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Using OvuSense to Track PCOS, Irregular Cycles & Ovulation – Lisa’s Story to Motherhood image
31 July 2020
Using OvuSense to Track PCOS, Irregular Cycles & Ovulation – Lisa’s Story to Motherhood
Like many women, Lisa started using birth control as a teenager to cope with uncomfortable and irregular periods. While this did mask her symptoms and made her cycle appear regular, later in her teen years, she was told she had PCOS.  Fast forward almost a decade to 2018, and Lisa and her husband were ready to ...
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After 21 Years of Trying to Conceive, The Third Cycle Was the Charm for Beya image
22 July 2020
After 21 Years of Trying to Conceive, The Third Cycle Was the Charm for Beya
Infertility can be draining, regardless of how long you’ve been trying to conceive, but for one woman, this journey has gone on for longer than two decades. Beya has PCOS, and has been trying to get pregnant for 21 years.  After struggling to track her ovulation using oral BBT and OPKs, Beya decided to try Ovu...
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Getting More Out Of Your Data - Introducing OvuSense Pro image
20 July 2020
Getting More Out Of Your Data - Introducing OvuSense Pro
At OvuSense, our goal has always been to empower women along their fertility journey, but we know that for many people, we are only one piece of the puzzle. Whether you’re working with a Reproductive Endocrinologist, Naturopathic Fertility Specialist, or your regular OB/GYN, we want to make it easier than ever t...
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06 June 2020
How much is a fertility monitor?

OvuSense got my ovulation date exactly right!   I think my period is on its way however, I'm pleased that I had my bloods done as I can see a difference in the temperatures between last month (1st month using OvuSense) and this month.Ovusense ovulation chart

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03 June 2020
Pregnancy & COVID-19: What We Know Now

While the spread of the Coronavirus is seemingly slowing across the world, there is still uncertainty among those trying to conceive and those currently pregnant about what the virus will mean for them. So much is still unknown, including its effects on pregnancy and the ability to conceive both short and long-term. 

In this blog, we will share resources, studies, and everything that we know about COVID-19 and pregnancy, in an effort to make you feel as comfortable as possible during these uncertain times. While much of the research is still new or ongoing, we believe it’s always important to know and share the facts as they come in. However, be sure to continue your own research on the topic and listen to the experts as more information comes to light. As always, contact your provider for any concerns or questions about your own medical care.

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03 June 2020
How does a fertility monitor work?

This cycle, I pushed for one more blood test and had it done seven days after OvuSense confirmed my ovulation date.  The blood test blood test for ovulationconfirmed a high enough result of progesterone to confirm ovulation took place, just like OvuSense said.  It gave me some peace of mind back!

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01 June 2020
After Numerous Products “Not tested on women with PCOS,” Samantha Found Her Solution

If you’re struggling with PCOS, it can be hard enough to try and figure out what is going on with your body on your own or with your doctor. This confusion is only amplified when trying to get pregnant. Often adding to this frustration is the fact that many tools designed to help you get pregnant haven’t been tested or proven to work on women with irregular cycles or PCOS. 

We know this can be frustrating, but we’re here to help. By using real-time cycle data, OvuSense is able to work for women with irregular cycles – INCLUDING women with PCOS. This was a gamechanger for Samantha as she was trying to get pregnant with her first baby back in 2018. After 18 months, she’s now looking to grow her family, and plans to use OvuSense from the beginning. Below, she shares the frustration she experienced in trying for her first child, and the relief she felt by finding a device that worked with her cycles. 

 

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30 May 2020
Does PCOS cause back pain?
If you are experiencing back pain, you may be wondering whether PCOS is causing it. There are multiple reasons that you may be suffering from pain, and Fertility Consultant Kate Davies goes into more detail about what your back pain could be related to.
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28 May 2020
Did You Know You Can Talk to an OvuSense Nurse? Meet Our Clinical Team & Learn About Your User Perks

At OvuSense, we’re committed to empowering women with comprehensive information about their fertility cycle at home. But sometimes, we know you might need more. That’s why we also offer all our users a FREE consultation with a fertility nurse after three cycles. These nurses are well versed in OvuSense, and can help you understand how to analyze your charts or detect cycle patterns from your data each month. Given their extensive backgrounds in fertility and holistic health, they can also discuss how lifestyle changes can impact your cycle. 

We may be biased, but we think this is a great benefit! To make you feel more comfortable taking advantage of this consultation, we wanted to introduce you to our fertility nurses, and provide some insight on why they got involved with OvuSense in the first place. From starting as users themselves, to finding the device 20 years into their careers, we hope their stories provide confidence that we’ve got your back along your fertility journey. 

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28 May 2020
Can PCOS start at any age?
PCOS, or polycistic ovary syndrome, can affect one in ten women - but at what age does it start? PCOS is a complex condition, and Fertility Consultant Kate Davies demystifies some of the causes and treatments of PCOS, and at what time it it likely to start showing symptoms.
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26 May 2020
Can PCOS go away?
PCOS, or Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a condition that around 10% of women live with. But can it go away, how do you treat it, and what issues can it cause with trying to get pregnant? Fertility Consultant Kate Davies gives us more information.
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24 May 2020
How do you use a fertility monitor?
You may have heard that a fertility monitor could help you if you are trying to get pregnant - but how to fertility monitors work and how do you use them? Fertility Consultant Kate Davies gives us more information!
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20 May 2020
How do you take a fertility test?
Have you been trying to get pregnant but haven't managed to so far? It might be a good idea to take a fertility test to see if there are other factors making it more difficult for you. Read our quick guide on the different ways you can take a fertility test.
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