Colors of cervical mucus: what they mean

Your cervical mucus allows you to draw many conclusions about yourself, about yours cycle and pull your body It helps you determine your fertile days and also see if you are in good health. Cervical mucus changes consistency and color throughout the cycle. From white to yellow to pink - here we explain what the individual colors of cervical mucus mean. If you want to know more about cervical mucus in general, take a look who bad.


White cervical mucus

Creamy white cervical mucus is a sign that the follicle is preparing for ovulation. It is therefore cloudy, whitish or yellowish and is thick, creamy, lumpy, sticky or rubbery and not elastic. White cervical mucus can therefore be an indication that you are currently in your fertile phase. But be warned: you can only find out if you are really in your fertile window if you constantly check your cervical mucus. Observation of cervical mucus is part of the syntothermic method.

Pink cervical mucus

Pink cervical mucus is often the messenger that tells you your period is just around the corner. When menstrual blood mixes with cervical mucus, it appears pink. Pink cervical mucus can appear before and after your period, but also during your period as bleeding between periods. First of all, there is no reason to panic. Sometimes pink cervical mucus can also appear as implantation bleeding or after sex when small blood vessels have been injured. If the color of the cervical mucus is pink in combination with other symptoms such as pain or itching, let your gynecologist examine you.

Green cervical mucus

If you observe green cervical mucus, you should consult your gynecologist as soon as possible, as there is a suspicion of an infection. It can be a fungal or bacterial infection, but it can also be a sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea. Get away from the doctor!

Yellow cervical mucus

As previously mentioned, your cervical mucus can take on a yellowish color before ovulation - the closer you get to ovulation, the more transparent and rotatable your cervical mucus will become. 

Warning: The yellow color of the cervical mucus is not unusual at first, but if it is accompanied by other symptoms such as a fishy smell or even pain, you should definitely visit your gynecologist and clear it up.