Ovia Health for Families

Ovia Health is available to Managerial and Professional staff, Faculty, Postdoctoral Associates, and Postdoctoral Fellows.

Yale’s Ovia Health maternity and family benefits provides managerial and professional staff with support through some of life’s biggest transitions: starting a family, navigating pregnancy, and balancing life as a working parent. This program is even available to eligible employees who are caregivers for a child. Ovia Health apps offer a wealth of information right when you need it – right at your fingertips.

Navigate Your Parenthood Journey through Ovia Health Apps

The perfect complement to your clinician and pediatrician, eligible staff members have access to expert content and tips, personalized health insights, and unlimited on-demand health coaching with registered nurses (RN) throughout their fertility, pregnancy, and parenting journey.

With each Ovia Health app, you have access to:

  • Daily personalized articles and tips to help you achieve your goals
  • Unlimited in-app messaging and telephonic coaching with a registered nurse (RN) health coach
  • Instant analysis and personalized insights on your health data
  • A library of Yale benefits most relevant to you during these important stages of life

Access for Fathers, Partners, and Grandparents

Eligible employees who are spouses, grandparents, and caregivers can also access expert guidance and tips to help them feel prepared and supported throughout these important moments with Ovia Health apps.

Expanding the Path to Parenthood

Ovia Health includes programs for adoption and surrogacy — guiding you through all the challenges and opportunities on the path to parenthood. If you’re considering or pursuing adoption or surrogacy, enroll in Ovia Health for support and guidance throughout your journey.

Get Started with Ovia Health 

Preview the Ovia health videos (located under Related Resources at the top of this page) to learn more about the benefits.

  • Ovia: Employees can learn more about their health & fertility with cycle tracking, expert research and tips, personalized insights, and unlimited health coaching. Employees can also access information about adoption and surrogacy, for those who are still deciding and those ready to take their next steps.
  • Ovia Pregnancy: Watch your baby grow, track your health & progress, and talk to a health coach for support through every pregnancy milestone. For those navigating a surrogate pregnancy, the app provides guidance on staying involved and supportive during this time.
  • Ovia Parenting: Track newborn and infant health, navigate your child’s journey from infancy to adolescence (up to age 17), obtain tips and guidance on bringing a child home following adoption or surrogacy, and receive age-specific tips and advice from your health coach.

Download the Ovia Health App

Ovia apps are available from the Apple App Store and Google Play. Follow the steps below to sign up.

  1. Download the Ovia app that’s right for you: Ovia, Ovia Pregnancy, Ovia Parenting
  2. Select “I have Ovia Health as a benefit” during signup
  3. Enter Yale University as your employer name
  4. Enjoy your Ovia+ premium benefits!

You will receive a welcome email from Ovia Health that outlines valuable features of the app and confirms your account activation.

Ovia Health apps complement Yale’s array of family-friendly benefits, such as: adoption assistance, surrogacy assistance, educational scholarship and assistance programs, Home Buyer ProgramWorklife Signature Benefits including back-up child and adult/elder care, childhood development support—and more.