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

  1. 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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  2. Secondary Infertility: What Is It and What Can You Do Next?

    Secondary Infertility: What Is It and What Can You Do Next?

    Our fertility nurse Kate Davies recently wrote an article for Thrive Global about secondary infertility. 3 million women are affected – so what is it, what can you do, and where can you find support?

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  3. 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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  4. Fertility in Your 40s: What You Need to Know

    Fertility in Your 40s: What You Need to Know

    The average age for first-time mothers in the US and UK has been steadily rising for decades. While there are some health risks to pregnancy as you age, we wanted to take a minute to review the facts about fertility in your 40s.

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  5. 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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  6. “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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  7. 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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  8. OvuSense really did work for me!

    OvuSense really did work for me!

    In April 2017, following increasingly erratic periods and some high FSH readings (40+), I was told by an NHS fertility consultant that I was in premature menopausal transition and that I could expect to enter full menopause within the next 6-9 months.   I was aged 41 at that time.

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  9. Secondary Infertility – The Facts

    Secondary Infertility – The Facts

    Secondary infertility is a common problem. The term secondary infertility refers to the inability to become pregnant or the inability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth following either a previous pregnancy or a previous live birth.

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  10. Colleen's story

    Colleen's story

    My name is Colleen, after being diagnosed 4 years ago with PCOS, I am now pregnant with our first baby thanks to OvuSense!

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