Love it or hate it, it is a normal occurrence and a great way to indicate whether your vagina is in good health! Your discharge is a reflection of what is happening internally. By analyzing the odor , color, and consistency, you can recognize if you may have an infection or if you are just ovulating! When your discharge ranges between translucent to a very light yellow, it usually means everything is normal. Clear discharge is actually a natural lubricant and occurs frequently during pregnancy or ovulation. White to light yellow can be normal, just keep a lookout for any strong odors , thicker textures, and irritation. This could be a sign of a yeast infection.
Burris describes vaginal discharge as fluid released by glands in the vagina and cervix. The fluid carries dead cells and bacteria out of the body, and vaginal discharge helps keep the vagina clean and prevent infection. Burris also says normal vaginal discharge varies in amount and ranges in color from clear to milky, white discharge.