Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are intended to make the site better for you to use, and that help us understand how people interact with our content so that we can make it better.

    You can find out more details about Clue's approach to privacy by reading our Privacy Policy

    These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off.

    They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

    The Clue website uses third-party analysis and tracking services to track the performance of our services, understand how you use our services, and offer you an improved experience.

    You may withdraw your consent to this processing of your data at any time. One way to so is by generally disabling cookies on your device (which will also affect your other online activities). Or you can disable cookies specifically for this website by switching the toggle to 'Off'.

    You can read more about how Clue handles and thinks about data in the following blog posts written by our founder and CEO, Ida Tin.

    The journey of a single data pointThe journey of a single data point, Part II: The underworld of digital advertisingThe journey of a single data point, Part III: About the selling of health data

Your Privacy

Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are intended to make the site better for you to use, and that help us understand how people interact with our content so that we can make it better.

You can find out more details about Clue's approach to privacy by reading our Privacy Policy

Your Privacy

We use cookies on our website to analyze how people use it and improve the experience.

You can read more about how we use cookies in our Privacy Policy, or manage your preferences here.

Laurie Ray, DNP

Science Writer at Clue

Laurie is a science content writer-researcher for Clue. She is a nurse practitioner specializing in reproductive and sexual health. Laurie has a passion for empowering people with knowledge about their bodies so they can live their healthiest lives.

Preferred birth control: Whatever someone feels comfortable and confident in using.

Favorite reproductive health fact: The ovaries of a female fetus contain 6-7 million eggs by the 20th week of pregnancy—the most they will ever have. At birth the number has dropped to 1 million, and by puberty it’s down to about 400,000.

PCOS

PCOS and pregnancy

People with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may not ovulate regularly. PCOS can cause infertility. Treatments can help regulate periods and induce ovulation.

Anatomy

Androgens 101

What you need to know about androgenic hormones, androgen levels, low androgens, high androgens, birth control, and how it all affects your body.

Anatomy

Progesterone 101

What you need to know about progesterone levels, progestins, low progesterone, progesterone dominance, birth control, and how it all affects your body.

Birth Control

Progestins 101

Progestins are used in hormonal birth control, menopause therapy, and more. Here’s what you should know about the different types and potential side effects.