For those trying to conceive, knowing when you ovulate is hugely important to be able to time intercourse and properly identify your fertile window. If you are tracking your menstrual cycle, you are probably looking at several different physical biomarkers of ovulation (mucus production, basal body temperature, and cervical position are the main ones), but actually looking at your hormone levels is also extremely important in figuring out when you will ovulation, and if you actually ovulated.