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hormonal birth control and kegg-min

My Dear Diary, this is the day I go off birth control

If you are planning to start your trying to conceive journey or you simply want to resume natural cycles, but feel nervous about stopping your hormonal birth control, this article is for you. One of our first kegg customers decided to share her experience with the birth control pill. After over a decade on birth control, she gives a glimpse of her experiences both on birth control and the bumpy ride to resuming ovulation and natural cycles after stopping the pill.

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preconception health

Getting Ready for Pregnancy: Preconception Health

Starting your journey to try to conceive can be daunting. If you have already begun research, you have probably heard lots of advice that can be overwhelming. One of the best places to start, if you haven’t already, is to have a conversation with your healthcare provider. They will most likely speak with you about your family planning goals, cycle history, suggest you start tracking your cycles and fertile window, improve your diet if needed, and maybe take supplements. Continue reading to learn how to put these steps into action to help you on your way to having a baby!

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kegg first baby

Meet our first ‘kegglet’, Isaiah

On the occasion of Mother’s day 2021, we have an exciting announcement to make. Earlier in March, our first kegglet was born. We’re aware that trying to conceive might take lots of energy and be a roller coaster of emotions but we also want to give hope to all the women in our community wherever they are in their conceiving journey. We’re here for you.

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intimacy

Intimacy and Self-Care: Balancing the Pressure when TTC

When there is an unspoken expectation of intimacy, the romance and affection of intimacy can be masked and become uncomfortable pressure for those of us riding the waves of the TTC voyage. Last week, on the occasion of Infertility Awareness Week, we had an inspiring conversation with our friends at Fertility Help Hub about the secret recipe for a healthy intimacy while trying to conceive.

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How to Purchase kegg with HSA/FSA?

Did you know, all fertility trackers, including kegg, are HSA/FSA eligible? Based on your individual health plan, you should be able to get reimbursed for kegg cost with your HSA/FSA account. If you are new to this tip, don’t worry – we have you covered.

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sperm infertility

Infertility is a couple’s matter

April 18 – 24, 2021 is National Infertility Awareness Week®, (NIAW). More than 100 Million people worldwide face the challenge of infertility and are unable to conceive a child (1 couple out of 4). One study claims that couples will have sex about 104 times before seeing a positive pregnancy test. We’re a community and we want to tear apart the isolation that many of these people are experiencing. We want to enhance the conversation and empower them to share their story and find a community that cares.

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UTI effect on cervical mucus

UTIs impact on cervical mucus

UTIs are the second most common infection in the US. Some of our kegg users shared their long-history of UTIs and they recently became more attentive in observing alterations of their cervical mucus during infections. In this blog post, we will discuss different types of urinary tract infections and how they might affect fertility.

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The importance of consistent use with kegg

A common topic of discussion within the kegg community is consistent use. Unlike LH tests that simply take into account a single urine sample’s information, kegg is using an intelligent algorithm and comparing kegg data from your entire cycle, along with trends of your past cycles, to better recognize your most fertile days. This is why consistently taking kegg readings once a day and at a consistent time is of utmost importance to get accurate results.

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lh tests

How does LH testing compare to kegg data?

Many women rely on LH (Luteinizing hormone) testing to track when they are approaching ovulation. Although this can help pinpoint when ovulation is likely to occur, unfortunately there is no way to predict when this surge will take place with LH testing.

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