Category Archives for Preconception Care

Gluten-Free Diet And Fertility: Ways To Improve Your Fertility

A gluten-free diet and fertility go hand in hand for numerous reasons. First off there is the immune connection. If you are intolerant to gluten or wheat each time you ingest gluten your immune system will react by causing an inflammation in your small intestines. This is the site of nutrient absorption. In addition gluten […]

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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! Ingredients: 1 Whole Organic Lemon 1 Banana 1 TBS Pumpkin Seeds 1 TBS Soy Lecithin 1 TBS Lavender and Rosemary Honey 1 TBS Chia Seeds […]

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Pregnancy Success Story You Have To Read

I love a good pregnancy success story and I just had to make a blog post about this one! The other day I got an email from a dear client of mine who used the Natural Fertility Prescription program, the Phone Consultation, the practitioner grade supplements I prescribed for her and her husband following the […]

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Vitamin D For Fertility: A Little Known Fertility Nutrient

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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? In the 20th century this super nutrient was only considered to be important for healthy bones and rickets prevention but then the scientists discovered receptors for this nutrient on over […]

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Iva Keene wins Endorsement from Medical Industry

It was a great honor to be featured in the Wellspring Magazine in Australia as Lady Gaga of Natural Medicine! You can read the whole article; Our Lady Gaga: Natural Fertility Expert wins Endorsement from Medical Industry here: wellspring_2013_january I would like to express my gratitude to Wellspring Magazine for featuring me and generously allowing me to share […]

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Sleep and Fertility – Podcast with Dr Michael Breus

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Podcast: Play in new windowIt was an honor to interview Dr Michael Breus ‘The Sleep Doctor‘ on the subject of sleep and fertility. Dr Breus is a world renowned expert on sleep and during this interview he shared some fascinating insights into what we can do to sleep better to protect and restore our fertility.

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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 it’s name! 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. Genetics can […]

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How To Increase Fertility? The Truth About Fatigue

Are you experiencing difficulties getting pregnant? Are you wondering how to increase fertility? If so you should look at your energy levels. For many people feeling stressed and tired has become an acceptable norm. Some people are almost proud of their fatigue. Almost as if it’s a badge of hard work and dedication. We expect […]

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How to Increase Fertility? Avoid Xenoestrogens!

Xenoestrogens

This topic is for anyone who is looking to find out how to increase fertility. 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 […]

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How Come I Can’t Get Pregnant? Pesticides – A Risk Not Worth Taking

If you can’t get pregnant you may want to consider your pesticide exposure. According to the study by the NRDC (the Natural Resources Defense Council) – pet owners who use flea collars on their dogs and cats expose themselves up to 500 times the EPA’s (The Environmental Protection agency) safe levels of pesticides! And for kids those […]

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Vitamin A During Pregnancy – How much is too much?

Vitamin A and pregnancy go together like a chicken and an egg yet there seems to be so much angst surrounding its intake before and during pregnancy. Vitamin A is one of the most important vitamins for your fertility and pregnancy but many supplement manufacturers have reformulated their women’s multivitamins and have taken it out. Why? […]

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Tips On Trying To Conceive – Without Medical Intervention

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Would you like some tips on trying to conceive without medical intervention? One of the most important tips on trying to conceive is removing processed carbohydrates from the diet. How do these foods effect the reproductive system and what can be done about it? How Does Sugar Affect Fertility? In 1939, Dr. Weston Price wrote […]

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Tips on Becoming Pregnant – 10 Ways to Shorten Your Time to Pregnancy

Are you looking for tips on becoming pregnant? Here are ten useful tips to help you conceive quickly. Tips on Becoming Pregnant: Before Trying To Conceive Before trying to conceive, schedule an appointment for both you and your partner with a naturopathic doctor. Many potential obstacles to conception can be identified before any time is […]

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Causes of Infertility – How to Treat Them?

The most efficient way to conceive a baby is to identify the most common causes of infertility and to minimize or remove them from your life. In some cases, the solutions are simple and painless. Other times, the problem has infiltrated every aspect of our existence, making limiting its influence difficult at best. What Are […]

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How to Get Pregnant Faster Without Invasive Treatments

If you’re researching how to get pregnant faster, you’ve probably come across the connection between poor diet and infertility. In the United States, the standard American diet is full of processed food, trans fatty acids, high fructose corn syrup and unpronounceable items that were created in laboratories. These food substitutes are in nearly every packaged […]

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