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Natural Fertility & Conception

Posted on March 1st, 2013 by
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 7 million women in the United States alone have been labeled with an impaired ability to conceive a child, and of these women, over 2 million have been deemed infertile. (A couple is labeled as infertile after having unprot...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Joyce Moxley Thomas, MHA, CPM, LM  Your preconception nutrition is vital. It plays a surprisingly large roll in fertility. Even more surprising is how your body weight factors into your fertility. Almost everyone assumes that being overweight can negatively affect fertility. But did you realize t...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Joyce Moxley Thomas, MHA, CPM, LMMother of 4, Grandmother of Moira Elisabeth, Midwife to Many! Getting pregnant is easy for some, hard for others, and unexpected for quite a few! Luckily before you get pregnant is probably the best time to start preparing for your baby. When you make the choice...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
By Cynthia Wilson James  “Just doing a search on the topic of fertility offers overwhelming info (and unnecessary worry) to women: toxins in food, water, air, clothing, buy classical tape packages to stimulate the brain waves, do yoga, could be your hormone level, cell phones influence fertility, et...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Jan Roberts B.Pharm (Hons) Dip. Clinical Nutrition  The media constantly reminds women (in particular) that child-bearing at an “older” age means greatly increased chances of infertility and other problems. Since many women will continue to focus on careers before babies, may take a long time to...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Jan Roberts B.Pharm (Hons) Dip. Clinical Nutrition  An easy conception, healthy, full term pregnancy, short straightforward labour, long term breast feeding relationship and a child free of any metabolic, immune, neurological or digestive disorders are now the exception rather than the rule with ...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
By Nicole Kruck, Lmt.Certified MAM Practitioner & Self Care Instructor  As with acupuncture, another important piece of the puzzle can be incorporating certain types of massage therapy techniques that address your reproductive structure. Massage is not always just a luxury feel good modality. With t...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
By Nicole Kruck, LMT.  Did you experience any complications trying to conceive your first child? How was your first pregnancy? Were there any complications during your process? Many past problems can simply be addressed by receiving and learning a special Self Care massage called the Arvigo Techni...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
By: Sue DumaisFamily Passages to Wellness  Yoga originated in India more than 5000 years ago. The word yoga means “union” or connection of the mind and body. The practice of yoga, which involves breathing techniques and special poses, is designed to create physical, emotional, mental and spiritual ...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Lorne Brown BSc, Dr. TCM, FABORMwww.acubalance.ca    Polycystic ovary syndrome, also known as polycystic ovary disease (PCOD) affects five to ten percent of women in North America and is the leading cause of ovulatory based infertility. Women with PCOS have high levels of male hormones (androg...