Women trying to conceive and pregnant women have had their care delayed or completely halted due to the novel coronavirus. As fertility treatments are delayed, many women have turned to other options, including at-home fertility treatments as Mira has noticed a 31% increase in ovulation testing during this outbreak.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
When you are trying to conceive you might have sex on the brain more but not necessarily in a fun way. You probably have a lot of questions about sex now that you are focused on trying to get pregnant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We love hearing from Mira customers who are using our technology to be equipped with knowledge that can help them on their fertility journeys! We are grateful to you for sharing your stories with us and the Mira community. They are inspiring and empowering.
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.
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.
Women trying to conceive around the clock may ask themselves if it is possible to get pregnant during their period. Healthline Media suggests that sexual intercourse during your period will not harm your reproductive health.
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.
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.
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.
Intrauterine devices (iuds) are T-shaped copper or plastic devices that are inserted into the uterus. Once you make the decision to start trying to get pregnant, you can ask a doctor for a removal of your IUD.