Symptoms of Low Estrogen And What You Can Do About It

Symptoms of Low Estrogen And What You Can Do About It

As a woman, estrogen is one of your most important reproductive hormones. Low levels of estrogen can impact your mood, fertility and overall health and wellness. But how can you tell if your estrogen levels are low — and that this problem may be contributing to infertility?

Non-hormonal Birth Control After Withdrawal

Non-hormonal Birth Control After Withdrawal

Have you been on the pill or other hormonal birth control for a while and are considering stopping? Maybe you are looking to get pregnant or you are hoping to switch to a non-hormonal or natural birth control method? Knowing what to expect when you stop will set you up for a less stressful transition.

Reasons for a Negative Ovulation Test and How to Fix Them

Reasons for a Negative Ovulation Test and How to Fix Them

Tracking your ovulation period is a must-do for couples trying to conceive or avoid pregnancy. You’ll probably use all sorts of methods to track ovulation – the time you are most fertile. For most couples just starting to think about having a family, the fertility awareness method, also known as the natural family planning method, is a good place to start.

7 Methods to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

7 Methods to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

You’ve probably heard of hormone imbalance. Hormones are delicate and interdependent, and their equilibrium is so easy to damage. Especially when you’re eating the wrong food, getting poor sleep, stressing out, basically doing all the things an average human being does.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Fertility?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Fertility?

There’s tons of information about fertility and you’re on the path to learn even more! Take our short quiz to test your fertility knowledge. Gain more insights about fertility tracking and get an exclusive Mira discount.

Fertility Abbreviations that 
You Need to Know

Fertility Abbreviations that 
You Need to Know

As you start searching for fertility information online, you may find yourself lost in the strange world of acronyms and abbreviations. We’ve collected the list of the most popular ones to help you navigate numerous forums and blogs. You’re welcome!

Bleeding During Sex: What does it Mean?

Bleeding During Sex: What does it Mean?

What does it mean when you bleed during sex? This is very common for women that are regularly menstruating and more common in women past menopause. The thought of bleeding during intercourse is stressful at first but in most cases the cause behind bleeding during sex is relatively harmless. 

Late Period Without Pregnancy: 6 Reasons Why

Late Period Without Pregnancy: 6 Reasons Why

An ordinary menstrual cycle lasts about 28 days long. However, menstrual cycles can range anywhere from 21 to 35 days if you’re an adult and 21 to 45 days for younger teenagers. It is possible for women with irregular periods to have a delayed or missed period but still get negative pregnancy test results. Here are some reasons your period could be late, even with a negative pregnancy test result. 

Trying to Conceive: False-Positive OPK and Other Mistakes to Avoid

Trying to Conceive: False-Positive OPK and Other Mistakes to Avoid

Trying to conceive is not an easy journey for many women. The Office On Women’s Health says that around 10 percent of women in the United States struggle to get pregnant or stay pregnant. There can be a great deal of stress and heartbreak during this process. Refrain from these avoidable mistakes that could negatively affect your conception goals.

Early Ovulation: Symptoms, Treatment, and Conception

Early Ovulation: Symptoms, Treatment, and Conception

If we take a 28-day cycle as a benchmark, most medical resources state that ovulation occurs in the middle of the cycle, typically on day 14. And the fertile window happens around that time. However, it is not that precise in real life. Ovulation usually happens about 12-16 days before your next period starts. We do remember, however, that each female is unique and our cycles are all different. A normal cycle lasts between 21 and 35 days. So, depending on your cycle length, you’re usually ovulating on day 11-21 of the cycle. This means your fertile days can be different every cycle too. If your cycle lasts 21 days or less, it is considered short. This is not unusual, though.

Ovulation Symptoms: 5 Signs of Ovulation

Ovulation Symptoms: 5 Signs of Ovulation

Noticing ovulation symptoms helps narrow down when ovulation may occur. You may want to pay attention to the signs that indicate that you are ovulating. Pregnancy is related to ovulation. Thus making it important to become familiar with ovulation and the way it works.

LH Surge: Timing, Symptoms, And Ovulation

LH Surge: Timing, Symptoms, And Ovulation

Hormonal changes are a significant part of your cycle, and luteinizing hormone (LH) is crucial for ovulation. If you’re trying to get pregnant, your success depends on understanding your LH surge. The rise in hormone happens a few days before ovulation, but there’s much more to understand. Read on to learn about your LH surge and how it relates to the positive pregnancy test you’re seeking.

When Does Morning Sickness Start And End?

When Does Morning Sickness Start And End?

If you took a home pregnancy test with positive results, you might feel equal parts ecstatic and nervous. You likely know that women experience nausea and vomiting pretty early in pregnancy. So when does morning sickness start and end, and what can you do about it? Read on to find these answers along with causes of the symptom, home remedies, and more.

Luteal Phase: Symptoms, Causes, And Hormones

Luteal Phase: Symptoms, Causes, And Hormones

Did you know that your menstrual cycle is divided into two phases? This fact is surprising yet essential information whether or not you’re trying to conceive. The luteal phase of your menstrual cycle immediately follows ovulation.

Fertility Calculator: Identify Your Most Fertile Days

Fertility Calculator: Identify Your Most Fertile Days

There are five days per month when you can get pregnant. If you want to get pregnant, you need to identify these days. There are many methods used to find out when you’re most fertile. A fertility calculator is one popular way women track their ovulation cycles. Below you’ll learn more about this method and how it works. You’ll also find more tips and tools used for fertility tracking.

When Are You Most Fertile? Find Out Your Chance of Pregnancy

When Are You Most Fertile? Find Out Your Chance of Pregnancy

If you are trying to get pregnant, you may wonder how to capture the best time. You may have read online that there is something called a “fertile window”. But what does it mean? And when is your specific window? Pinpointing to peak fertility is essential to succeed in a trying-to-conceive journey. In this article, we will get your questions answered. Let’s look into why understanding your fertile window is so important.

Menstrual Cycle: Phases and Hormones

Menstrual Cycle: Phases and Hormones

Even if you are not pregnant, your body is going through cycles all the time. Your brain and ovaries constantly release and respond to hormone level changes. Your menstrual cycle is controlled by hormones so it’s important to know exactly what is going on behind the scenes!

What is Ovulation? When does Ovulation Occur?

What is Ovulation? When does Ovulation Occur?

If you are trying to conceive or preventing pregnancy, you may wonder “when do I ovulate?” or “when is my fertile window?”. These are often your most fertile time during a cycle, and days you will not want to miss if you are seriously trying for a baby. Get ready to learn more about your body and how this important phase of a menstrual cycle comes into play whether you are planning for a baby or preventing pregnancy.