OvuSense Fertility and Ovulation Blog

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

  1. prolactin

    What is Prolactin, and Could it be Affecting Your Fertility?

    If you're struggling with an anovulatory cycle but haven't been diagnosed with PCOS, you may want to get your prolactin levels checked. When elevated, this lactogenic hormone can have a big impact on your fertility. Read on to learn more about diagnosing and treating this little-known infertility culprit.

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  2. Guest Blog: Three Tips for Optimizing Your Cycle Tracking

    Guest Blog: Three Tips for Optimizing Your Cycle Tracking

    While social media and Dr Google have transformed the degree of awareness women have around fertility tracking and body awareness, they are also forums for potential misinformation. Facts, not followers, are what create true empowerment.  What do you need to know?

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  3. Progesterone and Temperature: Facts and Misconceptions

    Progesterone and Temperature: Facts and Misconceptions

    Progesterone is often misunderstood by medical professionals. We break down the current research on progesterone, how it is related to ovulation, and share why OvuSense is the only fertility monitor on the market that accurately tracks the rise and fall of progesterone through continuous measurement of Core Body Temperature.

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  4. How to increase your luteal phase naturally

    How to increase your luteal phase naturally

    While trying to conceive, it's very likely that you will start to try and understand your luteal phase.  You are right to be considering it, because if your luteal phase is too short  (less than 9 days) may cause complications in trying to conceive. The good news is that there are lots of things you can do to help.

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  5. What is Basal Body Temperature (BBT) in early pregnancy?

    What is Basal Body Temperature (BBT) in early pregnancy?

    You may be aware that Basal Body Temperature (BBT) is your temperature when you’re at complete rest and that there is something often referred to as the “BBT method” for fertility tracking. But how does BBT tracking work? And what BBT changes can you expect to see in early pregnancy?

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  6. User Testimonial: Lisa’s Path to Motherhood Using OvuSense to Track PCOS and Irregular Cycles

    User Testimonial: Lisa’s Path to Motherhood Using OvuSense to Track PCOS and Irregular Cycles

    Lisa started using birth control as a teenager to cope with uncomfortable and irregular periods before she was ultimately diagnosed with PCOS. Read more about her experience and how OvuSense gave her the right information about her cycle to help her achieve motherhood. 

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  7. Testimonial: Sarah Heywood, Founder of The Journey, Talks PCOS, TTC, and OvuSense

    Testimonial: Sarah Heywood, Founder of The Journey, Talks PCOS, TTC, and OvuSense

    Like many women, Sarah spent her 20s trying NOT to get pregnant, assuming that when she was ready, she would be able to conceive. But after experiencing irregular cycles her whole life, she quickly realized that her journey to motherhood wasn’t going to be as straightforward as she had hoped. 

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  8. Testimonial: How OvuSense Helped Maggie Learn She Wasn’t Ovulating

    Testimonial: How OvuSense Helped Maggie Learn She Wasn’t Ovulating

    After trying to get pregnant naturally for a year with no success, Maggie took matters into her own hands and diagnosed herself with PCOS. 

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  9. Testimonial: Doctors told Roxy she’d never have kids naturally, but she had a different idea

    Testimonial: Doctors told Roxy she’d never have kids naturally, but she had a different idea

    Roxy R. has PCOS, and was always told she would never have kids. Taking this statement as a call to action, she worked hard to change her lifestyle to give her the best possible chance of conception. Thanks to using OvuSense, she is sharing her success story.

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  10. The Road to Understanding Infertility

    The Road to Understanding Infertility

    While many women aren’t diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) until later in life, some women find out as they are first starting their period – often without a proper explanation of what this means for their health or future fertility.

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