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Dreading the holidays? I hear you.

Dreading the holidays? I hear you.

When I was dealing with infertility, I certainly wasn’t feeling festive or celebratory as the holidays approached. In fact, I dreaded a few things: The inevitable question, “When are you having children?” Spending time with a pregnant sister, cousin or friend Feeling...

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Paint your bedroom yellow and you’ll get pregnant

Paint your bedroom yellow and you’ll get pregnant

When I was trying to get pregnant, someone - who shall remain nameless - said I should paint my bedroom yellow for good Feng Shui and I’d get pregnant. NOT HELPFUL!  Also not helpful: Everything happens for a reason  Maybe it wasn’t meant to be  Just relax and you’ll...

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5  Ways to Start Eating for Fertility

5  Ways to Start Eating for Fertility

Following the Mediterranean diet can help reduce inflammation and boost fertility.  It’s a way of eating that’s: High in wild-caught fish, olive oil, legumes and veggies Low in chicken and red meat Free of processed foods High in omega 3s It’s easy to get started....

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You can manage PCOS with nutrition

You can manage PCOS with nutrition

Here are some short and sweet tips on how to improve insulin resistance and reduce inflammation when you have PCOS. Start eating a Mediterranean diet. Eliminate refined carbs Increase fiber: 8-10 servings of veggies per day Consume good quality fats: olive oil,...

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My client, T., has PCOS.

My client, T., has PCOS.

T.’s fertility doctor recommended she work with me to get to a healthier BMI prior to IVF. Beyond the weight it was important to her to manage her PCOS symptoms, like balancing blood sugar, getting a handle on stress, sleeping better and getting her periods back on...

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Perimenopause after infertility

Perimenopause after infertility

Perimenopause after infertility has its own unique set of challenges. This time can be really triggering. And no one is talking about it! So I was thrilled to discuss perimenopause after infertility on the Menopause Made Easy podcast with Dilyana Mileva.   We talked...

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 How do you want to feel?

 How do you want to feel?

I have a reflection for you to take into the weekend: How do you want to feel, physically and emotionally, going into your upcoming fertility treatment cycle? Or if you are trying to get pregnant, and not using fertility treatment: How do you want to feel, physically...

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