Did you know that your home could be the culprit in your fertility struggles?? Did you know that: Cleaning products don’t have to list their ingredients? Many chemicals aren’t tested before being put onto shelves They must be ‘proven dangerous’ before removed INSTEAD of ‘proven safe’ before released Hormone disrupting chemicals can lead to birth … Continue reading Is Your Home Negatively Impacting Your Fertility?
Did you know that women are only actually only fertile 1 day of your cycle? Do you know what your ovulation day is? If you don’t and you are trying to get pregnant - this is a must to figure out! Before we jump in let’s quickly review what ovulation actually is. Ovulation is the release … Continue reading The Importance Of Ovulation In Conception
Although fat seemingly gets a bad rap, there is little reason and research to back this up! Fats are one of our essential three macronutrients (along with carbs and protein) that we need to consume daily for survival. When it comes to fertility we need fats for the cholesterol (WHAT?!) Yup, you read that right. This … Continue reading What’s The Deal With Fat?
Maintaining Your Relationship Through Infertility By: Lisa Aldworth, MSW, RSW, Psychotherapist “When you decide to have a child, the wish to be a parent becomes almost primal. You decide to stop using contraception, start lovemaking, and imagine that conception will take place in a mystical, romantic sort of way. What you don’t wish for – … Continue reading Maintaining Your Relationship Through Infertility (Guest Post)
So we've talked about detoxing and different ways you can support your body through a gentle cleanse. Today though I wanted to bring up one more important aspect of this, your mind. These days it's not uncommon for us to experience high levels of stress, chaos, running thoughts (aka your mind never shuts off) and miss … Continue reading Detoxing The Mind
Last time we chatted we were discussing what a healthy cycle looks like. I hesitate to use the word 'normal' as I don't think what I described is the norm. The majority of us suffer from hormonal imbalances that affect us on so many levels (ie PMS). Today I wanted to talk about some of the … Continue reading PMS..It’s Normal, Right?
Because we do a lot of talking about conception, hormones, cycles, etc I thought it might be a good idea to review what a normal menstrual cycle should look like. Let’s be real - most of us haven’t likely reviewed this since high school. SO many of us have irregularities and imbalanced that we may … Continue reading ‘Normal’ Cycle – AKA Textbook Cycles