Babystart FertilFocus Personal Ovulation Microscope

About FetilFocus FertilFocus is a high-quality fertility test that works by allowing you to see the changes in your saliva about three days before ovulation, helping trying-to-conceive couples increase their chances of a pregnancy.FertilFocus allows you to predict ovulation with 98% accuracy discreetly in the comfort of your own home and is the perfect helper for trying-to-conceive couples. Who should...

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About FetilFocus

FertilFocus is a high-quality fertility test that works by allowing you to see the changes in your saliva about three days before ovulation, helping trying-to-conceive couples increase their chances of a pregnancy.
FertilFocus allows you to predict ovulation with 98% accuracy discreetly in the comfort of your own home and is the perfect helper for trying-to-conceive couples.

Who should use FetilFocus?

As a women is only fertile for a few days around the time of ovulation, it is important to know exactly when it occurs. FertilFocus indicates your peak fertile period about 1 day earlier than LH urine tests, so increasing the best chance of fertilisation and therefore pregnancy. It is also ideal for women who wish to test unlimited tests by using one high quality, re-usable microscope.

babystart® FertilFocus™ works by allowing you to see the changes in the make up of your saliva just prior to ovulation. The "ferning pattern" indicating a positive result will begin to appear about three days before ovulation, whether your cycle is regular or irregular. babystart® FertilFocus™ allows you to predict ovulation with 98% accuracy, helping trying-to-conceive couples "FertilFocus™ on fertility" and increase their chances of a pregnancy.

Salivary Ferning

For many years the ‘gold standard’ test for ovulation in hospitals has been based upon taking a sample of cervical mucus, placing it on a microscope slide and allowing it to dry, and see if it forms a distinct ‘ferning’ pattern. This test could only be performed reliably in hospitals or clinics but was generally a reliable indicator of ovulation.


The ferning pattern was believed to be caused by changes in oestrogen levels and certain minerals in the cervical mucus at ovulation. However, there is also a change in content of hormones and minerals in the saliva around the time of ovulation which causes the saliva to form fern like crystals when it dries. This phenomenon is used by a miniature microscope we have available which is a useful aid for the detection of ovulation.


The “fern” structure starts 3-4 days before ovulation and ends 2-3 days after ovulation ceases – the fertile period lasts less than one week. In practice this means that this simple device can help identify the right time of the month in which to have intercourse for the best chances of becoming pregnant.

How To Use

Getting use to using the microscope takes no time at all. With a powerful glass 60X lens and gentle LED light. For best results, test in the morning before eating or drinking or brushing your teeth, and then record results on a calendar or fertility chart. Soon, you will recognise your unique saliva patterns that indicate infertile, fertile, and transitional periods.


Using FertilFocus is easy. Simply add a drop of saliva to the lens and let the sample dry completely. In five minutes, view the sample through the microscope. Press the LED light button and focus the eyepiece of the microscope to sharpen the image. If you are ovulating, or about to ovulate, a “ferning”, crystal-like pattern can be viewed.

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