basal body temperature method

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Noun1.basal body temperature method - natural family planning in which the fertile period of the woman's menstrual cycle is inferred by noting the rise in basal body temperature that typically occurs with ovulation
natural family planning - any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
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Pheromone advises that in their recent US trial, the PSC Fertility Monitor detected more days of the conception window (the days when sexual intercourse can lead to a pregnancy) than the LH test strip product or the basal body temperature method.