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

New Year's Resolutions that are Supportive of Ovulation and Fertility image
19 January 2021
New Year's Resolutions that are Supportive of Ovulation and Fertility
The New Year often brings with it many resolutions, especially when it comes to diet and lifestyle. Here, Registered Nutritional Therapist Jen Walpole offers her advice on which resolutions to try and which ones to avoid this January.
Fertility Tips Part 3 - How Relationships Can Impact Your Fertility image
15 January 2021
Fertility Tips Part 3 - How Relationships Can Impact Your Fertility
If you’re trying to conceive, you likely spend a good amount of time thinking about what you can do to increase your fertility. The truth is that not only can your fertility be impacted by the environment around you, but going through infertility can have unintended impacts on other areas of your life as well. 
What is the Thyroid and How Does it Affect Fertility? image
13 January 2021
What is the Thyroid and How Does it Affect Fertility?
With January being Thyroid Awareness Month, it's important to know the function of the thyroid, how it can affect your fertility, and some tips that may help prevent thyroid problems.

If you're struggling with an anovulatory cycle but haven't been diagnosed with PCOS, you may want to get your prolactin levels checked. When elevated, this lactogenic hormone can have a big impact on your fertility. Read on to learn more about diagnosing and treating this little-known infertility culprit. ...

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What is Prolactin, and Could it be Affecting Your Fertility? image

Georgie Kovacs advocates for all women’s health topics ensuring women access the right information to optimally advocate for themselves. Here she highlights three areas to be mindful of as you track your cycle....

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Guest Blog: Three Tips for Optimizing Your Cycle Tracking image

When it comes to infertility there is a lot of focus on the female side. This, however, is only half of the equation, it takes two to make a baby, so sperm health is equally significant. Here are some things you can do to improve sperm health if you're trying to conceive. ...

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Guest Blog – International Men’s Day: Spotlight on Male Fertility image

Food and diet can have a huge impact on your cycle, and using a device like OvuSense can help you track if and when ovulation occurs. Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Laura Belus, shares the 3 nutrients she recommends you focus on to see how your body & cycle respond. ...

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Guest Blog - A Naturopath's Top Nutrients to Help with PCOS/Infertility image

November 2nd is World Fertility day, but we believe this day should be just as much about infertility as fertility given that 1 in 7 couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. In recognizing this day and spreading additional awareness and education around this topic, we are breaking down common fertility tests. ...

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World Fertility Day 2020 – Demystifying Fertility Tests image

One of my most asked questions is ‘Which fertility blood tests should I have done to check if everything is ok?” Well, the simple answer is – there is no simple answer! Here is a general round-up of the fertility blood tests that are often recommended....

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Fertility Blood Tests – What are they and when do you need them? image

We all know that it’s a great idea to eat a nutritious, balanced diet while you’re pregnant, but did you know that there are great benefits to eating well before you get pregnant too? We break down the foods that can help to regulate your cycle, supercharge your sex drive and even boost your fertility. ...

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If you have PCOS, you’re not alone. It’s a condition that affects around 1 in 10 women. Frustratingly, little is known about what actually causes it, but luckily, there are ways to get around it if you’re trying to get pregnant. We break down everything you need to know about PCOS in our handy mini-guide. ...

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Are you born with PCOS or do you develop it? image

Just like there’s no one size fits all when it comes to your clothes, there’s no one cycle fits all when it comes to your menstruation either. So, while it’s unlikely you’ll become pregnant just after your period, a lot of women experience irregular cycles and early ovulation, which makes it hard to pinpoint their most fertile days....

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Can I get pregnant three days after my period? image

Most of us were taught that women experience a 28-day menstruation cycle, and that our ovulation period should occur roughly on day 14 of this 28-day cycle. This is what our teachers and nurses told us, but how true is it?...

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