Autoimmune disease and getting pregnant

Preparing for Pregnancy is a journey that is different for all of us. Some women fall pregnant without thinking about it or trying, and others only have to think about it and it happens. For some, it takes years and years of heartbreak and missed opportunities, and...
Detoxify the Stress in Your Home

Detoxify the Stress in Your Home

Detoxification doesn’t have to end with your body, you can detoxify the stress in your home as well. So many things in life tend to slow us down, get in the way, and cause stress; our homes being one of those things. When we enjoy the space we live in, our...
Herbs for endometriosis

Herbs for endometriosis

Infertility is one of the most common complaints I come across as a practitioner focused on women’s health. Thankfully there are many natural remedies that help to reduce symptoms, including specific herbs for endometriosis. While there are many potential causes of...

Healing from an ectopic pregnancy

The following is the story of one woman’s ectopic pregnancy and steps she took to heal her body after her surgery. In March of 2015 I began to experience stomach pain. Intense stomach pain. It had me plastered to my heating pad, covered in essential oils, and,...
Improving egg quality

Improving egg quality

Old eggs … How do you know you have them?  And how old is too old? If you are 35 or older, chances are that your body has already started slowing down in the reproductive organs, and there’s potential that your eggs need a little boost to liven them up....
How to have a more natural IVF cycle

How to have a more natural IVF cycle

Although I am a naturopathic doctor, around 30% of my practice involves working with patients who are going through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). You might ask how I became interested in this, as it seems like such an unusual combination. I began to treat infertility...

Undiagnosed thyroid conditions and infertility

{a guest post by Magdalena of  Thyroid Diet Coach} I went for dinner with my single male friend just the other day and as we just sat down he said: “You know, just about every other woman I go on a date with has a thyroid drama going on.” Yes, he is a serial dater and...

Focus on one change at a time

Have you ever tried to do a major overhaul in your lifestyle and your habits all at once? Were you successful? I have never been successful at making major changes all at once. Usually, I can keep up with everything for three days, tops. Then all my honorable changes...

Electromagnetic fields and fertility

More and more studies are pointing to the dangers of EMFs for people of all ages and backgrounds, but a recent Italian study has confirmed that this is particularly true for pregnant women. (EMF means electromagnetic field.) Electric fields are created by differences...
Fertility after 40

Fertility after 40

Many women wonder if fertility after 40 is possible. I’m one who can now say it’s very possible to conceive and have a happy, healthy pregnancy over 35 and even age 40. {a guest post by Sally} My husband and I didn’t meet until we were both 33 years...
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