Category Archives for Preconception Care

The Danger of a One-Size-Fits-All Approach for Optimizing Fertility

Watch this video to find out why there is no one-size-fits-all approach to optimizing fertility and what to do instead: Click here to join our NFP Fertility Community Facebook group.

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Caffeine and Pregnancy: Is Coffee Bad For You When TTC?

Article Overview Coffee as a Source of AntioxidantsCaffeine and Pregnancy: 5 Ways Coffee Can Affect FertilityOther Ways Coffee Can Affect Your BodyTo Decaf or Not to Decaf?9 Healthier Coffee Substitutes7 Tips on Quitting Coffee As someone who’s trying to get pregnant, you’re probably wondering if caffeine and pregnancy can go together. And right now, perhaps […]

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The #1 Factor Most Doctors Don’t Tell You that Boosts Your Fertility — No Matter the Age

What is the biggest overlooked factor that can boost your fertility and increase your chance of conception?   Click here to join the NFP Fertility Support Facebook Community

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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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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! 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

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? 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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It 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

Article Overview Folic Acid and MTHFR Gene MutationMTHFR Mutation and HomocysteineTreatment for 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 […]

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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?

Article Overview Vitamin A and Pregnancy: ABC of Vitamin AVitamin A and Pregnancy: Why Vitamin A and Pregnancy Go TogetherVitamin A During Pregnancy: Why Did Vitamin A Get Such a Bad Press?Too Much Vitamin A During Pregnancy: How Much Vitamin A Is Safe in Pregnancy?Vitamin A and Pregnancy: Betacarotene Instead of Vitamin A? Vitamin A […]

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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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