Black Friday Checklist: 7 Products to Help You Conceive
If you are actively trying to conceive (TTC), you’re probably already familiar with how expensive fertility tools and treatments can be. That’s why this Black Friday, we want you to be smart and save on all your favorite products that will help you reach your fertility goals!
In this article, we’re exploring ways to prepare yourself for Black Friday and the top fertility products to watch out for.
Preparing Yourself for Black Friday Deals
The best way to get the most out of Black Friday is to prepare yourself ahead of time. We recommend:
- Making a wish list of items that you want in advance so that you do not forget anything in the rush of the day.
- Checking each item’s normal price, so that you can spot a deal when you see it.
- Subscribing to email and SMS lists of the brands and products you are potentially interested in – many of them will do special early bird offers only for subscribers.
It goes without saying, but we highly recommend NOT waiting until Black Friday itself to get the best deals. Many brands (like us here at Mira) will have offers throughout the entire month of November that you won’t want to miss out on!
7 Fertility Products You Won’t Want to Miss this Black Friday
At-home Hormone Trackers
Estimating your fertility window and predicting ovulation is everything if you are trying to conceive. One of the most accurate ways to do this is by testing and tracking your fertility hormones directly. We used to have to go to the doctor’s office to do this, however, testing has never been easier thanks to new at-home hormone tracking solutions.
Mira’s Pick: Mira Max Starter Kit
If you are new to tracking your hormones at home, we recommend getting started with our Mira Max Starter Kit. This kit is our all-around solution, and it includes wands that measure three key fertility hormones (LH, E3G, and PdG) with 99% lab-grade accuracy.
According to our data, 77% of Mira users achieved their fertility goals within 3 cycles of usage. We also found that 53% of customers with PCOS got pregnant within one year.
To learn more about our hormone tracking works with Mira, we welcome you to check out our resource on How Mira Works.
Choosing the right hormone tracker and wands
It’s important to note that Mira Max Starter Kit only includes enough test wands for one cycle, so it’s a good idea to purchase some extra Fertility Max Wands in advance. You may also be interested in purchasing a pack of Mira Ovum Wands which measure FSH levels for added insight into your fertility.
Taking a prenatal vitamin is absolutely necessary if you are planning a pregnancy. Prenatal vitamins not only help to promote reproductive wellness in general, but they also help to reduce the risk of birth defects and low birth weight pregnancies.
Mira’s Pick: Mira Prenatal Multi-Vitamins
Mira’s Prenatal Multi-Vitamins are designed to help boost conception, keep your hormones in check, and support a healthy pregnancy. They are 100% organic, vegan-friendly, and packed with essential pre-pregnancy ingredients such as antioxidants, folic acids, and vitamins.
Choosing the right prenatal multi-vitamin
Standard prenatal vitamins are readily available to pick up without a prescription at your local pharmacy. Or, make things easy for yourself by subscribing and saving on our prenatal vitamin subscription.
Certain ingredients have been long-believed to support fertility. For example, ginger is believed to increase antral follicle count and dong quai is known to help regulate hormones and strengthen the uterus. Many herbs are also rich in vitamins and antioxidants, which can support overall health while TTC.
Mira’s Pick: Mira Fertility Tea
A great way to consume fertility herbs is through herbal tea, and we recommend trying Mira’s own Fertility Tea. This tea contains key ingredients like red date, rose flower, goji berry, ginger, and dong quai to help promote hormone balance and reproductive wellness.
Choosing the right fertility herbs
Special fertility herb blends are likely to be found in your local natural-foods stores in the form of a tea or supplement. You can also subscribe and save on our fertility tea subscription to make sure you always have fertility tea on hand.
Male Kits (Sperm check at-home)
The concentration, mobility, and shape of sperm play a huge role in an individual’s ability to get pregnant. In fact, sperm is noted as a contributing factor in an estimated 50% of infertility cases. With the help of at-home sperm testing, couples can easily see how likely they are to get pregnant based on one partner’s sperm sample.
Mira’s Pick: YoMale Sperm Test and Exseed
Choosing the right sperm test kits
Certain lubricants used during intercourse are known to have a negative impact on sperm mobility, which can hinder your efforts to get pregnant. Fertility-friendly lubricants, on the other hand, are specifically designed to promote an optimal and healthy environment for sperm.
Mira’s Pick: Biogenesis Fertility Lube
Biogenesis Fertility Lube is FDA-approved to support sperm movement during intercourse to help couples get pregnant. In addition to its basic sperm-friendly ingredients, it also contains magnesium and calcium ions to provide additional conception support.
Choosing the right fertility lubricant
Fertility-friendly lubricants can typically be purchased over the counter at your local pharmacy – just make sure the label confirms that it is fertility or sperm friendly. You can also of course purchase Biogenesis Fertility lube discreetly from our Mira shop.
Online TTC Courses
Getting pregnant can be a complicated and sometimes scary process. If you have lots of unanswered questions about conceiving and fertility in general, we recommend taking an online TTC course to start your fertility journey on the right foot.
Mira’s TTC Course features 20+ easy-to-understand online modules that dive deep into topics like TTC nutrition, what to expect from your doctor, fertility tracking, and more. The best part is that you will get to join our TTC support group to share your thoughts, questions, and progress.
Choosing the right online TTC course
There are hundreds of TTC courses available online. To get the most out of your course, we recommend choosing one that is backed by experts and provides ongoing support after the course is completed.
Mental Health Solutions
Stress can interfere with your body’s ability to ovulate, making the process of getting pregnant more difficult. One way to reduce stress levels is by practicing meditation, which is shown to help promote relaxation and ease symptoms of stress and anxiety.
Mira’s Pick: Mira Fertility Meditations Playlist
If you are looking to ease your stress levels while TTC, we recommend checking out our Mira Fertility Meditations Playlist. This playlist includes 6 meditation exercises that can help to lower stress hormones and promote positive wellbeing.
Choosing the right mental health support
Everyone’s mental health journey while TTC is different and the support required will vary. If you are still struggling with your mental health despite trying self-help techniques and daily meditation, it’s a good idea to speak with your doctor and they can point you in the right direction for further support.
We are super excited to celebrate Black Friday with you this year! Check our Black Friday offers here.
Please note that Black Friday offers available on the Mira website can only be applied to Mira products (hormones tracking products, vitamins, fertility tea, courses, or meditations). It cannot be applied to Mira’s partner products such as sperm tests and fertility lubricants.