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OvuSense Fertility and Ovulation Blog

Real-life stories from OvuSense users and essential information from fertility experts

  1. OvuSense Partners with Famlee Fertility

    viO HealthTech Announces Partnership with Famlee Fertility and its OvuSense Family

    We are proud to announce a partnership today between Famlee Fertility, an at-home clinical fertility treatment organization and viO HealthTech, the makers of our OvuSense family of fertility monitoring solutions. Using OvuSense with Famlee can help you identify hormone imbalances affecting your cycle, develop a plan of action, and reach your fertility goals faster! 

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  2. What is ovulation?

    Ovulation 101: What You Need to Know & How to Improve Your Chances of Conception

    If you’re TTC, you are likely familiar with the term ‘ovulation.’ However, if you find yourself asking, What is ovulation?, don’t worry, we’re here to break it down for you. We’ll also be discussing which tracking methods are the most reliable, signs to watch for that indicate ovulation, and how to improve your chances of becoming pregnant by using them. 

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  3. Male Fertility Journey

    3 Ways Men Can Participate in a Fertility Journey

    Since nearly half of all infertility is traced back to the male factor, men play an important role in our fertility journeys. Luckily, there are things that men can do to help improve their fertility and overall health Whether the man in your life is hoping to become a first-time dad, wanting to grow your family, or simply learn more about his and your family’s overall health, we’re sharing some tips to help support you both on your journey. 

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  4. Cervical mucus in early pregnancy - what does it mean when you are TTCing?

    Cervical mucus in early pregnancy - what does it mean when you are TTCing?

    Cervical mucus in early pregnancy - what does it mean when you are TTCing?

    If you're trying to get pregnant, cervical mucus monitoring can be a helpful way to gauge whether or not you're ovulating. Here's what you need to know about cervical mucus in early pregnancy.

    During the first weeks of pregnancy, cervical mucus may change in color and consistency. You may notice stickier, white, or yellow mucus, known as leucorrhea. As your pregnancy progresses, your vaginal discharge may continue to change.

    Read on to find helpful advice from us.

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  5. What is anovulation and an anovulatory cycle?

    What is anovulation and an anovulatory cycle?

    What is anovulation and an anovulatory cycle?

    The anovulatory cycle is when the ovaries do not release an egg during a woman’s menstrual cycle. An anovulatory cycle is a menstrual cycle in which there is no ovulation. This means that an egg is not released from the ovaries and cannot be fertilized by sperm. This can make it difficult to become pregnant.

    Read our helpful blog and find out more.

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  6. How long does sperm live outside the body?

    How long does sperm live outside the body?

    How long does sperm live outside the body?

    The female body is tricky but what about the men? Trying to get pregnant can be a daunting task as a couple and getting sperm into the female reproductive tract isn't always easy. There are so many things to think about, and it can be difficult to know where to start.

    In this blog, we focus on sperm and take a look at the count, quality, tips for improving production, and health and lifestyle factors to consider when trying to conceive.

    Read on to find out how you can give yourself the best chance of conceiving naturally. 

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  7. Symptoms of a Short Luteal Phase and why it's important when TTCing

    Symptoms of a Short Luteal Phase and why it's important when TTCing

    This is the time from ovulation to your next menstrual period. This phase typically lasts 12-14 days but can be as short as 9 days or as long as 20 days.

    The length of the luteal phase is important because it determines how long the egg has to be fertilized by the sperm before it becomes too old and drops off the uterine wall. If the luteal phase is too short, there may not be enough time for fertilization to occur. 

    Read more to find out how you can help improve your chances of conception naturally.

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  8. 3 days late for your period. Could you be pregnant?

    3 days late for your period. Could you be pregnant?

    If you're trying to conceive, a missed period can be an exciting time. However, it's important to remember that a late period doesn't necessarily mean you're pregnant. There are a number of factors that can contribute to a delayed period, including stress, travel, and changes in your exercise routine.

    Read our helpful blog to find out more.

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  9. June is Pride month.  We are celebrating by sharing one of our pregnancy success stories.

    June is Pride month. We are celebrating by sharing one of our pregnancy success stories.

    We are proud to share one of our favorite success stories in honor of Pride Month. Read how Sharaylane and Lori conceived in just 3 cycles using OvuSense.

    (As told by Sharaylane) "My wife and I wanted a baby and so we started looking for a donor in 2011. As we are a same-sex couple, obviously our only choice is to use donor sperm in order to conceive. It’s hard work to find the right donor and with AI (artificial insemination) but we are proof that miracles can happen!

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  10. How Fitness Benefits Fertility and Mind

    Guest Blog: How Fitness Benefits Your Fertility and Mind

    Maria, a personal trainer who has PCOS, struggled with fertility issues for some time before she was ultimately blessed with two beautiful children. Now, she is sharing her experience incorporating fitness into her fertility journey. Check out this guest blog to learn what lessons Maria is sharing, including why working out is also important for your mental health. 

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