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TTC Made Easy.

Trying to conceive but don’t know where to start? (besides the obvious)?

Want to find out about how to predict ovulation, things you can do to improve your chances of conceiving, and the latest in fertility (and infertility) research?

Then you’ve come to the right place. Because that’s what storkacademy is all about!

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I’m Katelyn.

I’m a mom, wife, and a scientist with a passion for fertility and fertility research.

Trying to conceive can be really, really stressful, especially if things don’t seem to be going according to plan. I teach future-parents how they can increase their chances of getting pregnant with science in mind and kindness at heart.

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Because Knowledge is Power…

There is SO much information available to the scientific community, but sadly, most of it never makes it to the general public.

If you want to get a secret look inside the world of fertility research, let me be your guide. Let’s take a deep dive into the scientific literature to find out everything you need to know to answer your TTC questions.

Browse through the latest articles right here

Less than 13% of women can correctly identify their ovulation day. Can you?

Ovulation Predictor Kits (OPK)

Once your OPK strip turns positive, ovulation is probably in the next 12-36  hours.  They give you results in minutes and OPKs are cheap!

Cervical Mucus (CM)

Notice your cervical mucus changing from dry or sticky, to wet and stretchy? That means you’re entering your fertile window!

Basal Body Temperature (BBT)

After ovulation, your temperature goes up, and stays up until you get your period. It’s a great way to check if you’ve ovulated.

Test Your TTC Knowledge!

Test Your TTC Knowledge!

Think you know all there is about fertility and how to get pregnant?

Take this quick 8-question quiz.

I’d be surprised if you can even answer half of them correctly! But go on, surprise me 😉

Bet you didn’t know that…

  • You’re slightly more likely to ovulate from the right ovary than the left ovary
  • Charting your body temperature can not just tell you if you’ve ovulated, but also if you’re pregnant or not.
  • Olive oil is one of the worst lubricants to use when you’re trying to conceive.

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What is Ovulation Pain?

Ovulation pain, do you regularly feel it? What do you think causes the pain? Let's go over a ...
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