What You Should Do in the First Month of Pregnancy

You just found out you're pregnant. It's exciting! It's beautiful! It's … overwhelming. The first month of pregnancy is only the beginning of a long journey, but there are a few things you should do right away to set yourself up for success. Think about daycare. We know it sounds crazy to think about daycare when [...]

2017-04-03T08:26:13+00:00 By |Pregnancy|

What Does a Pregnancy Chart Look Like on Ava?

Ava users often ask us what an Ava BFP chart looks like. If you're used to seeing BBT pregnancy charts, it can be hard to know what to look for with Ava. So, we've put together a gallery of a few of our users' BFP charts. As you can see, there is quite a bit of diversity in [...]

2017-03-21T20:07:08+00:00 By |Ava Bracelet, Pregnancy|

High-Risk Pregnancies

There is no single definition of what comprises a high-risk pregnancy, but most medical professionals define a high-risk pregnancy as one that puts the baby or mother at a greater health risks than usual, or one that may cause complications at the time of delivery.[1.Artal, R. (2015) “High-Risk Pregnancy.” Merck Manuals. Retrieved November 6, 2015, [...]

2017-01-04T22:43:53+00:00 By |Pregnancy, Trouble Conceiving|

Heterotopic Pregnancy

A heterotopic pregnancy occurs when there is both intrauterine and extra-uterine gestation – in other words, it is a multiple pregnancy, with one embryo implanted normally in the uterus and one implanted as an ectopic pregnancy. Under normal circumstances (when conception occurs naturally), the likelihood of heterotopic pregnancies is quite rare (one in 30,000 pregnancies [...]

2017-01-04T22:43:53+00:00 By |Pregnancy, Trouble Conceiving|

How Thyroid Conditions Affect Pregnancy

A condition of the thyroid can be concerning for women who are TTC as well as women who are pregnant, because it affects the production of the thyroid hormone, which is responsible for regulating the metabolism, or the body’s energy use. Because pregnancy naturally affects hormones, the thyroid is affected somewhat even during normal pregnancies. [...]

2017-01-09T07:41:07+00:00 By |Pregnancy|

Recovery from a Miscarriage

A woman’s body can recover from a miscarriage within a few weeks or a month, and normal menstrual periods typically resume in four to six weeks after a miscarriage. It can take longer to recover emotionally, however. Many couples experience an immense grief following a miscarriage, and it is not uncommon for a couples to [...]

2017-01-09T07:41:59+00:00 By |Pregnancy, Trouble Conceiving|

Signs and Causes of Miscarriages

Miscarriages occur when an intrauterine pregnancy fails within the first 20 weeks of conception. Roughly ten to 15 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriages of women who know they are pregnant. However about the number of miscarriages is estimated at about 50% of all pregnancies and happen before the women even know that they are [...]

2017-01-09T07:42:20+00:00 By |Pregnancy, Trouble Conceiving|

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Jade & Tanner Got Pregnant with Ava!

Thank you everyone for all the support and for sharing your stories since we announced our pregnancy on Wednesday! We are so excited! For those of you who have been following us for a while, you may have seen our past post back in November about using the @avawomen bracelet to help us get pregnant faster. We got pregnant really soon after we started using Ava! I wore the bracelet every night while sleeping and Ava told us which five days were the best days to try for a baby each month. It took so much stress out of the process and was so easy to use. Since so many of you have kindly opened your hearts to me and have shared your stories about trying to get pregnant, I wanted to share what worked for us. Also, I've partnered with Ava to get you all a $20 off coupon code: JANNERBABY I'll be using Ava for all our future pregnancies and cycle tracking between babies. Thank you, Ava.