Self-assessment of the cervical pupil sign as a new fertility-awareness method
Brosens, Ivo, Hernalsteen, Pierre, Devos, André, Cloke, Brianna and Brosens, Jan J.. (2009) Self-assessment of the cervical pupil sign as a new fertility-awareness method. Fertility and Sterility, Vol.91 (No.3). pp. 937-939. ISSN 0015-0282Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2007.12.069
This pilot study investigates in a group of 20 healthy volunteers with regular cycles and prior experience in natural family planning methods whether self-assessment of the cervical “pupil sign” is feasible and can be used to detect the preovulatory fertile window. All participants were able to assess the cervical pupil sign. Based on this method, the fertile window lasts on average 3 days, which is significantly shorter and more consistent than when defined on basis of the vulvar mucus method.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Translational & Systems Medicine > Reproductive Health
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Fertility and Sterility|
|Official Date:||March 2009|
|Page Range:||pp. 937-939|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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