infertility

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

  1. How OvuSense Supported Miranda’s Pregnancy Journey

    Testimonial: How OvuSense Supported Miranda’s Pregnancy Journey

    Before getting married, Miranda decided to get off birth control in anticipation of conceiving a child with her husband. However, after a few months of trying and an unexpected PCOS diagnosis, Miranda found herself dealing with infertility. After watching a fateful TikTok video, Miranda found hope in tracking her ovulation with OvuSense and is now preparing to welcome her first child.

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  2. Foods to Encourage Ovulation

    Not Ovulating? Changing Your Diet May Be The Answer

    If you are not ovulating, it can be more difficult to conceive. However, following a healthy diet and lifestyle can help to encourage ovulation and promote overall fertility. Keep reading to hear from guest blogger Amara, an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Credentialled Diabetes Educator, and expert in fertility nutrition, on the correlation between ovulation and diet. 

     

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Anovulatory Infertility & How to Support

    Guest Blog: Anovulatory Infertility & How to Support This Through Nutrition & Lifestyle Interventions

    Anovulation is the lack of ovulation (release of an egg) and is a common cause of infertility amongst women. It is closely associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as well as irregular cycles. Understanding the cause of anovulation is the first step in supporting anovulatory infertility. From there, there are many nutritional and lifestyle interventions that may help to support ovulation and conception naturally.

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  6. How to Help a Friend Who is TTC

    Friendship Forever: How to Help a Friend Who is TTC

    Trying to conceive is not always easy, and it is comforting to know that you have people supporting you and your partner through your journey. Read our blog for some tips on how you can be an encouraging friend to those who may be beginning or struggling through their conception journey.

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  7. Exercise to Incorporate Into Your Daily Routine When TTC

    Guest Blog: Tami Details Exercise to Incorporate Into Your Daily Routine When TTC

    As a pre and post-natal fitness instructor, Tami Smith has a passion for exercise and a personal experience with infertility. In this article, Tami shares a few general guidelines for working out while TTC, her personal experiences, and then some gentle, appropriate ways to incorporate exercise into your daily routine.

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  8. Sophie Announces Pregnancy

    Testimonial: Sophie & Husband Thrilled to Announce Long-Awaited Pregnancy

    Even after more than three years of TTC, a PCOS diagnosis, and a miscarriage, Sophie and her husband refused to give up hope that they would conceive. With the help of OvuSense and ExSeed, Sophie and her husband found out they were pregnant in March 2021. They couldn’t be happier to be preparing to welcome their little miracle to the world in December.

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  9. Jen Walpole Registered Nutritionist

    Guest Blog: Infertility Causes and Investigations

    Clients frequently come to see me for nutrition advice to support their fertility, without a diagnosis on what may be hindering their journey. Unexplained infertility affects as many as 1 in 5 couples struggling with infertility. Often, some simple testing can be hugely beneficial to understand more about what might be going on for couples.

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  10. Colette Assor

    Guest Blog: Trying A Holistic Approach to Help With Unexplained Infertility

    If you’ve recently been diagnosed with explained fertility or have been struggling with your diagnosis for some time, one option you may want to consider is the holistic approach to natural conception. This is focused on a 360-degree mind and body approach, targeted at finding the root causes of the problem. While some people who can not conceive naturally go on to have a baby through IVF, it’s worthwhile to consider trying a more holistic approach, as it may also aid in successful assisted reproduction treatment.

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