Here Is Your Ultimate Guide To OPK’ing And Getting Reliable Results
OPK’ing a great and widely used method to track your ovulation. OPK’ing is an easy skill to learn and it will tell you tons about your ovulation and fertile window in real-time.
Before you start, there is something you need to realize. The results of the OPK are based on comparing the lines with those from the day before. This will (hopefully) show you an increase in LH hormone.
In other words, you need to establish a baseline. It’s a bit of a hassle at first, but it will be worth it in the end.
At the end of your cycle, you have 28 pictures—fewer or more depending on the length of your cycle—of the results of your OPK.
Why do you need to take a picture of the result? Can you keep the LH tests?
Well, you could but if you take a look at the instructions of your OPK, you’ll see that it tells you—depending on the brand—that you should not interpret the results after 30 minutes.
So, take pictures and remember to write down the date and time.
In short: The OPK gives you real-time information about your ovulation. After establishing a baseline, you can determine whether your ovulation is approaching based on previous results.