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

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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.
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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. 
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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 ovulate regularly, BBT can prove to be a reliable way to predict your fertile window in your next cycle. However, if you don't ovulate at the same time each cycle, measuring continuous Core Body Temperature and observing your cervical mucus gives you a much more reliable picture....

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Ovulation can be unpredictable and doesn’t happen on the same cycle day for everyone, or for the same individual from month to month....

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Progesterone is often misunderstood by medical professionals. We break down the current research on progesterone, how it is related to ovulation, and share why OvuSense is the only fertility monitor on the market that accurately tracks the rise and fall of progesterone through continuous measurement of Core Body Temperature....

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There’s a general misconception that women can’t get pregnant during their period, and although there’s some reasoning behind this claim, there’s a lot more to unpack with this common point of discussion....

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For many years, women have been taking their fertility into their own hands and exploring ways to boost their fertility before and while they are visiting their doctor.  Today’s technology allows women to take this even further — to have more control over and insight into their fertility than ever before....

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You can measure BBT either with a traditional thermometer or a thermometer specially made for tracking BBT. As it’s the accuracy that’s important, a normal thermometer can work just fine, however, it is useful to keep in mind that a higher degree of accuracy is always better. ...

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Miranda began her fertility journey in 2015 and was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in 2016. Read about her journey before and with OvuSense....

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User Testimonial: Miranda Shares her Fertility Journey with PCOS image

If you’re trying to get pregnant, or even just starting to think about your fertility, one of the first things you may start doing is tracking your cycle. Knowing when you ovulate can help time conception, but also gives you valuable insight into your body and overall health. We break down the difference between OPKs, BBT, and CBT....

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Trying to keep track of your period and get a grasp on your menstrual cycle can be a frustrating pursuit. Every menstruating woman knows, periods can be fickle things. Sometimes you won’t have a period for months, and then two come only a week or so apart!...

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If you’re trying for a baby, you’re probably thinking to yourself, “What can I do to maximise my chances of conception?”. This is completely logical, lots of women who want a child have been there. Trying to conceive can be an all-consuming process, and most women don’t conceive right away....

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