<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1835157903235293&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

Knowledge Fuels the Empowered

Sex, sperm, periods and cervical mucus - we believe that TMI is a good thing! You’ve got questions, we do the research to answer them for you.

Stay in the know and sign up for our weekly educational articles on women’s health and fertility.

Sign Up for Blog Updates
All
Women's Health
Ask Kindara
Getting Pregnant
Videos
trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

3 Natural Treatments for PCOS You May Not Know About Yet

Women living with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) often have to deal with symptoms caused by...

trying to conceive
Chanel Dubofsky

Do I have to use metformin to get pregnant with PCOS?

Because one of the hallmarks of Polycystic ovary syndrome  is menstrual irregularities — absent...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Why is my period so heavy?

If you’re experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding, take heart in knowing that more than 10 million...

Video
Sarah Hill, PHD

Surprising Factors That Impact Fertility

Video
Sarah Hill, PHD

Introduction to Female Hormones and the Ovulatory Cycle

trying to conceive
Kindara

I’ve been TTC for over 2 years, and I’m still not pregnant. What now?

Before you start trying to conceive, there’s no way to know how long it will take you to get...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Should I get pregnant now or wait until COVID is "over"?

Making even the smallest decision during the last 18 months has been harrowing. Is it safe to go...

trying to conceive
Kindara

The Effect of Eating Disorders on Fertility

According to ANAD (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorder), at least...

trying to conceive
Kindara Guest Blogger

Coping With Stress, Anxiety, And Loss When Trying To Conceive

The journey to conception looks different for everyone. For many, it is not a linear path and...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How To Prepare To Have A Healthy Pregnancy With Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is not only the most common form of diabetes in this country, it’s also on the...

Cervical Mucus
Kindara

How To Use Period Tracking To Monitor Your Health

Your menstrual cycle and your overall physical health are intertwined. Staying on top of what's...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Does COVID Reduce IVF Success?

COVID-19 has dominated the news since early 2020, and it shows no signs of stopping. As people...

trying to conceive
Kindara

How You Can Gain Valuable Cycle Insights With the Priya Fertility Monitor

Once you reach a certain stage of your fertility journey, you may run into a common problem...

Getting Pregnant
Kindara

Your At-Home Fertility Test Questions Answered With Dr. Scott Eder

For many of us that have spent the majority of our adult lives trying not to get pregnant, it...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Obstacles to Conception: What Is Your Body Really Telling You?

When you’re trying to conceive, you’ll quickly start to learn just how many factors can...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara

Does The COVID Vaccine Impact Your Fertility?

Since the COVID-19 vaccine became available in the US in December 2020, rates of COVID have been...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Why Haven’t I Ovulated Yet This Month?

When you’re trying to conceive, any irregularity in your ovulation schedule can spur feelings of...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Busting 7 Popular Myths About Sex and Getting Pregnant

When you tell people you’re trying to conceive, it can seem like just about everyone is full of...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Tubal Flushing — Does It Get You Pregnant?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

How Long Does A Luteal Phase Need To Be To Get Pregnant?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How the Priya Fertility System Will Accurately Predict Your Fertile Window

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Laurence Annez, CNP

Why I'm not losing weight when I'm doing everything right for PCOS

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Trying to Conceive? Read These 10 Must-Know Facts

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Kindara

Is Temperature the Only Way to Confirm Ovulation?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

How to Accurately Predict Ovulation & Fertility: Circadian Rhythm & Core Temperature

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Kindara

Exercise to do and to avoid during your period

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

fertility
Kindara

Ovulation: How to find it, what is normal and why it's important.

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

Top 3 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Trying to Conceive

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Pinpointing Ovulation when Trying to Conceive

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Women's Health
Kindara

Is the pandemic affecting your period? You’re not alone

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

How can charting help optimize my fertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

A Real-Life Interview on Achieving Pregnancy With Infertility

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Am I ovulating? Top 5 Ovulation FAQs

When you're trying to conceive, pinpointing ovulation helps you time sex to get pregnant...

Kindara

Is miscarriage of a sign of infertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

What questions should I ask my doctor for fertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Am I ovulating? Top 5 FAQs Ovulation

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Why does exercise improve fertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

miscarriage
Kindara

What causes a miscarriage in the first trimester?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Kindara

Can natural supplements help me get pregnant faster?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Can you get pregnant when the ovulation test is negative?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can fibroids prevent you from getting pregnant?

It’s natural to feel concerned if you suspect you have uterine fibroids. First off, know you’re...

trying to conceive
Kindara

PCOS and Infertility: Can I increase my chances of getting pregnant?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Backed-by-Science Diet to Increase Fertility

The foods you eat can affect every part of your life — from heart health to mental health to,...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Lifestyle Factors to Help Regulate Your Menstrual Cycle

Whether you’re trying to conceive or just trying to live your life, irregular periods can...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

Does getting off of birth control cause acne?

Whether you've been on hormonal birth control (HBC) for 1 year or 10, it's important to know...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Top 6 Things to Track in Your Period App When Trying to Conceive

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Why am I not getting pregnant? Little or no fertile cervical mucus?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Kindara

How should I talk to my partner about natural birth control?

Talking about birth control may not be the sexiest conversation you and your partner ever have,...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Is hormonal birth control bad for me?

Hormonal birth control has long been hailed as a method for women to gain independence from...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How can I fix insomnia naturally?

These days, a good night’s sleep can feel elusive. Fully one-quarter of women experience at...

trying to conceive
Kindara

Is it safe to get pregnant in 2021?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

How many children should I have?

Deciding on expanding your family is a curious process. You won’t really know what having...

Women's Health
Kindara

Should I stop eating carbs to treat PCOS?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that impacts 1 in 10 women in the United States (

Fertility Awareness
Kindara

How can I tell if I’m ovulating? What if I have problems ovulating?

Getting pregnant all comes down to timing intercourse each month. But that only works if (and...

Women's Health
Kindara

How do you stop period cramps naturally?

If your period shows up every month hand in hand with menstrual cramps, you're not alone....

trying to conceive
Kindara

Why can’t I get pregnant again? Understanding secondary infertility

After conceiving a child naturally, it can come as a surprise when you start trying for a second...

Women's Health
Chanel Dubofsky

5 Ways to Decrease Stress During a Pandemic this Winter

2020 has been, as my grandmother would say, a "wallop." Trying to navigate our already...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

Is it really harder to get pregnant in your 30s?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Do fertility and ovulation charting apps work to get pregnant or avoid pregnancy?

In recent years, millions of women have turned to apps to track their menstrual cycles and...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How do I know when I'm fertile?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Chanel Dubofsky

Can low progesterone cause miscarriages?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Cervical Mucus
Catherine Poslusny

5 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Cervical Mucus Patterns

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Chanel Dubofsky

Thyroid Disorders and Fertility: What You Need to Know

  Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Catherine Poslusny

Your PCOS Questions Answered: Q&A with Dr. BreAnna Guan

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is now so widespread that it’s starting to be referred to as a...

Getting Pregnant
Elyse Ash

Finding Emotional Support When Trying to Conceive

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How Long to Try Before IVF

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara

When do I ovulate each month?

The general principle of how to get pregnant is simple, but in reality, it can be a lot more...

Getting Pregnant
Catherine Poslusny

How are testosterone and PCOS linked to female infertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How to Get Pregnant With a Retroverted Uterus

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

sperm
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Does sex every day reduce sperm quality?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

How to Prepare For a Fertility Specialist Consultation

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before You Try To Conceive

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Kindara

Could a fertility awareness-based method of family planning work for me?

You’re probably reading this because you are curious about fertility awareness-based methods of...

Fertility Awareness
Catherine Poslusny

Can you have a biphasic temperature chart and not ovulate?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara Guest Blogger

Can I confirm ovulation with basal body temperature?

When you are trying to conceive, it’s the million-dollar question: when do I ovulate? Women have...

Women's Health
Catherine Poslusny

What causes anovulatory bleeding?

Whether you’re trying to conceive or avoid, it’s natural to start paying closer attention to how...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

What is the most effective fertility drug?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

3 Signs of Ovulation

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Ask Kindara
Teena Merlan

Ask Kindara: Why Do I Have Creamy Cervical Fluid After Ovulation?

Hi Kindara,

Women's Health
Catherine Poslusny

Can you get pregnant on your period?

In the world of female reproductive health, a consistent lack of research and abundance of...

Women's Health
Catherine Poslusny

Myth or Magic: Debunking Hot Health Items Targeting Women

As women become more comfortable publicly talking about topics that were previously taboo—such...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What does temperature have to do with ovulation?

If you’re trying to conceive, knowing when you’re ovulating is key. After all, if you “try”...

Getting Pregnant
Kindara Guest Blogger

3 Factors That Impact Egg Quality

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a foolproof way to know if you have quality eggs when trying...

Getting Pregnant
Dr. Mare Mbaye

Is lube safe for trying to conceive?

Trying to conceive (TTC) can be a trying process both mentally and physically. An issue that...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Should you take vitamin D when trying to conceive?

Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because you can reap its benefits by soaking up just a...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

What does Kindara do with my fertility data?

We’ve noticed that health apps and privacy have made the news lately, and we understand the...

Getting Pregnant
Nancy Littleford

3 Factors That Impact Egg Quality

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a foolproof way to evaluate human eggs quality and be able to...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

What causes ovarian cysts and can they harm my fertility?

Ovarian cysts are often normal and usually nothing to worry about. Most women get them. In fact,...

Women's Health
Teena Merlan

PMDD, part II: How Is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Treated?

In the first part of this premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) series, we covered what PMDD is...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

It's (finally) getting easier to get insurance coverage for infertility

To mark National Infertility Awareness Week, we’re discussing assisted reproductive technologies...

Getting Pregnant
Catherine Poslusny

Are at-home fertility tests worth the cost?

While everyone practices social distancing to help stop the spread of the coronavirus...

Women's Health
Teena Merlan

PMDD, part I: What is Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?

The last couple weeks were intensely difficult. I’ve been feeling bloated, antisocial, moody,...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Catherine Poslusny

Will natural birth control work for me during perimenopause?

A big part of any natural birth control method is learning about your menstrual cycle—how long...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can a healthy microbiome prevent miscarriage?

Miscarriage is common, occurring in at least one in four pregnancies. Medical experts generally...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant, part II: Male-Factor Infertility

“When I wasn’t able to get my wife pregnant... that was a gut punch. I questioned my ability to...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant, part I: Female-Factor Infertility

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Catherine Poslusny

Ready to Have a Baby After Years of Birth Control? Start Here.

You carefully avoided getting pregnant for so long, and now you’re ready to get pregnant....

Women's Health
Kindara

Period Stigma Around the World and What to Do About It

Having a period has long been a source of stigma for women all over the globe. Internationally,...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

IVF series, part V: What are benefits and risks of the IVF process?

The use of in vitro fertilization (IVF) has grown significantly over the past few decades,...

Getting Pregnant
Kindara

Continuous Core Body Temperature, Circadian Rhythms, and Fertility

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

IVF series, part IV: Will IVF work for me?

More than 75,000 infants were born in the United States due to in vitro fertilization (IVF) in...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

IVF Series, part III: When should IVF be done? Why would IVF be recommended?

Deciding whether or not to pursue in vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the biggest choices...

Women's Health
Kate Diana, RYT 200

6 Heart-Opening Yoga Poses for Valentine's Day

On Valentine’s Day, the idea of sharing our warmth and compassion with those we love is by no...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Teena Merlan

4 Ways to Be Intimate in the Fertile Window When Trying to Avoid

Using fertility awareness-based methods to naturally avoid pregnancy has some amazing benefits,...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

IVF Series, part II: What should I try before IVF?

After years of avoiding pregnancy, when it comes time to actually try to conceive (TTC), you may...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Are there supplements to help me get pregnant?

When you’re trying to conceive, it’s natural to consider increasing your daily intake of...

trying to conceive
Kindara

IVF Series, part I: The Basics of the IVF Process

This is the first installment in our IVF Series. For the rest of the series, check out the links...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

Is cervical mucus a sign of fertility?

Cervical mucus (CM) is created by the cervix to...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Kindara

Is your period one or two days late? Don't panic!

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

5 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

You know the feeling. Your mind is racing, and so is your heart rate as you juggle the competing...

trying to conceive
Catherine Poslusny

Does stress really make it more difficult to get pregnant?

Can you remember the last time that you felt truly relaxed? How long ago was it? When faced with...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Catherine Poslusny

5 Things to Consider Before Using Natural Birth Control

Everyone has their own unique reasons for considering the switch to natural birth control. ...

Birth & Labor
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Is birth really more likely to happen when the moon is full? And other labor myths

Whether you’re nearing the 40-week mark of pregnancy or past it, it’s common to consider...

Nicole Knight, AHCJ

4 Questions That Will Make Your Journey to Pregnancy Easier

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

5 Mocktails to Drink This Season When Trying to Conceive

When you’re trying to get pregnant, you know that nixing boozy beverages is best for you and...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

What if my cervical mucus doesn’t match Kindara’s categories?

Sometimes deciding what category your cervical mucus (CM) falls into is not so black and white....

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Do periods really sync with other women and the moon?

For centuries, women’s periods have been shrouded in superstition, myths, and stigma. So it’s no...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Why is my period so heavy, part II: Treatments for heavy bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding can prevent you from living your best life, but the unfortunate reality...

Kindara News & Updates
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Why We've Rebranded and the Meaning Behind the New Design

Freedom, empowerment, compassion, and change for the better are the words that Kindara customers...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can I ovulate without an LH surge or fertile CM? And Other Ovulation Questions

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Miscarriage: When to See a Doctor

Losing a pregnancy can be heartbreaking. Sadly, miscarriages are relatively common. According to...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can tracking ovulation prevent pregnancy?

Hormonal birth control definitely has several upsides, but many forms come with side effects...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Does infertility treatment make you gain weight?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

What really works during and after sex to get pregnant: Science vs. Urban Legend

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Kindara

Can natural fertility methods be effective? Here’s one doctor’s opinion

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

sperm
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

How Long Does Sperm Live After Ejaculation?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Can I use LH instead of BBT to avoid pregnancy?

Whether you’re new to Fertility-awareness Based Methods (FABM) or an old hand, it’s natural to...

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Should you choose IUI or IVF when your partner has low sperm count?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How to check cervical position

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

Ask Kindara: Should you continue taking your basal body temperature after getting pregnant?

Are there any benefits to continuing to temp after getting pregnant? Thanks! -Jess ‍ Hi Jess, ...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Does HPV affect my fertility?

You've probably heard of human papillomavirus (HPV) and its link to cervical cancer, but maybe...

Women's Health
Kindara

Ice Cream, Pickles, and Other Pregnancy Preferences

Food cravings and aversions are a common phenomenon, especially among pregnant women (6, 10)....

trying to conceive
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

When can I try to get pregnant after a miscarriage?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

Ask Kindara: Can I use the Fertility Awareness Method without checking my cervical mucus?

Hi! Will charting work at all for me if I don't ever check my cervical fluid? Not crazy about...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Are there signs of being infertile for women?

If you’ve been trying without success to conceive for six months or more, you may be...

Cervical Mucus
Kindara

The Many Faces of Cervical Mucus

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Women's Health
Kindara

Myth Busting: Stereotypes About Women and Sex

‍ “Women are not that interested in sex.” “Sex causes women to form deep emotional connections...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Hormonal birth control isn't working for me. What are my options?

If you're shopping for alternatives to the pill and other forms of hormonal birth control,...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

How sleep problems and shift work affect fertility in women and men

If you spend much of the night tossing and turning, you're not alone. Between 50-70 million...

trying to conceive
Lorry Schneider

Unbreakable: A personal story about miscarriage

I couldn’t sleep last night, so I thought maybe I would share my story of trying to conceive....

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

What really works to relieve PMS symptoms?

You’re not alone if you’ve noticed a crop of ads in your feed advertising the superpowers of...

Women's Health
Kindara

Phases of the Menstrual Cycle

What are the phases of the menstrual cycle anyway? Ready to test your period and menstrual...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Progesterone 201: How does progesterone affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Progesterone 101: How does progesterone affect my period and fertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

How You Might Be Missing Your Fertile Window With OPKs

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

sperm
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

How much sex to have with low sperm count

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara

Basal Body Temperature 101

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

Frequently asked questions about chemical pregnancy

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

What foods are clinically proven to help with fertility?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Nicole Knight, AHCJ

What can affect the accuracy of my BBT and how to solve it

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

Why You May Not Be Getting Pregnant, Despite Having Sex in Your Fertile Window

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Tracker Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara

What is cervical mucus and how to check it to get pregnant

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

How early can I take a pregnancy test for accurate results?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara

How to chart vaginal sensation for fertility

When you first start out, tracking vaginal sensation may not be as straightforward to observe...

trying to conceive
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

How to track cervical mucus to get pregnant

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Getting Pregnant
Kindara

How Often to Have Sex to Get Pregnant

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

trying to conceive
Kindara Guest Blogger

Miscarriage: You Are Not Alone

by Cait McDonnell, BS, CSCS, BioSignature Practitioner When I was a little girl, I loved...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara

What do men think about natural contraception?

By Ritika Reddy Photo by Justin Follis on Unsplash. ‍ The number of women that choose to use...

Women's Health
Colleen Fuller, N.D.

The importance of tracking physical and emotional symptoms related to the menstrual cycle

When it comes to charting your fertility, there are several key biomarkers that are most...

sperm
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Can You Improve Sperm Quality and Quantity?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

Can You Still Get Pregnant with a Vaginal Infection?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Kindara News & Updates
Kindara Guest Blogger

Prima-Temp & Kindara Increase Couples’ Fertility Awareness Through High-Tech Health Solutions

By Amber Brooks ‍ When Caitlin and her husband decided to start a family, they wanted to do it...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

How to Use Kindara to Meet Your Fertility and Health Goals

Whether you’re brand new to fertility charting or familiar with it, this post is to help you...

Getting Pregnant
Dr. Wade Webster, MD

What to know about progesterone when trying to get pregnant

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Robbyn Ingram

Menstruation Matters In Your Forties & Beyond: Why Are Periods Important During Different Decades of Womanhood?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Cervical Mucus
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What is That on My Underwear? What Your Vaginal Discharge Tells You About Your Body

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Women's Health
Robbyn Ingram

Menstruation Matters In Your Thirties: Why Are Periods Important During Different Decades of Womanhood?

I imagine you’re probably thinking to yourself, “We’ve been at this menstruation matters thing...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Can being overweight make it harder to get pregnant?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Withdrawal: What Every Woman Should Know

Withdrawal: Are you sure you are using it correctly? What Every Woman Should Know ‍ “The...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

Menstrual Products Alternatives

‍ For those of us who have periods, we know all about the mess and surprises that menstruation...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Birth Control Method Works Best for Your Lifestyle?

By Teena Merlan ‍ Contraception comes in a wide variety of options, from barrier methods and...

Women's Health
Robbyn Ingram

Menstruation Matters In Your Twenties: Why Are Periods Important During Different Decades of Womanhood?

While some medical experts say your period “should have become regular and predictable”,...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Menstruation Matters In Your Adolescence: Why Are Periods Important During Different Decades of Womanhood?

Following our recent blog about the scientific and social support for considering periods as...

Ask Kindara
Kindara

Ask Kindara: How Common Are Irregular Cycles?

Before we talk about irregular cycles, we need to first discuss what is considered regular. A...

Women's Health
Robbyn Ingram

I Saw the (5th Vital) Sign

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Are Fertility Awareness Methods Effective for Avoiding Pregnancy?

For the first 3 years of using hormonal birth control pills, Rebecca had no health concerns to...

Rant
Robbyn Ingram

Must See Fertili-TV

FYI, Fall is my favorite time of the year and now that the most wonderful time of the year is...

Uncategorized
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

PMS: What is normal and how to relieve symptoms?

Have you heard that craving chocolate during your period may be a cultural experience rather...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Ovulation Tracking Apps Guide

Tracking ovulation to get pregnant is serious business. Following the wrong information...

Fertility Awareness
Kate Causbie

Mis-conceived: Is Fertility Awareness Risky Birth Control?

What FABM user hasn’t heard the “oh, you use Fertility Awareness? Hope you’re ok with getting...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What are the Signs of Pregnancy Before a Missed Period?

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Do Irregular Periods Cause Infertility?

There are several things that have to happen to get pregnant. One, a woman needs to ovulate;...

Fertility Awareness
Kate Causbie

FAM or FABM? This is Not Your Grandmother’s Rhythm Method

  People have been paying attention to their menstrual cycles for the purposes of conception...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Causes Secondary Infertility

Secondary infertility is the inability to get pregnant or have a full-term pregnancy after...

Fertility Awareness
Kindara Guest Blogger

A Beginner's Guide to Charting Vaginal Sensation

What is Sensation? Sensation isn't always as clear-cut as the visible and objective changes in...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Do the Changes in the Menstrual Cycle Due to Age Indicate Changes in Fertility?

It’s no secret that fertility declines with age. The exact age a woman’s fertility declines is...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Most Commonly Asked Questions when Trying to Get Pregnant

For many of us, we thought getting pregnant would be as easy as 1-2-3. I mean, why would we...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Low Sperm Count or Abnormal Semen Analysis? Now What?

So your partner has been diagnosed with low sperm count or an abnormal semen analysis. Now what?...

Fertility Awareness
Robbyn Ingram

The History of Fertility Charting

Since I am new to fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), I thought it would be fun to dig...

trying to conceive
Kindara Guest Blogger

Man to (Wo)man: 3 Things to Know About Sperm

There are a few things you need to know about us guys when it comes to fertility. If you’re...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How to Overcome Pregnancy Envy and Sadness

"Everything I wanted to be encompassed the ability to have my own children. Everything. Nothing...

Kindara News & Updates
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

SURVEY: How American Women Invest

A new survey from fertility app Kindara reveals U.S. women are eager for more opportunities to...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Statistics Behind Getting Pregnant

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility Monitor Now...

Kindara News & Updates
Robbyn Ingram

Very Superstitious: Myths About Solar Eclipses & Their Effects on Pregnancy

On Monday, August 21, there will be the first total solar eclipse visible in the United States...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What to Know about Chemical Pregnancy “Early Miscarriage”

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How Soon to Take a Pregnancy Test for Accurate Results

Since getting pregnant is the single most important thing for women trying to conceive, the two...

Women's Health
Robbyn Ingram

Drip, Drop, Drip Drippity Drop: Spotting Explained

Spotting is the worst. The only spots I’m looking for are the hot ones, amirite ladies? When it...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Works to Lose Weight when Trying to Conceive?

Eating when not hungry or overeating at first may pacify the thoughts spinning in our minds and...

Women's Health
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What to Know About Yeast Infections When Trying to Conceive

What unpleasant experience will 75% of women experience in a lifetime? A vaginal infection. More...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

A Review of Progesterone Treatment for Infertility: Does it Work?

Progesterone is commonly prescribed to women who experience multiple miscarriages, have signs of...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Safe Workout Plans for Women Trying to Conceive

Exercise may or may not make wearing a swimsuit enjoyable but exercise certainly is medicine for...

Women's Health
Kindara Guest Blogger

The Best Yoga for Your Cycle: Choosing a yoga practice that matches and maximizes your energy level throughout your menstrual cycle

Sometimes there are days when, no matter how motivated you are, you just can’t get into the...

Women's Health
Kindara Guest Blogger

Transitioning from the Pill: Tips from a Women's Health Coach (part II)

In my last post, I shared some tips to have a smooth transition when coming off the birth...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Scientific Evidence on How Much Sex to Have when Trying to Conceive

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Nicole Jardim

Transitioning from the Pill: Tips from a Women's Health Coach (part I)

As a woman’s health coach and nutritionist, how and why to transition off hormonal birth...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Trying to Conceive after Stopping Birth Control

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What to Try Before IVF when Trying to Conceive

  Lesley & John Brown first IVF parents. Source: DailyMail.co.uk

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Truth about When it is Too Late to Have a Baby

Recently in the news, it was revealed that the dramatic fertility cliff that we have been told...

Kindara News & Updates
Kindara

Valentine's Day Survey

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and love is on our mind here at Kindara. For our most recent Kindara...

Women's Health
Kindara Guest Blogger

Your cervical fluid is trying to tell you something, are you listening?

The 5th Vital Sign has a mission to use education as preventative care, encouraging individuals...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

What Your Period Says About Your Fertility

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Fertility System Now...

Women's Health
Alison Boden, MPH, RDN

PCOS, part II: Healing Hormones with Food

After reading Part 1 (Getting to the Root of PCOS), you’re now familiar with Polycystic Ovarian...

Kindara News & Updates
Ira Hernowitz

Thanks for an incredible 2016!

What a year! At Kindara, we believe transparency within our community is a key part of our...

Fertility Awareness
Kyle Ann Willets

How I Healed my Body from PCOS Naturally

I’m 23 years old and I am having my first panic attack. I’m about to complete my doctorate in...

trying to conceive
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How Much Should you Exercise While Trying to Conceive

Getting Pregnant
Jen Noonan

5 Alternative Conception Enhancers for Trying to Conceive

Months and months of negative pregnancy tests are disappointing and frustrating. Wondering...

Kindara News & Updates
Raychel Muenke

Survey Finds When Presidential Candidates Go Low, American Women’s Sex Drives Go Even Lower

BOULDER, CO – November 3, 2016 – Kindara, a company devoted to giving women the tools they need...

Women's Health
Lee Hullender Rubin

Three ways acupuncture can help you have regular periods

On more than one occasion, a female patient will shrug and wonder out loud how strategically...

Fertility Awareness
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

How Eating Sugar Can Stop Ovulation

“Sorry folks, this is probably the least you are going to weigh for the rest of the year,” said...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Who Needs Fertility Drugs to Get Pregnant: Fertility Drugs 101

"I need fertility medication," is not an uncommon request doctors get from patients who are...

Women's Health
Alison Boden, MPH, RDN

PCOS, part I: Getting to the Root

Are you one of the 5-10% of women diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? If so you...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Trying to Get Pregnant After Stopping Birth Control

Jenny is still on birth control and getting ready to try for a baby. Having been on the birth...

Kindara News & Updates
Lorry Schneider

Ask Kindara: Fertile Peaks and Coverline

Hi Kindara, I love that there's now a coverline feature; but it seems that I can no longer tap...

Kindara News & Updates
Raychel Muenke

Kindara Stories: Lori, Alese, and Emily

At Kindara, we are thankful to have an amazing community of women who are learning more about...

Kindara News & Updates
Lorry Schneider

Announcing Coverline

We are excited to announce that the app now includes a coverline feature. What is a coverline,...

Avoiding Pregnancy
Kate Causbie

Safe Ways to Spread the FAM-as-Birth-Control Love

At a meeting with a colleague who is also a FAM user, an interesting question came up: to what...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

Scientifically Proven Ways to Increase the Chances of Getting Pregnant

If you have been trying to conceive for a couple of months or even over a year, you may be...

Getting Pregnant
Brandi Koskie

Keeping the Romance Alive While Trying to Conceive

The moment sex becomes a chore is the moment you’ve sucked the life out of your sex life. After...

Getting Pregnant
Kate Causbie

The Battle of Cortisol and Progesterone

Tired of another month gone by without a positive pregnancy test? Priya Monitor System Now...

Getting Pregnant
Jackie Vinyard, M.S. Health Sciences

The Problem with Using Ovulation Tracker Apps when Trying to Conceive

Do you use a fertility app or online calculator to predict your fertile window? If you do, maybe...

Women's Health
Kate Causbie

Lesser Known (But Studied!) Ideas for Period Relief: Part 2

Part 1 outlined four methods for premenstrual and menstrual symptom relief that you have not...

Kindara News & Updates
Lorry Schneider

Making the Most of the Kindara Custom Data Feature

A recent study revealed that the number of people worldwide who use wearable devices or mobile...


Legal Disclaimer

This blog provides general information and discussion about medicine, health and related subjects. The words and other content provided in this blog, and in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If the reader or any other person has a medical concern, he or she should consult with an appropriately-licensed physician or other health care worker. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this blog or in any linked materials. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor immediately.