Maximeee , mbilby , mckenke5 , mckittre , meowmix , mickeymouseclubhouse , Milk8shake , mimi33 , Mirzam , MissMuffet , Missy , mkflynn9 , MN BabyDust , MoonWomb , mostlysunny , MountainMamaGC , MPsSweetie , MrsKoehn , muddie , Mummoth , Mylie , MylittleTiger , nancydenglert , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , NightOwlwithowlet , nomadmom , nonnymommy84 , oaksie68 , perkier , pers , Piskito , PitBullMom , pokeyac , prosciencemum , pulcetti , pumabearclan , quantumleap , rabbitmomma , Ragana , rainydaywoman , Renaissance31 , robynholly , RollerCoasterMama , RosemaryV , salr , Salsamelissa , sammikins , SandiMae , sarafl , Serafina33 , Serenity Now , shantimama , Shmootzi , Sienna-forever , siennaflower , sillysapling , smilingprego , sofreshsoclean , spewie , Springshowers , sraplayas , stardogs , SummerStorm22 , suzysprite , t2009 , TealCandy , Teles , TheBugsMomma , thekoz , thtr4me , Tigerle , TourmalineMama , Tracy , transpecos , TrishWSU , Turner58800 , Twinklefae , typebug , WantRice , wassernixe , Wild Rose , Wolfcat , yukichan , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.