Increase fertility

Ovia Health has details on what can help you increase fertility. These methods include exercise and nutrition tips, as well as self-care techniques that have helped other potential parents-to-be. From stretches you can do while you WFH to quick and easy meals and recipes that may boost health and fertility.

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Disordered eating and fertility: Questions to ask yourself

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Unpacking male fertility

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Stressless Fest recap

People practicing yoga to increase fertility and conceive.

Can yoga help me conceive?

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COVID-19, assisted reproductive technology, and elective care: Your questions answered

Graphic showing the 3 versions of the reproductive system in a female that represents different types of artificial insemination.

Different types of artificial insemination available

Two women smiling and sharing IVF success stories.

Two moms journey toward becoming a family of three: Real talk about buying sperm, endless IVF shots, and adjusting to life as new parents

A medical professional examining an IVF.

IVF and ICSI, what’s the difference?

Doctor holding a jar containing a sperm donation.

Sperm donation 101: The facts

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Nutrition to boost male fertility

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Nail polish, bug spray, house paint, and more: Just what’s safe?

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Healthy snack food alternatives

Image of one pregnant woman and her friend talking over a cup of coffee.

Building and maintaining a strong support network while TTC

Image of a pile of prenatal vitamins.

Do you really need to start taking prenatal vitamins before conception?

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Foods to fix iron-deficiency anemia

A person holding prenatal supplements in their hand.

What to look for in a prenatal supplement

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No period, no positive pregnancy test- what happened?

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What’s a missed miscarriage? Here’s what you should know

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If you think you’re having a miscarriage, take these steps

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How is ectopic pregnancy diagnosed and treated?

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9 nutrition tips when trying to conceive

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Age and male fertility

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Alternative therapies for fertility

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Clearing up common fertility misconceptions

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Smoking and fertility

A person talking to their male partner about fertility.

Talking to a male partner about his fertility

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Preparing your body for pregnancy

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Male fertility myths busted

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How fertility and vegetarian diets work

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What’s the difference between infertility and sterility?

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The ABCs of TTC: The acronyms you need to know when trying to conceive

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Managing anxiety while TTC

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Observing Women’s History Month 2021 through her healthcare

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How to best support your future fertility – even before you start trying

A person putting out their cigarette and wondering how smoking may affect fertility.

Fertility tips: quit smoking

A barista serving coffee to a customer and wondering about shift work and fertility.

Fertility tips: What’s the danger of shift work?

A couple in the kitchen about to have the fertility talk.

The talk: your partner and fertility

A woman buying healthy foods.

Fertility tips: Go organic

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When to count your eggs

A bucket of household products that may affect fertility.

Household items that could affect fertility

Several woman in yoga class to help reduce stress for fertility.

Can yoga help me conceive?

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Is more sex better when TTC through intercourse?

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Should you be taking a prenatal vitamin when TTC?

A glass with a green drink that has many nutrients to help with fertility.

The most important nutrients to include in your preconception diet

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How can I make my cervical fluid more fertile?

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Seven things to avoid while TTC

A woman looking at vitamins and other supplements that may help boost her fertility.

Five herbal supplements used to boost fertility

A woman doing yoga in the park as a way to prepare for pregnancy.

Five of the best ways you can prepare your body for pregnancy right now

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Trying to conceive in a bigger body

A person looking at her phone, using the Ovia Health ovulation tracker to determine fertile cervical position.

Can cervical position predict fertility?

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Can I douche while I’m TTC?

A woman drinking tea while looking up information on her computer about herbal remedies for fertility during ovulation.

Can herbal remedies help me get pregnant?

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Can Clomid help me get pregnant?

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The 24 weirdest fertility myths

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Can saliva hurt sperm?

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How to time sex correctly if you’re trying to get pregnant

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Should I wait a day between sex when fertile?

A person having acupuncture performed to help with fertility.

Can acupuncture help my fertility?

A person talking on the phone while using their laptop to represent stress when trying to conceive.

Am I too stressed to get pregnant?

A woman lying on her back trying to help increase her chances of getting pregnant.

Should I lie on my back after babymaking sex?

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18 tips to get pregnant faster that actually work

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Lifestyle changes that may boost your fertility to improve your chances of conceiving

A person looking up information on their phone on how to conceive fast.

Are you TTC? How Ovia Fertility can help you conceive faster

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Your initial conversation with a patient coordinator

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Fertility costs and insurance coverage

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Best herbs for fertility

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Nine nutritious foods to help boost your fertility

A woman cutting up vegetables in the kitchen to represent eating healthy to help fertility.

A healthy lifestyle today can lead to a healthy pregnancy tomorrow: what you can do now

A couple talking about the effects of smoking and drinking on fertility.

How smoking and alcohol can affect fertility

A person using a spoon to eat from a bowl of oats and strawberries to represent foods to eat while trying to conceive.

Nutrition to promote fertility

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Exercise and fertility

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From superfoods to smoking: what can help and hurt your fertility

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Tracking fertility to get pregnant faster

A person sitting outside on their cellphone looking up information about ovulation and the fertility window.

When exactly can you get pregnant? All you need to know about the fertile window

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Conception planning and your fertile window

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7 stubborn fertility myths we’re ready to retire

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How can pre-existing mental health conditions affect a pregnancy?

A person making healthy drink to represent tracking food and drink when trying to conceive.

Tracking your food and drink intake with Ovia

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Fertility recipes: honey, lemon, and ginger tea

A plate of cranberry orange scones from the article recipe.

Fertility recipes: cranberry orange scones with whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt

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Tracking your activity with Ovia

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Help yourself get better sleep with these routines

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Ovia Family Award winners: prenatal vitamins and health products

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The basics of meditation

A woman who understands the importance of sleep taking a day time nap in her bed.

Restful nights can make happy days: Are you getting enough sleep?

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It’s not easy getting greens: Six ways to get more vegetables in your life

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Learn about when you ovulate: One egg’s epic journey

An egg traveling in fallopian tubes to indicate ovulation signs.

All about ovulation: One egg’s epic journey

Here’s when your fertile window opens and closes

Three people talking and getting ready to go for a run as part of their exercise routine.

How to start an exercise routine – and stick with it

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Getting pregnant with Ovia: Your quick start guide

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Good for you or good for nothing? What you should know about taking a multivitamin

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Pros and cons of freezing your eggs

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Six meals to boost your greens

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Obvious and not-so-obvious benefits of exercise

A person using their phone to track moods when trying to conceive

Tracking your moods with Ovia

A graphic of a drop on an ovulation test to represent the importance of tracking your ovulation test with Ovia Fertility.

Tracking your ovulation tests with Ovia

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Tracking your cervical fluid with Ovia

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Tracking your basal body temperature with Ovia

A plate of salad with avocado, pomegranate, and jicama salad with creamy avocado dressing.

Fertility recipes: avocado, pomegranate, and jicama salad with creamy avocado dressing

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When’s your period? How to track yours with Ovia, and how we predict when it will come next

A person using the Ovia Fertility tracker on their cellphone device.

From cervical fluid to sleep: How tracking your body’s signs and symptoms can identify when you ovulate

Two plates of cauliflower rice with vegitables.

Fertility recipes: light cauliflower fried ‘rice’

A bowl of vegetarian lasagna with a spoon next to it, ready to eat.

Fertility recipes: vegetarian lasagna soup with zucchini and mushrooms

Plate of tomato, basil, and garlic bruschetta from the article recipe.

Fertility recipes: classic tomato, basil, and garlic bruschetta

A tray of almond butter chocolate chip cookies.

Fertility recipes: almond butter chocolate chunk cookies

A bowl of curried carrot soup with garlic bread next to it.

Fertility recipes: curried carrot shorba

A plate of cucumber tomato salad.

Fertility recipes: cucumber salad with white wine vinaigrette

Chickpeas in a small container that can be a salad topping or eaten alone as a snack.

Fertility recipes: roasted chipotle, lime, and garlic chickpeas

A healthy recipe of lamb, quinoa, and lentils, that can help boost fertility.

Fertility recipes: Lamb koftas with date lentil quinoa and yogurt coconut creamed spinach

A kale salad made from a recipe, the salad is on a plate with a fork on it.

Fertility recipes: kale salad with pickled pumpkin, cilantro, and lime

A container of healthy truffle balls from the article's recipe.

Fertility recipes: avocado almond joy truffles

A red plate of sesame beef and stir fry.

Fertility recipes: sesame beef and vegetable stir fry with soy and ginger 

A bowl of lentils and kale with black rice and spices.

Fertility recipes: moroccan spiced lentils with kale and black rice 

Several gluten free chocolate chip cookies.

Fertility recipes: gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

A blue bowl of roasted carrot soup.

Fertility recipes: garlicky roasted carrot soup

A person holding an egg meant to represent an egg donation for someone trying to get pregnant.

Egg donation: Thinking it through

Table with several creme brûlée desserts made from healthy ingredients and an easy recipe.

Fertility recipes: Crème brulee

Four egg shells.

What is anovulation?

Homemade chicken noodle soup made from a recipe.

Fertility recipes: chicken noodle soup

Pumpkin blueberry muffins in the oven.

Fertility recipes: pumpkin blueberry muffins

A mediterranean pasta made from a recipe

Fertility recipes: mediterranean pasta

A bowl of apple and pumpkin oatmeal.

Fertility recipes: apple and pumpkin oatmeal

A plate of stir fry brussel sprouts with garlic.

Fertility recipes: stir fried garlic brussel sprouts

A bowl of Caramelized onion hummus.

Fertility recipes: caramelized onion hummus

A kale and cabbage salad with lemon.

Fertility recipes: kale and cabbage salad

A crock pot quinoa and veggie stew.

Fertility recipes: crock pot quinoa and veggie stew

A plate of chicken red Thai curry next to a drink.

Fertility recipes: chicken red Thai curry

A sweet potato burger with a bun falling off the side of it on a white plate .

Fertility recipes: simple and sweet potato burgers

A bowl of sweet potato soup with croutons made from this recipe.

Fertility recipes: sweet potato soup and cheese croutons

A bowl of butternut squash from this recipe with oranges next to the bowl on the table.

Fertility recipes: butternut squash barley risotto

Red plate with salmon and asparagus made from this salmon en papillote recipe.

Fertility recipes: salmon en papillote

A plate of roasted cauliflower salad next to a fork.

Fertility recipes: roasted cauliflower salad

Two cups of almond butter granola from a recipe.

Fertility recipes: almond butter granola

Two stuffed delicata squash on a plate from a recipe.

Fertility recipes: stuffed delicata squash

A mint, limeade mocktail in a clear glass with ice in it.

Fertility recipes: mint limeade mocktail

A plate of chocolate gingerbread brownies.

Fertility recipes: chocolate gingerbread brownies