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

PCOS Awareness Month: Highlighting our PCOS Warriors image
17 September 2019
PCOS Awareness Month: Highlighting our PCOS Warriors
September marks PCOS Awareness Month, an event that is near to our hearts as many OvuSense users are currently struggling with PCOS. PCOS Awareness Month is a federally designated event in the US created to increase awareness of, and education about PCOS among women, girls, healthcare professionals, and the genera...
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12 September 2019
OvuSense featured in Romper & Scary Mommy!
Summer is coming to a close, and we’ve sure been busy at OvuSense! We were excited to be featured by Romper and Scary Mommy as a top ovulation monitor. Read on to learn more about why we were featured, and how OvuSense can help you track your ovulation... Romper Trying to conceive can be stressful, from tracking...
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09 September 2019
FemTech: 5 Things Clinicians Should Know
In today’s digital age, many people’s first instinct is to immediately hop on Dr. Google when faced with a diagnosis or health situation they don’t fully understand. While this provides seemingly endless information, it can be hard for clinicians and other members of the care team to stay up to date on all t...
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16 June 2016
Courtney's story - pregnant during the OvuSense User Study

I'm Courtney,

I have been with my husband 15 years ttc for 5 of those years and I'm now pregnant!

I signed up for the OvuSense User Study recently to test their new App, not knowing what OvuSense was all about. But as women with PCOS, we get to a point where we are willing to try almost anything to get that baby we have been trying so hard for!

Last month, I used 100mg of clomid along with my monitoring my cycles with my OvuSense sensor. I had my blood drawn to confirm ovulation, so the Doctor said I did not ovulate for the month of May.   However, OvuSense said I did!  

My husband and I had sex all around the time of OvuSense said I was  in my ovulation window & I woke up to this...a positive pregnancy test!

Courtney

The Dr was already sending me to seek IUI as he said I was not ovulating! I must admit I was just about to throw in the towel as money just is not available to all for fertility treatment costs.

Just as I was going to sign up to keep using my OvuSense Sensor as the free User Study was coming to a close, I can now start buying baby clothes instead!

I want to thank OvuSense for my miracle baby!  Ladies when you're feeling your lowest don't give up - I just know it's gonna happen when the time is just right!

Wish us all the luck in the world.

Courtney x

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15 June 2016
Line's story

My name is Line and I'm pregnant!  

Thank you Ovusense...after 5 years of trying... and 2 cycles with OvuSense, I now have this to show:

Line

Line 2

When trying to conceive,  I took prenatal vitamins and my husband was on a variety of supplements like Zinc and B-vitamin.  In addition, my hubby managed got his sperm-count up, from 0.5 million to 4 million.

And by using Ovusense, we got pregnant as we knew exactly when I was ovulating.

Don't lose hope...!  Please keep trying. 

Line xx

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15 June 2016
Emily' story

I'm Emily.  I used OvuSense for 5 months to see if I was ovulating on my own, or not.  I'm now currently 9.5 weeks pregnant! 

Here's my chart the month I got pregnant.  My temperature never rose a lot with OvuSense but I was indeed pregnant :)

Emily 2

Here is my recent baby scan:

Emily

Please don't give up hope ladies.  Thank you for all your help and support.

Emily xx

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15 June 2016
Erika's story

I'm Erika and I have been an OvuSense user since June 2015 and found out I was ovulating later in my cycle than my doctor thought!

I finally got pregnant in August 2015 after 6 years of trying!  Sadly, I miscarried after only 4wks. It proved to be the saddest day of my life and I thought I could just bounce back and try again right away but I just couldn't sadly.

Well it ended up being a lot harder emotionally and other things in my life piled on top, so here I am 5 months later. But, it's a new year and I finally had my period for the first time since the miscarriage (with the help of meds of course).

It's a new year (2016) and time to start again!!! I pray that we will be blessed this year with a healthy pregnancy and baby!

Please wish us luck and love!

Erika xx

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15 June 2016
Karen's story

My name is Karen.  I don't know about everyone else but I just want to say a huge THANK YOU to OvuSense.

They a) made this machine that is SUPER accurate b) made it affordable (relative to the cost of fertility drugs and treatments) and c) offer TONS of individualized support EVERY.SINGLE.DAY.

A huge part of my journey with PCOS and trying to conceive has always been "knowledge is power." I want to better understand my body and my condition and OvuSense allows me to do that AND help my doctors!

I'm just so SO thankful and I look forward to do the day when I can attribute thanks because of a pregnancy (one day!).

Thanks again for all your help and support,

Karen x

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15 June 2016
Rachel's story

Hi -

I'm Rachel.  I have used OvuSense for one cycle now and know that my ovulation is not regular either. OvuSense confirmed ovulation for me within a week and showed that I have a short luteal phase which I can now work on.

I may not have known this crucial information if I hadnt used OvuSense and could have gone on trying and not got pregnant, or miscarried early, but now I can do something about it and give myself the best chances.

It is worth it for me just knowing what your body is doing! Plus the support on the OvuSense Facebook Users Group is amazing.

Wish me luck,

Rachel

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14 June 2016
Karen's story

My name is Karen and my husband and I have been trying to conceive for 5 years.  We only bought OvuSense a month ago and we are now pregnant!  Must be the fastest OvuSense conception in history!   I was not pregnant a month ago and started using it part way through a cycle - I noticed a rise and went for it.  

Here's my positive result:

Karen

As someone with PCOS who was told less than a year ago we would never conceive without medical assistance, then to have a miscarriage and told it was a fluke I ovulated.    To have a tool like OvuSense confirm I was ovulating in a week, and for it to be accurate without a formal baseline reading in place was amazing!

Best of luck ladies.  Please don't give up.

Karen :)

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14 June 2016
Lori's story

Hi -

I'm Lori  and this is my 5th month using OvuSense, never had a temp this low before.  See my chart below:

Lori McKay 1

It was kind of strange and I wasn't sure if I should be worried, or not.

I was starting to get upset with my temps and charting, and after speaking to my partner we decided that I was getting too worked up and decided that we were going to stop using OvuSense for few months and just relax over it all.

But we've been really blessed - I'm now pregnant. 

Lori McKay

Please don't give up.  Best wishes to you all.

Lori x

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14 June 2016
Lindsay's story

Well ladies, it's official!  I got a confirmed pregnancy yesterday!! Delighted is not the word!!  Just need to take things easy now!!! ?

Linday Bray 1

Lindsay Bray

Here's my full story.....
 
I was diagnosed with PCOS in my teens, I really didn’t know what it meant or what to expect later in life. To be honest, I put it to the back of my mind. I was on the contraceptive pill to regulate my cycles and all as far as I was aware seemed ok!
 
Roll on a few years and I meet my husband and wanted a family and that is when my education started! After trying for a baby for over 2 years, I was finally accepted for IVF. This was no easy task and I was meant to be on an extremely strict diet for 4 months to lose enough weight to have an acceptable BMI.
 
 

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14 June 2016
Victoria's story

Hi

My name is Victoria and I've been trying to conceive for 3 years and I'm now pregnant! 

My OvuSense told me that I had ovulated on Jan. 28th 2016 - see my chart below:

Victoria Louise 3

This is my second cycle using ovusense....after 3 years of trying....but I see a faint line...!!?

Victoria Louise

I've tested again a few days later and I'm DEFINITELY pregnant!  Thank you to OvuSense, I'm so grateful to it.

Please wish me luck and love - thank you all for your support.

Victoria x

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