One of the hallmarks of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is polycystic ovaries (PCO) — but what you might not know is that not all women with PCO have PCOS. There is a subtle but important difference between the conditions of PCO and PCOS.
Wondering how to read an ovulation test? Our guide will explain how to understand your test kit — and how to know that the test results are accurate.
There are many possible causes for brown discharge, such as infections, period, vigorous sex, menopause, infection, or ectopic pregnancy. In this post, we will look at 11 potential causes as well as the symptoms you can expect from each.
We know that everything comes in its time, but late ovulation can be frustrating if you’re trying to conceive. In this post, we will look at the primary causes of late ovulation and what they can mean for your quest for pregnancy.
You may have found that sometimes the absence of ovulation occurs. This is called an anovulatory cycle, and it is more common than you think.
Are you worried that irregular periods could hurt your chances of getting pregnant? Since so many women have irregular periods — 14% of women between the ages of 19 and 54, to be exact — this is a common concern. However, many women with irregular cycles go on to have healthy pregnancies despite an irregular period.
Who better than our own customers to tell you about Mira Fertility Tracker? In this article we share reviews from three women whom Mira helped get pregnant. Read more to find out what challenges they faced trying to conceive prior to purchasing Mira and how our fertility analyzer became a game-changer for them.
Read a Q&A with Fertility Doula, Carrissa Smith, to learn about the role of a fertility doula and how they can support you throughout your individual journey.
Using home hormone tests opened up a whole new way for women to understand their cycles. The Marquette Method is evidence-based, effective, and often easier to use than other fertility-based methods.
When you are trying to conceive (TTC), the infamous two-week wait can feel like it goes on forever. You want to know if you are pregnant ASAP — but you also know that failing to wait the appropriate amount of time could result in a false-negative result.
In honor of PCOS Awareness Month, we are thrilled to share a success story from one of our customers diagnosed with PCOS that successfully conceived using Mira.
Have you heard of Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (PIO)? If you have not, it is a devastating disease that luckily affects only 1% of the population. It is a disorder that involves dysfunction of the ovaries that leads to decreased estrogen and eventually, the loss of residual follicles in the ovaries in patients before the age of 40.
Do you feel it’s your time, and you’re ready to start this exciting journey of becoming a mom? Congratulations! One of the first and very obvious steps is to stop the use of birth control. However, if hormonal contraceptives are your primary method, don’t hurry. Here’s what every woman should take into consideration when she stops taking the pill.
You may have noticed bleeding and spotting in the middle of your cycle. If you are trying to conceive, you may wonder if this means you are ovulating. Ovulation bleeding doesn’t necessarily happen to every woman or every cycle. Other pathological conditions can cause intermenstrual bleeding as well.
If you are trying to get pregnant, calculating your fertile window is everything. Having sex during your most fertile days can significantly increase your chances of conceiving.
Ovulation tests are one of the most common ways to improve your odds of conceiving and knowing when to take your test can make the process much easier. Taking ovulation tests at the correct time of day will make them more accurate and much more useful to your conception journey – here’s what you need to know about getting the most accurate results in order to better predict your fertility.
Seed Cycling is a beautiful and powerful tool that can be used during many different stages of a woman’s, well, womanhood. There are loads of benefits to using seed cycling as a means of helping women who are TTC.
Your fertility naturally declines as you age. After age 40, it becomes increasingly unlikely that you will conceive. But “unlikely” does not mean “impossible!” As long as you have not reached menopause, defined as the lack of a menstrual period for 12 consecutive months, you can still become pregnant.
Have you been doing online research about ending your birth control and starting your fertility journey? Have you seen ads and articles about birth control cleanses and detoxes? You might be asking yourself what it is and do I need to do it to increase my chances of conceiving. We are here to help answer those questions.
Download our first, completely free TTC e-book to find practical answers on your fertility journey, how to get pregnant naturally, what to expect if you have a hormone imbalance, and more.