How to record your temperature to .00

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    joesmoe

    Is there any way where I could track two different temperatures all on one chart? I like to use two different thermometers and compare the two. If it is a possibility, would it be wise to average the two temps or just use one thermometer? 

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    Courtney

    Hi there,

    It's not currently possible to track two temperature lines on the chart. Don't average your temps - just use the readings from one thermometer. If you want to record two readings, you can record one in the temperature wheel, and the other in the Journal section of the app.

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    sanabria.jen

    If you're tracking to .0 are you rounding up or down based on the number? Or just using the first number?

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    Courtney

    If tracking to .0, always round down. This way, you won't think you had a temperature shift when the difference in temps wasn't quite big enough to be considered a true shift. 

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    chking01

    Just to clarify, if you have a temp that's 97.09 F would you record this as 97.0 or 97.1?

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    ahall27

    I have the same question as above. I got a thermometer that reads .00. So today my temp was 96.19. Would that mean is chart it as 96.2 or 96.1?

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    kelly.denicolo

    I love this app and am so grateful for ease of use! One suggestion that would be awesome is being able enter or see a cover line. The clear visual makes it so much easier to note changes in temps, or to see if there are problems (like low temps post-ovulation), which can be a symptom that needs addressing! Thank you so much!

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    Courtney

    chking01 and ahall27 - good question. Rounding down helps to ensure that you don't accidentally mark a temperature shift - but for some women, the temperature shift is too small for this rule to be of use. If your temperature shifts tend to be slight, you may want to keep it as is (remember you can track your temperature to two decimals, as outlined above).

    kelly - We don't currently have a coverline feature in the app, but we're working on adding it to a future version :)  In the meantime, you can view and set a coverline at our user web portal (http://app.kindara.com/). To view/set your coverline, log in to the portal with the email and password you used to create your Kindara account, then go to the 'Charts' tab. If you've entered enough temperatures, the app will automatically set a coverline for you. If you'd like to manually set the coverline, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the 'edit' button next to Coverline.

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    skyesmith10

    When's the best time to take ur temp ??

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    Courtney

    Hey skyesmith, to get an accurate basal body temperature reading, take your temperature as soon as you wake up (BEFORE getting out of bed or doing anything), after at least 3 consecutive hours of uninterrupted sleep, and at or as close as possible to the same time each day. 

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    anne.bastine

    I noticed a big difference between my BBT at 6 am and 9 am. At 6 I'm in the hight 35 (35.96) or low 36 (36.10), but at 9 I'm more around 36.35. These are pre-ovulation temps. Post ovulation my 6 am temps will be in the 36.55 range and 9 am in the 36.80 range. I don't see a place to record the time without wink. Is the app smart enough to not interpret a 9 am recording as a temp shift?

    Thanks,

    AB

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    Lauren

    Hi Anne, Kindara can't record the time your temperature was taken right now, but this is a popular request we get and we plan to add it by the time Wink ships.  In the meantime, you can record the time you took your temperature in the Journal section of the data screen.  Hope that helps!

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    styling2001uk

    I battle to take it at the same time as I wake up in the night to www. Sometimes 2am, sometimes 4am and sometime 6am. Difficulty is that if I temp at 4 and again at 8 for example I sometimes get the same reading and other times a very different one

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    Lauren

    Hi Styling, I'm so sorry about the difficulty getting an accurate BBT reading - I totally understand how frustrating it can be when you're not sure when you can trust your temperature readings.  Unfortunately the best advice I can give you is simply to be as consistent as possible, and if you can't take your temperature at the same every day you can try making a note of what time you took the temperature and then adjusting for the time (for example, if you notice your temperatures are always half a degree lower when you take them very early, you can add half a degree to the reading).  Once you chart for a few cycles, you may find a rhythm that works for you - let me know if I can help any more with this!

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    Alice Milner

    Please direct me - I can't find how to record the time I took my temperature! Only how to set an alarm!

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    Lauren

    Hi Alice,

    Thanks for contacting us! A feature that would track the time you took your temperature is actually one of our most popular requests. We're currently working on a few other features, but your request just moved this one up the list :) In the meantime, you can keep track of the time you took your temperatures in the journal section of the app. I know it's not as convenient as a dedicated time-tracking feature, though, so I'll talk to the rest of the team about adding one as we continue to build the app :)

    If you have any other questions, comments, or suggestions for us, please don't hesitate to let me know!

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    cheline.lacroix

    When is the best time to record your temperature?

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    cheline.lacroix

    Sorry!!! I just read the previous comment and saw the answers to my question. thank you!

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    ashleyflemmings

    If my BBT says on the thug 37.2 does that mean 37.2 or 37.20 ???

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    cassandra.wright2

    How vital is it to measure your temperature to the 1/100th for Celsius as all the thermometers in South Africa only measure Celsius to the 1/10th?

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    Lorry Schneider

    Hi Cassandra, 

    If you're charting in Celsius, you do not have the option of recording your temperature to the 1/10th decimal. This is because when charting in Celsius, you need to record your temperature to the 1/100th decimal to catch the temperature shift.  You should be able to purchase a thermometer online that measures temps to the 1/100th in Celsius if you look for a basal body temp (BBT) thermometer. I hope this helps!   If you have any other questions, please feel free to let me know! 

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    julie_warmington

    I measure in celcius. say for example my temp reads 36.1 on my thermometer. do I record it as 36.01 or 36.10? those are the only two options I get on the app.

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