Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I am Julia, 33 years old, and mum of a 4-year-old daughter - who is more of a rascal than a princess. I have been in a relationship with my partner for almost 10 years, but we are unmarried because we don’t want the fuss of a wedding. I’ m a blogger and social media manager in the child and baby industry, I am the voice behind a few different social media channels.

What was it like for you when you decided you wanted to have a baby?
We discussed it for a long time and then waited for the perfect time for our second child. And then we hoped…

Why did you choose femSense Ovulation Detection?
I no longer felt like putting myself under pressure with the morning temperature reading and found femSense to be a simple and innovative alternative.

How long did you use femSense before getting pregnant and how easy did you find it to use?
I wore the patch for 4 days. It was super easy and worked first time.

Did you know about your cycle beforehand and how important timing is when trying to get pregnant?
Yes, I have been using the NFP (Natural Family Planning) system for many years and have not used hormonal contraception since 2014.

How did you feel when you found out you were pregnant?
Like the first time. incredulous, excited, happy… all mixed up.

From your personal experience, what advice would you give other couples trying to get pregnant?
Even if you are impatient for a positive pregnancy test, don’t lose the joy and become obsessed. Find an optimal, stress-free solution for tracking your cycle.