hormones during ovulation

How Hormonal Birth Control Affects Your Ovulation

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Have you ever been unsure about what hormonal birth control does to your ovulation? You’re not alone. Hormonal birth control has a huge impact on your body. Just a small fluctuation in hormone levels can have profound effects.

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What do do while you wait for pregnancy test results

What Do You Do While You Wait For Results?

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Whichever result we’re hoping for, we all deserve a calm, stress-free pregnancy testing experience (spoiler: that’s why we created Stix). We’re here for you every step of the way, which includes that endless five minutes. We have some ideas on how to spend that time, and ease a little bit of your stress:

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7 Burning Questions about Ovulation Tests

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

To save you time and patience reading the long, 6 point font instructions that come with most store bought ovulation tests, we’ve answered all the questions you didn’t even know you had regarding ovulation testing.

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2020 Resolutions from the Stix Founders

2020 Resolutions from the Stix Founders

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

As two women with a deep love of lists and plans, Cynthia and I are welcoming 2020 with open arms. There’s just something special about a blank slate (even if it’s an arbitrary date on a calendar) for resolutions...

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when is the best time to conceive

'Tis the Season for Conception? A Look Into Baby-Making Szn

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

December is statistically proven as the most popular time that Americans get pregnant. We’re here to dive deep into trends around conception and the calendar. 

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How to Deal with the 4 Most Stressful Holiday Moments

How to Deal with the 4 Most Stressful Holiday Moments

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

The holidays aren't always as relaxing as they're cut out to be. Our team here at Stix pulled together our most frustrating holiday moments, as well as some ideas for how to cope with them. Read on so you can enjoy your pumpkin pie in peace this year!

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how accurate are ovulation tests

What’s The Deal With Ovulation Tests, Anyway?

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

The term “ovulation” is thrown around a lot, but most people don’t actually know what it means or what it does to your body. Here's everything you need to know when it comes to ovulation tests.

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difficulty getting pregnant

Trying to conceive? Here are 6 steps to make it easier.

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Trying to get pregnant? It's a bit more complicated than just having sex. Here are 6 easy steps you can take to make the process easier and less intimidating. 

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natural pregnancy test

The Definitive Guide to Pregnancy Tests

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Though the little test can be a life changing experience, there is a lack of knowledge surrounding how to take a pregnancy test, what the results mean, and the truth behind facts and myths related to them. We’re here to clear things up about the confusion surrounding pregnancy tests.

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There Was a Problem With Pregnancy Tests. Here's How We're Fixing it.

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

Stix is a female-founded startup pregnancy test startup. We’re on a mission to make pregnancy tests accessible and empowering. We want to take a bit to reflect on why we’re here and why this problem is so important to us.

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how to console a friend who had a miscarriage

How to Support a Friend Who Has a Miscarriage

By Jamie & Cynthia, Stix Founders

It’s difficult to know what to say when a loved one tells you they’ve miscarried. Here are some simple things to remember when trying to support a friend who has had a miscarriage. 

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