The path to parenthood is a deeply personal and emotional journey. Priya* and her husband knew this all too well. After four challenging months of trying to conceive (TTC) without success, their lives changed when they discovered the twoplus Applicator Extra, an at-home insemination kit.
Keep reading to find out how this easy-to-use sperm syringe helped them achieve pregnancy success, with them recently celebrating the arrival of their healthy, 3-month-old baby ❤️
Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is not intended as medical advice.
*Name was changed to protect privacy.
Priya Shares Her Uplifting TTC Tale With The twoplus Team
Interview responses were edited for clarity.
Q: Hi, Priya! Tell us a bit about yourself! How old are you and your partner? What do you both work as?
A: We both are working as software engineers and are 35 years old.
Q: Congratulations on getting pregnant with the twoplus Applicator Extra and giving birth to a healthy baby boy of 3 months! Is this your first successful pregnancy?
A: Yes, this is our first baby.
Q: You’ve mentioned that you had been trying unsuccessfully for 4 months in 2022 before getting pregnant with the Applicator Extra. If you don’t mind sharing, why did you start trying for a baby?
A: We felt we were in the right phase of our life to grow a family. We were prepared to take on the responsibilities of a baby.
Q: What were the top 3 challenges you faced in your conception journey?
A: 1. Tracking ovulation cycle. There are many apps, but there is no proven accuracy.
- Adjust our schedule to try at the right time.
- The disappointment of an unsuccessful try was very challenging.
Related article: How To Track Your Ovulation and Boost Your Odds of Pregnancy
Q: Were you diagnosed with any medical conditions relating to fertility by a licensed healthcare professional, and what tests did you do?
A: There was no major medical condition. However, we consulted a gynecologist, but we got pregnant before we could do any tests.
Q: What else have you tried in your conception journey before using twoplus?
A: We took one supplement for a month, but it wasn’t very helpful.
Q: You’ve shared in your review that using the Applicator Extra on your ovulation day helped you conceive. How did you correctly identify your ovulation cycle?
A: We were using apps to track the ovulation cycle*.
*The twoplus Note: If you need personalized help in tracking your ovulation, try the twoplus Ovulation Pro Read — an expert-guided ovulation tracking service 😉
Q: How often did you use the Applicator Extra in each ovulation cycle before you got pregnant? How many cycles did you use it for?
A: We used it 2 times in 1 ovulation cycle before we got pregnant.
Q: Was the Applicator Extra easy to use? Was it uncomfortable after inserting, and did you have any trouble using the fertility tool?
A: It was easy and intuitive to use.
Q: Did you adopt any lifestyle changes to improve your odds of conceiving?
A: There were no major lifestyle changes. However, we tried to eat healthier food*.
*The twoplus Note: Meals for Fertility is a fertility diet meal plan delivery service for modern TTC couples who prefer nutritious, well-balanced food without the hassle of meal preps and cleanups.
Q: Would you recommend the twoplus Applicator Extra to other people who may have difficulties with natural conception?
A: While I understand that each conception journey is different, I still feel that Applicator Extra is worth trying. So yes, I would recommend it.
Q: What would you have done differently if you could return to the beginning of your conception journey? Also, what would you suggest to other couples trying to get pregnant?
A: I would do the health check-up in advance and read more about conception to prepare us for the outcome.
Want A Baby Of Your Own? Try The twoplus Applicator Extra
Even though Priya and her husband were trying to get pregnant at a relatively older age, the Applicator Extra helped to speed up their conception timeline. Consistently using the sperm syringe near or during their fertile period also helped them achieve pregnancy success sooner than expected.
As an easy-to-use intravaginal insemination (IVI) kit, the Applicator Extra helps couples take charge of their fertility journey. Its unique Soft Tip accessory reduces immediate semen leakage and ensures comfort during home insemination, making it ideal for TTC folks who struggle with discomfort or pain during penetrative sex.