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Pregnancy Symptoms (cont.)

Elevated Basal Body Temperature

The basal body temperature (the oral temperature measured first thing in the morning, before arising from bed) typically remains elevated in early pregnancy. An elevation in the basal body temperature occurs shortly after ovulation and persists until the next menstrual period occurs. If pregnancy occurs, the temperature remains elevated.

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