The cervical mucus is influenced by the hormones in your body and changes its consistency. Essentially, there are the following distinctions:

  • no cervical mucus

  • creamy cervical mucus

  • glassy / egg-white-like / stretchy cervical mucus

The closer you get to ovulation, the more oestrogen is produced by the maturing egg and the more glassy, spinnable  and egg-white-like your cervical mucus becomes.

It has various functions: It protects against infections and provides a suitable environment to support sperm on their way to the egg.