We’ve gathered pregnancy test photos from real customers who began testing with Natalist’s early result at-home pregnancy tests after IVF to share examples of what a positive test may look like.
By women’s health expert Halle Tecco, MPH, MBA
Let’s review what happens after an embryo is transferred into its home for, hopefully, the next nine months. At the time of a transfer, the embryo is already usually a five day old blastocyst who beat the odds in the lab. After the embryo has been transferred, it takes a few days for the embryo to hatch out of its shell…
In this guide, we show you actual ovulation test strip results from real women who have used that Natalist Ovulation Test Kit to track their fertile window.
By infertility warrior and women’s health expert Halle Tecco, MBA, MPH
The Natalist Ovulation Test Kit is easy to use and can help you accurately know when you’re most likely to conceive. It includes 30 ovulation test strips, a urine cup, and a patent-pending cycle tracker — everything you need to increase your chances of getting pregnant by knowing the best time to have sex based on peak fertility.
Questions about your Ovulation Test Kit and how to use everything included with it? We’ve got you covered!
How do these ovulation strips work? They detect Luteinizing Hormone (LH) in your urine, which your brain makes to tell your ovaries it’s time to release an egg. LH levels surge about 24–48 hours before ovulation — conveniently when you’re most likely to get pregnant. If the test line is as dark as the control line, and if you’re trying to get pregnant, now is the time to get busy! Aim to have sex at least once in the next 48 hours…
Why do people freeze sperm? How does the process affect sperm quality? Can I freeze sperm for IVF? Is it expensive? Does insurance cover it? We cover all this and more.
By urologist Dr. Andrew Sun
Freezing sperm can be a great solution for couples or individuals who want to preserve their ability to conceive until they decide to have a family. There are a lot of variables that one may consider to freeze their sperm, and it’s ideal to explore various options and familiarize yourself with the process before making a decision.
Accurately know when you’re most likely to conceive with our new Ovulation Test Kit, available exclusively at Target!
By Natalist Chief Women’s Health Officer, Halle Tecco, MPH, MBA
Today we are proud to announce that our mom-led and mom-owned business has launched the first and only ovulation test strips available in Target stores nationwide. Ovulation test strips are an easy, affordable way to track ovulation, identify your fertile window, and increase your chances of getting pregnant. Our new at-home Ovulation Test Kit takes out the guesswork so you can get down to business.
We’ve got you covered. This kit includes…
Are you TTC? Worried about having an ectopic pregnancy? Let’s talk about what an ectopic pregnancy is, what symptoms to look for, and how they’re treated.
By fertility expert and OBGYN Dr. Kenosha Gleaton
Ectopic pregnancies are uncommon, impacting just two percent of pregnancies in the US.
However, I suspect the rate is much higher. The true current incidence of ectopic pregnancy is difficult to estimate because many patients are treated in an outpatient setting where events are not tracked, and national surveillance data on ectopic pregnancy have not been updated since 1992.
Ectopic pregnancies can cause major complications for…
Considering trying a fertility lubricant, but confused by the information about pH levels? Dust off your old high school chemistry book; let’s do a refresh on what pH is in the first place!
Dust off your old high school chemistry book; let’s do a refresh on what pH is in the first place. pH is a scale, from zero to 14, used to specify the acidity or alkalinity of a water-based environment. A lower number is more acidic (think: orange juice, which has a pH of around 3.5). Substances with a high…
If you’re tracking your fertile window with ovulation tests or other methods, you may be learning new things about your cycle. In fact, you may have had a cycle where you ovulated earlier. There could be a few reasons for this, so let’s dive in.
If you’re tracking your fertile window with ovulation tests or other methods, you may be learning new things about your cycle. Typically, women ovulate around cycle day 14 (with cycle day 1 counted as the first day of your full period). However, only a small percentage of…
Are you pregnant and preparing for labor and delivery? OBGYN Dr. Gleaton breaks down some of the most common misconceptions about giving birth.
Counting down until your due date and wondering about all the stories you’ve heard about labor and delivery? Dr. Kenosha Gleaton shares some of the most common misconceptions and what you really need to know about them.
Near the end of pregnancy, women may opt to have their labor induced rather than waiting for labor to start spontaneously. This is called a labor induction. …
Dr. Gleaton breaks down the difference between the faint line on pregnancy tests versus ovulation tests.
By Dr. Kenosha Gleaton, Chief Medical Advisor, Natalist
Double lines on a pregnancy test may indicate a positive result, but ovulation tests are a little different. Let’s discuss what that faint line means, and how to tell when you’re really ovulating.
If you’re trying to get pregnant, ovulation tests are helpful for identifying when your ovaries are going to release an egg so you can make sure it gets a welcoming (or fertilizing) committee. Eggs can only live for up to a day after…