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Tips to Conceive

When you’re trying to conceive, you can never have too much know-how in your corner. Even if you’re not trying to overcome fertility limiting conditions like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, you might still find it takes you longer than you were expecting to get pregnant.

The NHS indicates that it’s normal for couples having unprotected sex to become pregnant within a year, with about 84% doing so. If you’re experiencing difficulty conceiving, or you have a specific window within which you want to become pregnant, you’ll want to try and narrow the odds and increase your chances of getting pregnant quickly. That’s where OvuSense is here to help!

Identifying Ovulation

If you want to get pregnant you need to make sure you’re trying to at the times when your body can actually conceive! It’s a relatively short time in each cycle, and it can be hard to identify, especially if your cycles are irregular – which can be a symptom of PCOS, or simply how your body behaves.

The best way to identify and predict ovulation is to measure your basal body temperature. The other popular method is to use a hormone testing predictor kit, but if your hormonal mix is off the base line, then it won’t be useful for you.

Measuring your BBT can be difficult – it needs to be the first thing you do in the morning, as from the moment wake up, your body begins to warm up from this minimum temperature. Tiny changes in your BBT reveal the secrets of when you’re ovulating: many people show a small dip in temperature the day before ovulation, while nearly all experience a small rise for the three days immediately after.

Using OvuSense means our specialist sensor gets you accurate readings, and our algorithm takes on the burden of turning that data into predictions that tell when the best time to try for a baby is!

Lifestyle

There are plenty of changes you can make to your lifestyle that can help your chances of conception, from diet to exercise.

The two most important things you can do without delay are to give up smoking and cut down on drinking. Both of these activities have dramatic impacts on your fertility whether you’re a man or a woman, but if you cut out the toxins then your sperm or eggs will recover within three months.

You can give yourself a better chance not just at conceiving but of a straightforward, trouble-free pregnancy by ensuring your body is in good shape! Make sure your diet includes plenty of green vegetables, which provide vital nutrients that help your body regulate its hormone levels. This should help you have regular and spontaneous menstrual cycles, which give you the best chance of getting pregnant naturally.