Posts in Preconception
Probiotics, Fertility, and Pregnancy

Did you know that the flora within your vagina (I prefer the term, “vaginal vault”, and yes, there are “flora”) are SO important for proper fertility and vaginal health? Read on, and learn what the doctors learn!

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The Top 10 “Alternative Medicine” Providers You Need on your Fertility Team

When you think about your care team to support you when you're trying to get pregnant, integrative medicine can help.  But so many options, who to see?  Here, I share my Top 10 Alternative Medicine Providers to help you get pregnant!

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The 3 Things You Must Do to Prevent a Miscarriage

Miscarriage is one of the most difficult aspects of infertility.  When I work with couples having trouble getting pregnant, and then they get pregnant, it’s a celebration for all of us!  And losing a pregnancy (or more than one) can be a roller coaster of emotions- where you almost don’t even want to get your hopes up AFTER you find out you’re pregnant, in case something happens…

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Starting at the Beginning: Addressing Obesity

Several lifestyle factors have been identified which can promote optimal fertility, including dietary behaviors, stress management, and maintenance of a healthy weight.  In addition, adequate nutrient status can influence not only the ability to get pregnant, but the health of the egg and sperm, and thus the health of the child born to those parents.  The following interventions can greatly influence fertility, and it is recommended that all couples trying to conceive consider these interventions, whether they have trouble with fertility or not.

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