fertility

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

  1. Your Top Fertility Questions

    Your Top Fertility Questions of 2021 Answered

    As each year comes to a close, it’s always nice to take one last look back and reflect on what that time brought. So while we are looking towards 2022 with optimism and excitement, we are first taking a moment to look back on this past year and revisit some of your most asked questions. Keep reading to learn about what the OvuSense community wanted to know, featuring some answers from a few of our experts.   

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  2. Fertility Nutritionist Rachael Robinson

    Cycle Tracking and Tailored Nutrition: A Partnership for Success

    Fertility Nutritionist Rachael Robinson opens up about the key partnership between cycle tracking and tailored nutrition when trying to conceive. Rachael, who has firsthand knowledge of the matter, supports couples looking to conceive naturally or via assisted reproductive techniques such as IUI and IVF. Continue reading to learn more about why a tailored nutrition plan is so important, and how it may be able to help you. 

     

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  3. Jen Walpole

    Trying to Conceive? Here’s How To Support Your Fertility Through Lifestyle Choices

    It’s almost time to ring in another New Year and for many that means making resolutions to start living a healthier lifestyle. If you’re thinking about trying to conceive, making small changes in your diet, exercise, and sleep routine can promote a healthy monthly cycle. Here, Registered Nutritional Therapist Jen Walpole (DipCNM mBANT CNHC) offers her advice on how changing your diet can improve your fertility. 

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  4. Male Infertility Causes

    Struggling To Get Pregnant? It Could Be the Male Factor

    Often as a society, we talk about how women can improve their fertility. However, 40-50% of all infertility can actually be traced back to the male factor. Despite this fact, male infertility isn’t often discussed within the realm of TTC and babymaking. So while prioritizing female fertility remains essential, exploring the topic of male infertility is also important in order to help more couples on their journey start or grow a family.  

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  5. OvuSense Ovulation Calculator - Try it Today!

    OvuSense Ovulation Calculator - Try it Today!

    Knowing when you're ovulating can be a struggle, especially if you are trying to conceive! To help, we created the OvuSense Ovulation Calculator which will help you work out when you should try to conceive and recommend the best OvuSense product if you are looking to take more control over your fertility.

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  6. Fact or Fiction: COVID-19 Vaccine Fertility Edition with Zermina Akbary!

    Fact or Fiction: COVID-19 Vaccine Fertility Edition with Zermina Akbary!

    We continue to see misinformation being spread about the COVID-19 vaccine and coronavirus' effect on fertility. To help clear up any confusion, we chatted with Zermina Akbary, a holistic health and fertility nurse consultant for OvuSense, to break down some common myths and misconceptions about COVID-19 and the impact it has had on fertility. See if you can tell fact from fiction when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine and fertility.

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  7. Fact or Fiction Fertility Edition with Laura MacDonald!

    OvuSense Fact or Fiction? Fertility Edition with Laura MacDonald!

    Do you know your facts from fiction when it comes to fertility, ovulation, and trying to conceive? Laura MacDonald, a fertility nutritionist, is debunking some common fertility myths you may have believed or had heard in the past.

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  8. Dr. Alison Gottschalk Answers Your PCOS Questions

    Dr. Alison Gottschalk Answers Your PCOS Questions!

    PCOS is one of the most common causes of infertility in women, and in fact, the condition impacts about 1 in 10 women. To learn more about this all too common condition, we recently connected with Dr. Alison Gottschalk, a Hormone and PCOS Fertility Naturopathic Doctor, to answer questions about PCOS from those in the fertility community.

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  9. Fertility Nurse Zermina Akbary Talks to Parade Magazine About PCOS and Fertility

    Fertility Nurse Zermina Akbary Talks to Parade Magazine About PCOS and Fertility

    Trying to conceive can be overwhelming, especially if you have been diagnosed with a hormonal condition like PCOS. Although it impacts 1 in 10 women of childbearing age and is the most common reproductive endocrine disorder, many people don’t know what PCOS is until they are diagnosed. Zermina Akbary, one of our fertility nurse specialists, spoke with Parade Magazine about PCOS, what causes the condition and how it affects fertility.

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  10. Recognizing Wave Of Light 2021 & Those Gone Too Soon

    Recognizing Wave Of Light 2021 & Those Gone Too Soon

    Every year on October 15th, we recognize Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day — a day to raise awareness for miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, or any other loss. It is a day we pause to remember and grieve for ourselves, for our friends, or for those we may not even know who have experienced such heartbreaking loss. So many people carry this loss with them every day, and all of us at OvuSense honor their struggle and recognize their strength. 

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