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

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14 October 2020
Recognizing Wave Of Light 2020 & Those Gone Too Soon
To commemorate Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, people across the world are asked to light a candle to create a literal wave of light marking the short light our babies brought, and the impact they continue to have on us and our families. OvuSense stands with everyone who has experienced this loss and joins in spreading a wave of light.
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05 October 2020
Breastfeeding and Fertility – Why Tracking Your Cycle Is So Important
Sharing her own experience and knowledge as a Holistic Fertility Specialist, Priscilla Goddard discusses how breastfeeding impacts a woman's menstrual cycle and why you should track your cycle while breastfeeding.
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22 September 2020
Progesterone and Temperature: Facts and Misconceptions
Progesterone is often misunderstood by medical professionals. While it is thought that progesterone rises after ovulation, we have seen through our clinical trials that it rises during ovulation. OvuSense is the only clinical ovulation monitor on the market that accurately tracks the rise and fall of progesterone in the body through continuous
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I'm Fiona.  I was diagnosed with PCOS and struggled for 2 years to conceive.  Thanks to OvuSense, I'm now pregnant! When I was 15 years old, I was diagnosed with PCOS after absent periods for over a year.  I was put on Metformin;  I suppose that I didn't realize the struggles I would face later on in my life when I wanted to have a child. I met...

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My name is Colleen, after being diagnosed 4 years ago with PCOS, I am now pregnant with our first baby thanks to OvuSense!   Here is my fertility journey: In 2011 I had a cyst rupture and was  diagnosed with PCOS. I was on birth control at the time, so they could not verify this with blood tests, but based on my menstrual cycle history and numero...

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Depression and anxiety are commonly reported in women with PCOS. In our PCOS online support group many women talk about their mood disturbances and ask ‘Does PCOS cause depression?’. It’s a good question. Does the clinical condition of PCOS cause depression or is depression a direct consequence of reduced quality of life due to low confidence...

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Did you know that this week in the UK it's National Fertility Awareness Week?  This year National Fertility Awareness Week is Monday 2nd November to Sunday 8th November 2015, culminating in the fabulous Fertility Show on Saturday the 7th - Sunday 8th in London. Firstly let's talk about National Fertility Awareness Week. In the UK and worldwide...

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Late ovulation and pregnant after 3 years trying, thanks to OvuSense. Caroline is 28 and has been trying to conceive for the last 3 years. After stopping the contraceptive pill, Caroline noticed that she started to gain weight and began to notice an increase in bodily hair. Around this time, to help identify when she was fertile, Caroline decided t...

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First baby after two cycles with OvuSense My name is Akilah and here is my fertility story... I am happy to say that the 2 week wait was well worth it this time. After using OvuSense for the second month, I finally have my BFP (big fat positive). My husband and I are both so very happy. Thank you to everyone in the OvuSense team and to all you lov...

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In our PCOS Facebook Support group we have a lovely mixture of group members, some who are trying to conceive for the first time and many who may already have children. I recently asked the women in the group suffering from secondary infertility (the difficulty in conceiving after having previously conceived and carrying the pregnancy to term or...

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Secondary infertility, now pregnant with baby number 3 Hi, I'm Miffy and here is my fertility story and journey. I've be trying for baby no three recently. My first baby was a stillborn (conceived her naturally after 6 months of trying). We then tried for 18 months after that with no success and it was at this point that I found out I had PCOS. The...

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By Kate Davies, RN, BSc(Hons), FP Cert - Fertility Nurse Welcome to Part 2 of must-know fertility facts. I hope you found Part 1 useful and you are ready to find out a little more. If so, get comfortable, sit down with a cuppa, and read on. In this blog we look at the reasons for infertility and what steps you can make to help improve your fertil...

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By Kate Davies, RN, BSc(Hons), FP Cert - Fertility Nurse Is your work environment making it more difficult for you to conceive?     Recent studies have looked into the impact various occupations have on the ability for both men and women to conceive. It appears that your fertility can be affected by many differing occupations.   Researche...

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