Treatment FAQs

When should I consider other treatment options after using the Béa Treatment Kit?

Our recommendation is to use the Béa Treatment Kit for three cycles for the best chances of getting pregnant because multiple attempts can be the key to success!  We want the Béa Treatment Kit to help you get pregnant, but...

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How do I look after my mental health when trying to conceive?

It can be hard – we get it. Trying to conceive can have an impact on your mental health and yet it’s often left out of conversations. If you’re experiencing fertility problems, you may find it affects many aspects of...

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What happens during the menstrual cycle?

The menstrual cycle refers to the time between the first day of your period (this is called cycle day 1) up until the day before your next period. The length of a menstrual cycle varies from person to person with...

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The two-week wait

There’s a lot of waiting involved when trying to conceive. Waiting to test for ovulation, waiting for ovulation, waiting to have intercourse or waiting to inseminate – waiting to just be pregnant already. But many say the hardest wait is...

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What pregnancy tests should I use?

Pregnancy tests measure the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) levels in your urine. Most pregnancy tests can be taken from the first day of your missed period, but some are very sensitive and can be used even before your expected period.  ...

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What if I left the cervical cap in for longer than an hour?

Don’t worry! If you realise you’ve left the cervical cap in for longer than one hour, find a toilet where you can remove it and discard it into a normal bin.

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How many times can I use the Béa Treatment Kit?

Our recommendation is to use our kit for three cycles for the best chances of getting pregnant because multiple attempts can be the key to success! We want the Béa Treatment Kit to help you get pregnant, but we do...

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Béa Treatment day FAQs

We know you’ll be excited, and maybe nervous, on the day of using the Béa Applicator. It’s natural to want additional information around feelings, timings and logistics during the insemination days to help you feel supported. Here are the common...

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How foreplay can help you use the Béa Applicator

Get comfortable! Prior to inserting the Applicator (a good time might be while waiting for the semen sample to liquefy!), you could explore things that make you feel sexually aroused. Touching, kissing and masturbation can all lead to increased blood...

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Preparing semen for the Béa Applicator

When semen is ejaculated into the collection pot, it is often sticky and thick. It should be left at room temperature for 30 minutes in order to liquefy. This is important so that the sample can be poured through the...

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Navigating your treatment with donor sperm

When planning your home insemination with a donor, it can be tricky to navigate the logistics around ovulation and getting the semen sample. Here are a few tips to help: Communicate with your donor If you ovulate regularly, be sure...

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How to plan abstinence when using the Béa Treatment Kit

When planning to use the Béa Applicator, it can be useful to consider the timing of ovulation and abstinence for the semen sample.  Communication is key If your partner ovulates regularly it can be good to know approximately when in...

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