x

Measuring

When and how to measure

It is very important that you measure your temperature using a basal thermometer with 2 decimals. You are not to use a regular fever thermometer together with Natural Cycles. Measure first thing in the morning...

Deviating temperature

Certain factors can affect your temperature such as sickness, alcohol and lack of sleep. We are indicating this as a ‘Deviating Temperature’, as it can skew your data and will cause you to have more red days - ...

Tips on remembering to measure your temperature

Measuring your temperature is probably new to you, so getting into the habit might take you a week or two - no worries. We have gathered a few tips to keep you on track with measuring and get into the habit qu...

Why you can't use two thermometers at the same time

You can only use 1 basal thermometer with Natural Cycles, as two thermometers at the same time may cause too high variations and therefore affect the algorithm negatively. To be more elaborate, our thermometer...

Irregular sleeping habits

You can use Natural Cycles even if you have an irregular sleeping schedule, the key is to find what works best for you! We recommend that you try and measure five times a week to give the app a lot of data to u...

Warmer weather and/or air conditioning

Warmer weather will not affect your basal body temperature as your body is very good at maintaining itself at its optimal temperature. Meaning that you can still keep measuring as always even if the temperature...

Traveling while using Natural Cycles

You can keep measuring even while traveling, just remember that Natural Cycles requires internet connection in order for you to be able to add data. If you will not have access to internet during your trip you ...

Measuring with kids around

If your child wake up several times per night, try to measure your temperature after the longest stretch of sleep that you usually get, regardless of which hour that'll be at. If you've had an especially rough ...

Measuring after a miscarriage or abortion

If you experience a miscarriage, or have an abortion, there's some things to think about when it comes to measuring. Skip measuring for the first week to let the hormone levels settle down. After the first week...