OvaCue Fertility Charting with Sarah

By Sarah Dohmanpicture of sarah

Hi! My name is Sarah, and I work with Fairhaven Health. We thought it might be helpful for people considering purchasing the OvaCue to see it in action. I already use the OvaCue on a daily basis to track my "somewhat regular" cycle. I will post my readings and explain how the OvaCue uses this data to predict ovulation with the oral sensor and confirm ovulation with the vaginal sensor.

Hi! My name is Whitney, and I also work for Fairhaven Health. I also use the OvaCue on a daily basis to track my cycle. We're hoping this blog can be helpful to women with all different cycles who use the OvaCue. In addition to us posting our own cycle data, we'll be providing "guest" charts to help interpret cycles that may not be so black and white.

We both will touch upon many of the common customer service questions we receive. Hopefully, this blog will provide you with a better understanding of how the OvaCue works, and the valuable insights it can provide into your monthly cycle. And of course, if you have any questions, we’re always available to help.



Cycle Day 9 - April 23, 2014

Good afternoon!

This is it - the countdown has begun… My wedding day is one month from today, and I am very excited! I do feel as though it has really snuck up on me. I could have sworn that I had a few more months until the big day.

On to my OvaCue data – My vaginal readings are beginning to decline and we all know what that can indicate, I’m moving closer towards ovulation. Based on my past cycle information, I would expect that ovulation is still a few days away. I plan to keep an eye on those readings though to see when the rise may take place.

CD 3 - Oral 189 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 - Oral 164 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 - Oral 126 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 - Oral 139 (Light Blue - Possible)  ***Cue Peak Detected***

CD 7 - Oral 158; Vaginal 264 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 8 - Oral 211; Vaginal 225 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 9 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 191 (Medium Blue - High)

Prediction:

CD 10 – Medium Blue – High

CD 11 – Medium Blue – High

CD 12 – Dark Blue – Highest

CD 13 – Predicted Ovulation Day

Hope the rest of your week is magnificent.

-Whitney

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Cycle Day 14 - April 22nd, 2014

Howdy!

 

Did you know it's National Infertility Awareness Week? This year's theme is 'Resolve to Know More!'. Make sure you check out our Facebook Page as we're hosting giveaways daily, in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week! And psssst. . . .I'll let you in on a little secret. . .there may be an OvaCue giveaway planned . . . but I didn't tell you that! :)

 

 

And on to my OvaCue readings. . . . . Ovulation has not yet occurred, but I'm guessing it will occur in the next 24-48 hours! It took a little bit longer than I expected to start seeing my vaginal readings decline and as of this morning, I've seen my lowest vaginal reading yet! I'm just waiting to see that vaginal rise followed by continued elevated vaginal readings. I'll keep you posted!

 

CD 3 = Oral 125 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 = Oral 107 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 = Oral 119 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 = Oral 154 - Vaginal 214 (White - Not Fertile) 

CD 7 = Oral 122 - Vaginal 247 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 8 = Oral 105 - Vaginal 260 (Light Blue - Possible) **Cue Peak Detected**

CD 9 = Oral 138 - Vaginal 251 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 10 = Oral 126 - Vaginal 254 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 11 = Oral 108 - Vaginal 209 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 12 = Oral 144 - Vaginal 200 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 13 = Oral 135 - Vaginal 169 (Dark Blue - Peak)

CD 14 = Oral 121 - Vaginal 137 (Medium Blue - High)

 

Sarah

 

 

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Cycle Day 7 - April 21, 2014

Hello!

Hope you had a wonderful weekend. Mine flew by, but it was a blast. I went down to my mom’s house and spent most of the day there. She has one of Franklin’s brothers, so whenever I go down there, they get to have a puppy play date. They have a great time playing together while my mom and I get to chat. Then, we both end up with a very tired dog at the end of the day – the best of both worlds.  

On to other fun things, my predicted fertile window populated over the weekend!

CD 3 - Oral 189 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 - Oral 164 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 - Oral 126 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 - Oral 139 (Light Blue - Possible)  ***Cue Peak Detected***

CD 7 - Oral 164; Vaginal 264 (Light Blue - Possible)

Prediction:

CD 8 – Light Blue – Possible

CD 9 – Medium Blue – High

CD 10 – Medium Blue – High

CD 11 – Medium Blue – High

CD 12 – Dark Blue – Highest

CD 13 – Predicted Ovulation Day

Now that I have begun taking my vaginal readings, I’m going to keep a close eye on them. I expect that they’ll likely start to decline in the next few days as my body is getting closer and closer to ovulation. I’ll keep you posted!

-Whitney

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Cycle Day 4 - April 18, 2014

Happy Friday!

I cannot believe this week is almost over. I feel as though it just flew by. My fiancé is an accountant so this week was especially wonderful for him – the end of tax season! I am very excited that he’ll be back to working ‘regular’ hours now.

Not too much to say about my chart so far. I only have two oral readings, so at this point, I just need to continue taking them so I can have my oral ‘cue peak’ trend detected.

CD 3 - Oral 189 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 - Oral 164 (White - Not Fertile)

Hope you all have a fun-filled weekend!

-Whitney

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Cycle Day 9 - April 17th, 2014

Hello!

 

My oral 'cue peak' was confirmed on CD 8 like I hoped it would be! :) Once it was detected, my monitor was able to populate out a fertile window of light blue to dark blue days. Based on when my oral 'cue peak' was detected and my average cycle length, it's predicting ovulation for CD 14. Now that my oral readings have done their job, I'll be paying close attention to my vaginal readings. As ovulation is approaching, I expect to see declining vaginal readings. And then once ovulation occurs, I'll see a vaginal rise followed by continued elevated vaginal readings. I always chuckle to myself as I write out all this data interpretation information - because I feel like I'm a broken record sometimes! I sure hope that you don't get bored by my explanations - and that it's helpful for all the newbies that swing by the blog! 

 

CD 3 = Oral 125 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 = Oral 107 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 = Oral 119 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 = Oral 154 - Vaginal 214 (White - Not Fertile) 

CD 7 = Oral 122 - Vaginal 247 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 8 = Oral 105 - Vaginal 260 (Light Blue - Possible) **Cue Peak Detected**

CD 9 = Oral 138 - Vaginal 251 (Light Blue - Possible)

 

PREDICTION

CD 10 = MEDIUM BLUE (HIGH)

CD 11 = MEDIUM BLUE (HIGH)

CD 12 = MEDIUM BLUE (HIGH)

CD 13 = DARK BLUE (PEAK)

CD 14 = PREDICTED DAY OF OVULATION

 

Have a great rest of the day! 

 

 

Sarah

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Cycle Day 2 - April 16, 2014

Good afternoon,

Just as I was expecting, I started a new cycle yesterday. I didn’t get a great night of sleep due to cramps, so I’m planning to begin using my oral sensor tomorrow morning.

I’ll keep you posted as I move forward in this cycle!

Hoping you all are having a great Wednesday so far!

-Whitney

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April 15, 2014

Cycle Day 7 - April 15th, 2014

Hello!

 

I've got so much to update you on. As I mentioned last week, I was out of the office on Friday, spending the day with my little sister. We ended up hiking over 11 miles round trip - so needless to say, I was a bit sore all weekend :)

 

I am still waiting to confirm my oral 'cue peak' trend. If I have one more lower oral reading tomorrow, then my 'cue peak' trend will be confirmed and my fertile window will populate out into the future! As you can see, today is marked as a light blue day - but I don't have any future fertility predictions. Based on my average cycle length, my monitor is expecting my 'cue peak' trend to occur at any moment - and once it is, then the full fertile window will populate into the future! 

 

Average Cycle Length = 27 days

 

CD 3 = Oral 125 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 = Oral 107 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 = Oral 119 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 = Oral 154 - Vaginal 214 (White - Not Fertile) 

CD 7 = Oral 122 - Vaginal 247 (Light Blue - Possible)

 

Check back to find out if my 'cue peak' trend is finally detected on CD 8! 

 

Sarah

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Cycle Day 28 - April 14, 2014

Hello!

The girl’s weekend was a success! We lucked out while we were down there with the weather too, nothing but sunshine! We went to dinner at a restaurant called Wild Ginger. It was delicious.

I must admit, I did not take my OvaCue with my over the weekend, so I am missing my readings on Saturday and Sunday. I am expecting my next cycle to begin any day now, so I’m not too concerned about missing those two readings this late in my cycle – especially since I am confident about when ovulation took place this cycle.

CD 3 - Oral 284 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 - Oral 314 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 - Oral 305 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 - Oral 348 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 7 - Oral 329; Vaginal 247 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 8 - Oral 296; Vaginal 267 (Light Blue - Possible)  ***Cue Peak Detected***

CD 9 - Oral 298; Vaginal 284 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 10 - Oral 307; Vaginal 272 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 11 - Oral 274; Vaginal 254 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 12 - Oral 291; Vaginal 232 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 13 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 196 (Dark Blue - Highest)

CD 14 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 216 (Pink - Ovulation Confirmed)

CD 15 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 220 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 16 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 246 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 17 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 248 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 18 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 257 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 19 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 319 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 20 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 311 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 21 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 276 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 22 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 317 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 23 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 326 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 24 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 308 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 25 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 302 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 26 - Oral n/a; Vaginal n/a (White - Not Fertile)

CD 27 - Oral n/a; Vaginal n/a (White - Not Fertile)

CD 28 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 298 (White - Not Fertile)

Hope you all are having a wonderful start to your week!

-Whitney

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Cycle Day 25 - April 11, 2014

Happy Friday!

I am very excited for the weekend to arrive. I’m going on a girl’s trip down to Seattle and I cannot wait! We always have a great time when we get together.

There isn’t anything too exciting to report with my OvaCue readings since I’m well into my luteal phase. My vaginal readings have been elevated which is what I am always keeping an eye on after I believe ovulation has taken place.  

CD 3 - Oral 284 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 4 - Oral 314 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 5 - Oral 305 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 6 - Oral 348 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 7 - Oral 329; Vaginal 247 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 8 - Oral 296; Vaginal 267 (Light Blue - Possible)  ***Cue Peak Detected***

CD 9 - Oral 298; Vaginal 284 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 10 - Oral 307; Vaginal 272 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 11 - Oral 274; Vaginal 254 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 12 - Oral 291; Vaginal 232 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 13 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 196 (Dark Blue - Highest)

CD 14 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 216 (Pink - Ovulation Confirmed)

CD 15 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 220 (Medium Blue - High)

CD 16 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 246 (Light Blue - Possible)

CD 17 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 248 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 18 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 257 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 19 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 319 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 20 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 311 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 21 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 276 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 22 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 317 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 23 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 326 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 24 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 308 (White - Not Fertile)

CD 25 - Oral n/a; Vaginal 302 (White - Not Fertile)

Have a great weekend!

-Whitney

 

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April 09, 2014

Cycle Day 1 - April 9th, 2014

Howdy!

 

Today marks Cycle Day 1! Oh, how I dread cycle day 1. I never feel good, I hate dealing with Aunt Flo - and I guess, overall I just feel out of sorts. Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do to change that, is there? 

 

My last cycle ended up being 28 days long with ovulation occurring on CD 13, which made my luteal phase a nice, long 15 days! My luteal phase definitely has a tendency to run on the short side, so I'm always so happy to see the rare cycles when it's long! 

 

This week has been full of meetings and conference calls - and I just feel like I can't catch up! And to top it off, I'm taking Friday off to spend the day with my sister before she leaves on a 5-month stint in Idaho for the AmeriCorp! It's supposed to be a sunny day so we're going on a nice long hike to try to get her prepared for all her hiking/camping that she'll be doing while she's gone! 

 

Looking forward to updating you next week with some actually OvaCue data :)

 

Sarah

 

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