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BBT Luteal Phase Dip

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Luteal phase dip is also referred to as an "implantation dip". Defined as a drop in your basal body temperature that is equal to or greater than 0.3°F during the second half of your cycle (after ovulation). It tends to occur around the time of expected implantation (7-10 days past ovulation). It occurs more often when a women is pregnant, but can still occur during non-pregnant cycles. Even if you do not see this pattern on your BBT chart you may still be pregnant!

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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  • 5 weeks ago » mogchi said:
    11dpo and went from 98.4 to 97.7 this is now my second dip after ov but it came back up
  • 6 weeks ago » beaedghill said:
    I am 9dpo today and my temp went from 98.64 to 98.22
  • 6 weeks ago » mariemiller89 said:
    I am always consistant with my BBT charting. Normally have my BBT drop at 11 dpo. I was 97.42 6 dpo today at 7dpo I am 97.16, not normal!
  • 6 weeks ago » ShockaLovesJay11 said:
    I'm 7dpo and this is my first cycle bbt charting and today I went from 97.3(yesterday's temp) to 96.6.
  • 7 weeks ago » RockSteadyMama said:
    14 dpo went from 98.4 to 97.8
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