pcos and fertility

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

  1. 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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  2. Dimitria pregnant

    Testimonial: Dimitra Shares Her Story of Overcoming PCOS and Infertility

    At the age of 16, Dimitra was diagnosed with PCOS and was convinced it would be incredibly difficult to get pregnant. Through her experience, she has not only managed to become a mom, but also develop a renewed sense of faith in herself and her body.

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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. 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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  6. 5 Things Clinicians Should Know About Femtech

    5 Things Clinicians Should Know About Femtech

    Women who are struggling to get pregnant often want to try any available tools they can within the privacy of their own homes before going to a fertility specialist. We’ve outlined five things that doctors and other care providers should know about femtech tools in preparation for these conversations with your patients. 

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  7. 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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  8. “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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  9. 28 Isn’t ‘Too Young’ - Setting Your Own Fertility Timeline

    28 Isn’t ‘Too Young’ - Setting Your Own Fertility Timeline

    When we think about infertility, we often picture someone in their 30s or 40s who may feel like they’re running out of time. However, once you’ve decided to start a family, these same challenges can impact women at any age.

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