Is That a Positive OPK .. Or Not?



OPK – Is it Positive?

If you’re new to using ovulation predictor kits (opks) to find out when you are most fertile, you’re probably wondering if you’ll recognize a positive opk test when you see one!

Ovulation predictor tests are used to detect the LH surge.  LH (shorthand  for luteinizing hormone)  is the hormone that peaks when there is a mature egg ready to be released from your ovary.  To maximize your chances to conceive a baby, you want to have intercourse before you ovulate.

This is why detecting the LH surge with a positive opk is so effective.  You’ll get a positive OPK result (indicting the LH surge has begun) before you actually ovulate, which is the ideal time for baby making.




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