trying to conceive

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

  1. Top 5 Things to Consider Before Trying to Conceive with PCOS

    Guest Blog: Top 5 Things to Consider Before Trying to Conceive with PCOS

    PCOS is thought to be the most common endocrine disorder affecting women of reproductive age. When it comes to PCOS, some of the major symptoms include: irregular cycles, weight gain, and symptoms of high testosterone. Hormonal imbalances can lead to difficulty with fertility, but with the support of your medical team a healthy pregnancy is achievable. If you are thinking about growing your family, here are five things to consider before trying to conceive.

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  2. Kay & Partner Share Knowledge Gained Through Using OvuSense and ExSeed

    Testimonial: Kay & Partner Share Knowledge Gained Through Using OvuSense and ExSeed

    Kay never had any interest in ovulation tracking or sperm testing until she and her partner had been trying unsuccessfully to conceive for a few years. While infertility felt stressful enough to her, she eventually decided to give ovulation tracking and sperm testing a try after looking into OvuSense and ExSeed.

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  3. How the Mediterranean Diet Can Support Fertility

    Guest Blog: How the Mediterranean Diet Can Support Fertility

    When it comes to choosing the best diet for fertility while you are trying to conceive, personalized nutrition can be very powerful at maximizing general health and chances of conception for a couple. However, there is no doubt that one particular way of eating has been proven time and time again to be beneficial in relation to fertility - the Mediterranean diet.

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  4. 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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  5. Pausing or Delaying TTC? Here’s Why You Should Keep Tracking Data

    Pausing or Delaying TTC? No Problem! Here’s Why You Should Keep Tracking Data

    If you do decide to wait or press pause on TTC, there’s no reason not to track your data. In fact, it is beneficial for you to do so! Tracking your cycle with an at-home fertility monitor such as OvuFirst can help you to determine when you ovulate, identify any patterns within your cycle, and even lead to hotter sex.

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  6. Cheyenne’s Journey to Her Greatest Adventure: Motherhood

    Testimonial: Cheyenne’s Journey to Her Greatest Adventure: Motherhood

    Cheyenne never thought she would have trouble conceiving, but after six months of trying, she began to worry. With the help of OvuSense, support from her husband, fertility doctors, and keeping the hope, Cheyenne is now 17 weeks pregnant after a year and a half.

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  7. TTC on vacation

    Vacationing or on Holiday? Why Your TTC Plans Don't Need to Change

    If you and your partner have been trying to conceive, it might seem challenging to prioritize TTC while away from the comfort of your home. But fear not, just because you are ready to lounge at the beach, doesn’t mean you can’t still find time for babymaking! Our blog shares some suggestions on how you can prioritize conception while still enjoying a well-deserved vacation.

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  8. 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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  9. Fertility 101 - Tips on Where to Start

    Fertility 101 - Tips on Where to Start When You’re Just Starting Out

    Congratulations on starting out on your TTC journey - we are incredibly excited for you! However, we know those first few steps can be a bit confusing and lead to a number of questions. Don’t worry - it is completely normal! That’s why we created a fertility 101 guide to provide a one-stop shop for tips on where to start, how to maximize your chance at becoming pregnant, and how OvuSense can support you. Keep reading to learn more and embark on your exciting new journey.

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  10. Nicole Announces Pregnancy

    Testimonial: Nicole Fulfills Dreams of Growing Her Family With OvuSense 

    Nicole worried that her secondary infertility would come between her dreams of growing her family. Following an unsuccessful year of trying and a whole lot of grief, Nicole decided to track her cycles with OvuSense. In just a couple months, they learned they were pregnant. In March 2021, Nicole and her husband welcomed their second child into the world, which they feel wouldn’t have been possible without OvuSense. 

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