A red bead indicates the first day of a woman’s period; brown beads symbolize days when pregnancy is very unlikely, and glow-in-the dark white beads (beads 8 to 19) signal fertile days. Each day, a woman moves a black rubber ring ahead by one bead to indicate where she is in her cycle.
What bead days will you get pregnant in Standard Days Method?
The Standard Days Method® (SDM) is based on monitoring the days of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Appropriate for women who usually have menstrual cycles between 26 and 32 days long, the method identifies days 8 through 19 as the fertile days.
How do you count safe days with beads?
The RED bead marks the first day of your menstrual period. On the day your period starts, move the ring to the red bead. If your period does not start by the day after you move the ring to the last BROWN bead, your cycle is longer than 32 days.
How do you use birth control beads?
A woman can use CycleBeads® by placing the rubber ring on the red bead on the first day of her period. She moves the ring one bead each day. She abstains or uses a condom when the ring is on any white bead if she does not want to become pregnant.
How many days after period can you not get pregnant?
However, there are times in the menstrual cycle when women may be most fertile and are most likely to conceive. The fertile days may last for up to 3-5 days after the end of your period.
Table: Typical menstrual cycles and fertility at each stage.
|Day of cycle||Stage||Fertility|
|10-14||Days around ovulation||Most fertile|
Can I get pregnant 7 days before my period?
Although it is possible to get pregnant in the days leading up to your period, it isn’t likely. You can only get pregnant during a narrow window of five to six days a month. When these fertile days actually occur depends on when you ovulate, or release an egg from your ovary.
How will I know that am fertile?
When you know your average menstrual cycle length, you can work out when you ovulate. Ovulation happens about 14 days before your period starts. If your average menstrual cycle is 28 days, you ovulate around day 14, and your most fertile days are days 12, 13 and 14.
What is the average cycle time bead?
During this time a woman can become pregnant. The Standard Days Method identifies days 8-19 of cycle for women with cycles between 26 and 32 days long, as the potential fertile window.
What is the 2 day method?
The TwoDay Method® is a simple and effective natural or fertility awareness based method (FABM) of family planning that relies on the presence of cervical secretions (fluid) as a sign that a woman may be fertile. During the menstrual cycle, a number of changes occur in a woman’s body.
What is Moon bead?
A woman uses a set of strung coloured beads known as Moon Beads to help her know the days of the month on which she is fertile and therefore more likely to get pregnant. To prevent a pregnancy, the couple either uses condoms or abstains from sex on the woman’s fertile (white beads) days.
Can you feel pregnant after 2 days?
Some women might experience the first symptoms a week or two after conceiving, whereas others don’t feel anything for months. Many women may tell if they are pregnant within two or three weeks of conceiving, and some women know a lot sooner, even within a few days.