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Some women may experience other symptoms when they're ovulating, including breast tendernessbloating and mild tummy painbut these are not a reliable way of predicting ovulation. Ovulation is when an egg is released from one of your ovaries. If you want to work out when you ovulate, there are a of things you can use: the length of your menstrual cycle — ovulation usually occurs around 10 Do you need a place m 16 days before your period starts, so you may be able to work out when you're likely to ovulate if you have a regular cycle your cervical mucus — you may notice wetter, clearer and more slippery mucus around the time of ovulation your body temperature — there's a small rise in body temperature after ovulation takes place, which you may be able to detect with a thermometer ovulation predictor kits — hormone levels increase around the time of ovulation and this can be detected using ovulation predictor kits that measure the level of hormones in your pee Using a combination of these methods is likely to be most accurate.