Menstrual Cycle Day 15
What is happening internally?
The ovum (egg) travels through the fallopian tube, where it will be fertilized--if sperm are present. The ruptured follicle is now called the corpus luteum, and begins to release progesterone and a small amount of estrogen. Progesterone levels continue to rise, and estrogen levels plummet.
Cervical fluid dries up, or may be sticky. The cervix rotates down to low, firm and closed. Basal body temperature experiences a thermal shift of about .4 a degree.
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