PCOS

If you’re a woman who’s trying to get pregnant, or simply taking an interest in your health, then it’s well worth your while to get informed about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). It affects as many as 10% of women in the UK, it can impact your physical health, mental health and fertility, so what is PCOS, and what does it mean for you? Read our articles below that will answer many of the questions you have regarding managing symptoms and getting pregnant with PCOS.

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Testimonial: Helen M. Shares How OvuSense Helped Her Feel In Control

    Testimonial: Helen M. Shares How OvuSense Helped Her Feel In Control

    Helen began using OvuSense in December 2017. Shortly after, she split with her partner and decided to move ahead with donor sperm to try and conceive. Throughout her fertility treatments, Helen used OvuSense to give her a feeling of control.

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  6. Fertility Nurse Kate Davies Explains PCOS Signs to Watch for in Dr. Oz

    Fertility Nurse Kate Davies Explains PCOS Signs to Watch for in Dr. Oz

    Our fertility nurse consultant, Kate Davies, RN, BSc(Hons), FP Cert, spoke with the Dr. Oz show about 7 signs of PCOS that you should not ignore. According to Kate, it can take up to 13 years on average to receive a definitive diagnosis of PCOS. A few of the symptoms you should look out for include… 

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  7. PCOS Awareness Month: Highlighting our PCOS Warriors

    PCOS Awareness Month: Highlighting our PCOS Warriors

    September marks PCOS Awareness Month, an event that is near to our hearts as many OvuSense users are currently struggling with PCOS. Over the past year, we’ve featured some users with PCOS on our blog. We wanted to take the opportunity to highlight their stories as PCOS Warriors.

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  8. Lana and her husband

    Discovering a New Dream – Trying to Naturally Conceive with PCOS

    Since a young age, Lana from Goodland, Kansas, believed she knew how she wanted to start her family: through adoption. After experiencing a miscarriage, Lana and her husband have recently begun trying to conceive again, using the data gathered by OvuSense to hopefully advance their journey.

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  9. How Trusting Her Data Helped Lead to One Woman’s First Pregnancy

    Follow Your Intuition: How Trusting Her Data Helped Lead to One Woman’s First Pregnancy

    When Sarah was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) at 23, she didn’t think much of it immediately. After a year of trying to conceive through seven IUIs, her doctor told her that it might be time to consider in vitro fertilization (IVF). Instead, she decided to try OvuSense.

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  10. “I Helped My Doctors Diagnose a Cyst Because I Knew I Wasn’t Ovulating”

    “I Helped My Doctors Diagnose a Cyst Because I Knew I Wasn’t Ovulating”

    After taking birth control on and off throughout her 20s, Stephanie was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in her mid 20s. As someone who had been through years of advanced schooling, Stephanie found confidence in the statistics that OvuSense was able to provide and the methodology behind the device.

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