Category Archives for Female Fertility

Tips for Staying Positive During Heart-Wrenching Setbacks When Trying to Conceive

It’s discouraging when things don’t go your way when you’re trying to conceive (whether naturally or via assisted reproduction). Although we have various ways of coping, we’d like to share a few tips on how you can stay positive amidst the setbacks.

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Stress Does Impact Your Fertility… But How?

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Is there a connection between stress and infertility? Stress is pretty unavoidable these days. There are constant demands on our time and energy—not to mention expectations from family, work, community (and ourselves!). It can feel like a constant juggling act that’s exhausting and overwhelming. No one is immune—everyone feels stress to some degree. The biggest question is how we’re managing it.

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How I Got Pregnant At 40

how i got pregnant at 40

If you’re over 40, have never been pregnant or perhaps it was long time ago, you never quite know if you can get pregnant. Here’s how I got pregnant at 40.

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9 Drugs Which Affect Your Fertility

drugs affect fertility

Some medicines, although seemingly harmless—like several common over-the-counter medicines—may negatively impact your fertility and make it more difficult for you to get pregnant.

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Foods to Improve Fertility: Try This Fertility Boosting Lemon Delight

Out of the many foods to improve fertility you can choose from, this potion is one of my favorites. And if you like lemony, zesty flavors, you’ll love this recipe!

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Gluten And Fertility: To Get Pregnant Eliminate Wheat and Gluten

The link between gluten and fertility is a relatively recent discovery. You may have heard that gluten should be avoided if you’ve been diagnosed with unexplained infertility or if you are suffering from recurrent miscarriages. However it seems the effects of gluten on fertility and it’s ability to predispose to infertility are further reaching than was originally thought.

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A Pregnancy Success Story You Need To Read!

I love a good pregnancy success story and I just had to make a blog post about this one!

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Vitamin D For Fertility: A Little Known Fertility Nutrient

vitamin d for fertility

Did you know that there is a vitamin-hormone which has been found not only to be important for your bones, teeth and immunity but also male and female fertility?

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One of the 15 Women Who Will Change Your Health & Happiness

It’s was a great honor to be selected as one of the 15 women who can change your health and happiness by the Women’s Health Magazine in Australia – March 2013 issue!

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Amazonian Herbs to Enhance Fertility – Podcast With Antonia Ruhl

Herbs to enhance fertility are widely used with great success. But what about Amazonian herbs to enhance fertility?

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Presentation on Women’s Health in Kuwait City 2013

Below is a 5-minute extract of a 1-hour presentation I recently gave at the Women’s Cultural & Social Society in Kuwait City to a group of women and media.

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MTHFR Treatment During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Treatment of MTHFR mutation

Treatment for MTHFR mutation is a lot simpler than its name! The MTHFR gene is in charge of Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), an enzyme responsible for folic acid metabolism in the body. In this article, we’ll look at the function of this enzyme, why it’s important for fertility and the standard treatment for MTHFR mutation.

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Treating Women’s Infertility – Interview on the Wellness Hour

Randy Alvarez The Wellness Hour

I was recently invited to talk on treating women’s infertility with Randy Alvarez, host of the Wellness Hour.

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How to Increase Fertility? Avoid Xenoestrogens!

Xenoestrogens

Xenoestrogens are increasingly being blamed for a whole host of chronic conditions including infertility. If you want to know how to increase fertility naturally you need to become aware of what xenoestrogens are, why they are bad for your health and fertility and how to avoid them.

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