You are trying to conceive, and you are being so careful about what you eat and drink. You reach for your soothing afternoon cup of peppermint tea, and then you think, “Wait! Is it safe to be drinking this??” You then google “herbals teas in pregnancy” or “herbal teas while trying to get pregnant” and … Continue reading Herbal Tea During Pre-Conception and Pregnancy (Guest Post)
You may have heard of my awesome program, KICKSTARTER, which is a fertility 101 program for fertility. (If you haven’t...check it out here) In this program we cover the topic of digestion for fertility in the very first week. Now if you are new to the world of nutrition and wellness then this might be … Continue reading Digestion for Fertility – And Why You Need To Care
(Original post found at Balancing From Birth To Baby) I’m so sorry for your loss. The stats say 1 in 4 women suffer from miscarriages but my bet is that it’s even higher than that. This is a topic that isn’t often discussed and isn’t often considered ‘a real loss’ which makes this journey even … Continue reading Preparing Your Body After Loss
So you’ve heard that acupuncture can help, but you are hesitant to give it a try…There is more and more curiosity about how acupuncture can really help with fertility success and reproductive health. Today I am going to give you a little more insight into how acupuncture can help your chances of conceiving. Acupuncture has … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Acupuncture Can Help Boost Your Fertility (Guest Post)
A big part of my intentional life is how I treat and interact with my body. If we want to be intentional about our lives we need to be intentional about the vehicle we live and experience it in. And during periods of particular body scrutiny and anxiety like in the midst of a fertility … Continue reading How’s Your Relationship – With Your Body? (Guest Post)
A common question that gets asked is ‘How can I make my eggs more fertile?’ As a nutritionist I strongly believe in the power of food on the body and the importance of taking a holistic approach to our health. When it comes to the health and fertility of our eggs, the same thoughts … Continue reading How Can I Make My Eggs More Fertile?
This week I’ve seen this new ‘Groundbreaking Study’ show up over and over on my newsfeed, especially in the various fertility support groups I’m apart of. People are so thrilled, totally over the moon excited that there might be an answer to their fertility and health issues. And although I totally understand wanting the answers … Continue reading My ‘Groundbreaking Study’ Rant
Being a holistic nutritionist I think it is understandable that food and fertility would be a HUGE topic for me. Figuring out which things to discuss is a tough balancing act, however I’ve put together a short (ish) list of some of the reasons food is an essential part of our health and fertility. Elimination We … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Food and Your Fertility
Hormones - we love them, we hate them. They can give us the happiest of days or the saddest days. They really can rule our life and are responsible for so much of how we function physically and mentally on a day to day basis. Hormones, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, are: “a natural substance … Continue reading Hormones – Wrecking Havoc On Your Fertility?
We all know about the "obvious" considerations when you begin fertility treatments, like doctors and tests, and the time involved in each. Then we might think about the next level of nutrition, sleep, and stress maintenance. But so often we forget about the literal monetary cost involved - this is some expensive stuff! And we … Continue reading How To Afford Your Fertility Treatments – Part 1 (Guest Post)