We had the pleasure of speaking with fertility doctor (and Ovry Board Advisor!) Dr. Prati Sharma all about fertility health. We polled you, our community, ahead of time and asked her all of your burning questions for a fertility doctor. Here’s what she had to say:Team Ovry | Tue, Apr 26, 22
Building a family looks different for everyone, but it always requires love and dedication. While non-carrying partners tend to take on more supportive roles throughout the TTC process, they go through their own, unique set of challenges and struggles, which also deserve care and attention.
Jena Mathews is a family and newborn photographer based in Golden, BC. After a long journey of trying to conceive and loss, she and her husband are taking a break from trying to start a family, to focus on enjoying other parts of life. We asked Jena a few questions about her story for the following Q&A. Here’s what she had to tell us!
Endometriosis is often a very painful, isolating condition, and when conception and pregnancy come into play, the stress and uncertainty associated with this chronic illness can intensify. If you are someone on this journey, you already know how difficult it can be. After speaking with people who are going through it, or are on the other side of it, here are some important takeaways.
Allie Conway is one half of the dynamic duo that is @allieandsam, an IG page dedicated to the same-sex couple’s life (which includes their extensive fur-family). Allie is a journalist, photo enthusiast and proud wife to the love of her life, Sam. In this Q&A she discusses her journey in conceiving with Team Ovry.
Navigating fertility and trying to conceive for the first time can be daunting–Where to start? What's the timeline? What can I do now? Dr. Danielle Commisso, ND answers the top 10 fertility questions she gets asked in her practice.
If you’re feeling a little lost and don’t know where to begin on your way to becoming a parent, check out the following four steps to kick-start the process.
Smoking cigarettes. Not getting enough sleep. Drinking too much alcohol. Being overweight. These lifestyle choices may not seem significant when it comes to procreating, but they can affect male fertility and may eventually cause problems.
For many women who give birth, the word “mom” becomes part of their identity. But does it become their entire identity? Here are what some parents had to say about motherhood while balancing other responsibilities and trying to stay true to themselves.
When it comes to detecting pregnancy, a test is always best—but there are many indicators, like tender breasts or frequent urination, that are signs of early pregnancy, especially when experienced at the same time.
You asked. We answered. We have responses to your questions about our pregnancy test strips, from accuracy to how to read your results to when to consult your doctor.
Coming to the decision to freeze your eggs is not an easy one. Our friend Monique walks us through her journey and everything that comes before undergoing the procedure.
There are still barriers that prevent people from sharing their stories about miscarriages, yet one in four pregnancies end in one. We want to highlight the strong, resilient, and at times, vulnerable women who have decided to speak up about what they’ve gone through.
Male infertility contributes to more than half of all cases of childlessness around the world, yet infertility remains a woman’s social burden. A crucial part of the process to take the burden off of women is to have men understand their own bodies and advocate for themselves.
At 30 years old, Brooke Roth, group fitness instructor for The Class and Ride Cycle Studio, learnt that her AMH (egg count) was very low. After several failed fertility treatments, she was able to conceive naturally and now has two toddlers. Brooke shares the ups and downs of her fertility journey and about the importance of staying true to your journey.
Infertility now affects 1 in 6 Canadian couples. As more people speak up about their infertility, it’s helpful to hear their stories—and not just the success stories that we see in the movies or on Instagram.