Dry Cervical Fluid

Early pregnancy symptom

The chart

Comparison of how often this symptom is experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


After implantation (9 dpo+)
experiencing this symptom
the probability of pregnancy


Overall (during the luteal phase)
experiencing this symptom
the probability of pregnancy




About this symptom

Dry Cervical Fluid

Cervical fluid changes consistency and colour throughout the menstrual cycle, from dry and scant to sticky and tacky to creamy and watery. Many women observe very little cervical fluid following ovulation until menstruation occurs, and this may also occur following conception. As the mucous plug is forming in early pregnancy many women notice that they have less discharge, while others notice more. Tracking your cervical fluid from cycle to cycle will allow you see differences that may help determine pregnancy.


Summary of chart

An explanation of the affect on the probability of pregnancy for each day past ovulation or group of days.

0 dpo

Decreases probability of pregnancy

1 dpo - 8 dpo

Does not significantly affect probability of pregnancy

9 dpo - 10 dpo

Slightly decreases probability of pregnancy

11 dpo - 18 dpo

Decreases probability of pregnancy


Detailed breakdown by DPO

Shows data for days where differences are meaningful.

Day past ovulationPregnant vs non-pregnant
0 dpo 1.4 times less (-25%)
10 dpo 1.3 times less (-18%)
11 dpo 1.4 times less (-25%)
12 dpo 1.4 times less (-27%)
13 dpo 1.4 times less (-27%)
14 dpo 1.5 times less (-30%)
15 dpo 1.6 times less (-36%)
16 dpo 1.6 times less (-37%)
17 dpo 1.7 times less (-40%)
18 dpo 1.7 times less (-38%)
Understanding the data

Pregnant women experience this symptom the number of times listed as often as non-pregnant. The percentage listed refers to the percentage increase or decrease between pregnant and non-pregnant.

Visit the dpo chart pages to view most common and significant positive and negative indicators of pregnancy for each day past ovulation.




What women are saying about this symptom.

Metal_Yuri  5 months ago
8-9 dpo approximately & dry cm. Barely any.

Nhastilow  5 years ago
9 dpo yesterday I had a small amount of creamy white cervical mucus. Now dry?

member_271152  7 years ago
4 dpo to today 11dpo dry cm

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