7 Ways To Practice Self-Care During Social Distancing

7 Ways To Practice Self-Care During Social Distancing

As the world battles the coronavirus (Covid19) outbreak and how it will affect us. We’re also dealing with another battle: How to deal with isolation and quarantine. Sitting at home at first seems like no big deal in the beginning. After all, it’s what some of us dream of. But staying inside can be difficult for the mental health of some.

What is IVF and IUI – Understanding the Difference

What is IVF and IUI – Understanding the Difference

If you are struggling with infertility, you and your treatment team will likely consider both in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI) in order to help you conceive. But what is the difference between IVF and IUI — and which one is right for you?

How Hormones Affect Our Immune System

How Hormones Affect Our Immune System

The sex hormones estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone are known to play a role in the way that our bodies respond to sex and fertility. However, these same hormones play a much bigger role in the way our bodies function.

Here’s How Your Cycle Affects Your Sex Drive

Here’s How Your Cycle Affects Your Sex Drive

When we think about our cycles, we usually think about our period and maybe ovulation. Ovulation, as you may know, relates to our chances of becoming pregnant. Besides a few other symptoms, maybe you’ve noticed that you feel more frisky than other times during your cycle.

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.

What Does a Miscarriage Look Like?

What Does a Miscarriage Look Like?

There are many things that can cause a woman’s period to vary each month depending on one’s lifestyle. But if you’re someone that has menstrual periods regularly and can predict when it should arrive, it can be a bit alarming if your period starts later than normal.

What To Know About Coronavirus And Fertility

What To Know About Coronavirus And Fertility

The news about coronavirus is affecting every aspect of our lives and fertility is no different. For those currently on their journey to conceiving this pandemic brings up many questions. While the strain is too new to have complete scientific studies on the relationship between the infection and fertility, there are some basics to keep in mind depending on where in your journey you are.

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.

9 Super Early Signs of Pregnancy Before a Missed Period

9 Super Early Signs of Pregnancy Before a Missed Period

Trying to put a baby in your belly is an exciting part of your life. You may find yourself trying countless methods to get pregnant like tracking your ovulation period, cutting caffeine out of your diet, and hitting the gym more frequently. Many people recognize a missed period as the first sign of a pregnancy, but there are many signs of pregnancy that occur prior to that.

What is Egg Freezing?

What is Egg Freezing?

You hear it in the news; the latest celebrity froze their eggs. Good for them! But how or why would this relate to you? Let’s put a pin in that and come back to that shortly. The fancy term for egg freezing is cryopreservation, which is the cooling of cells and tissues to sub-zero temperatures in order to stop biological activity and allow for preservation.

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.

How to Prevent Miscarriage 11 Tips

How to Prevent Miscarriage 11 Tips

The majority of miscarriages are due to genetic abnormalities developed in the fetus. Unfortunately, miscarriages caused by genetic abnormalities can’t be prevented. However, there are other causes of miscarriages. Thus, there are various tips and methods you can take into action for preventing miscarriage.

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.

Quiz: How to Boost Your Fertility Chances in 2020?

Quiz: How to Boost Your Fertility Chances in 2020?

Do you ask Santa to send you Baby Dust next year? If you’re eager to start a family, the average conception time of six to twelve months seems very long. The good news is that you may be able to get pregnant faster naturally. It may also be easier than you’ve imagined.