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Video Two – Chronic Stress and the Fertility Journey

By |2020-02-19T16:55:45-05:00February 19th, 2020|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, conception, fertility, Infertility, Low AMH, poor embryo quality, stress, supplements, Uncategorized|

I thought it would be really interesting to talk about stress from the perspective of fertility. The topic is weighty for women on the fertility journey. Before we delve into the topic, I would like for us to recognize chronic stress triggers are very personalized to each woman. There’s no standard for stress, instead an expansive spectrum exists. Any statements I make are generalized.

I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the perfect woman. You might find her reacting to the video. She might tell you:

“I should eliminate all the stress in my life.”
“My fertility is destroyed by stress.”
“If […]

Stress, Infertility and the Perfect Woman

By |2020-02-13T10:44:15-05:00January 9th, 2020|Acupuncture, antibodies, Chinese Medicine, conception, fertility, Infertility, stress|

Today I’m talking about a topic I’m passionate about – stress and fertility.  Before I start the next series of videos on this topic, I would love to talk about what might come up for you as you watch them.  When you are on the fertility journey, you might find yourself getting triggered by different things and desiring to be “perfect” with all the recommendations that get tossed around. 

You might find yourself saying “I should” …. eat better, work out, meditate, get a massage, take more supplements […]

Feeling Broken on the Fertility Journey

By |2020-02-13T11:02:15-05:00October 10th, 2019|Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, fertility, Infertility, Low AMH, poor embryo quality|

Many women who have come into my practice feel they are broken.  As a practitioner and a woman, I understand how fertility clients can feel broken.  We are told as young girls; we will grow up and have babies…be mommies.  It’s just going to be “this way” when we are ready to have our baby.

When you try to have a baby and things don’t go smoothly, it feels something is not working.  Often there’s no explanation or issue that can’t be easily treated, can leave you feeling […]

The Fertility Journey – Part Three in Series

By |2020-02-13T11:07:10-05:00July 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

What’s causing all this pressure of time? The pressure of time can come from all sorts of places.

In video number one (click here to watch), I talked about the Internal biological clock.  In video number two (click here to watch), I talked about the mental and emotional journey and how that affects our feelings around time. In this video, I’ll be discussing external and internal sources of pressure.

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External sources

Internal sources: a woman experiences the pressure of time from […]