During the ovulatory period, the cervical mucus looks like egg white: it is transparent, elastic, stringy (it can be separated between two fingers without breaking), and abundant. However, during the pre-and post-ovulatory period, cervical mucus is more opaque, viscous, and scanty.
Changes in cervical mucus during the menstrual cycle
By Laura García de Miguel M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Mónica Aura Masip M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 11/11/2021