Understanding Rh Incompatibility and Fertility

While I personally didn’t experience this situation first-hand, today’s blog post is inspired by a friend who is walking through this right now. So, we are going to dive deeper into this topic to help give you a better understanding of how Rh incompatibility can affect fertility...

At one time, it posed a serious medical problem for the baby. Today, Rh incompatibility rarely is serious or life-threatening, thanks to early diagnosis and treatment during pregnancy.  
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Can Tracking Ovulation Help You Get Pregnant?

Can Tracking Ovulation Help You Get Pregnant?

If you're a go-with-the-flow kind of gal, eating right, staying well-rested, reducing stress and having sex on the regular then you have a decent chance of getting pregnant within six months to a year, barring any underlying issues that might get in the way of conceiving.

But, if you’ve been struggling with infertility or want to optimize your chances of conception because you're eager to get pregnant as quickly as possible, you need to understand the ups and downs and ins and outs of your menstrual cycle.

The key is figuring out when you ovulate so you’ll know the best time to procreate!

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The Never List: Ingredients to Avoid in Your Personal Care + Household Products

The Never List: Ingredients to Avoid in Your Personal Care + Household Products
I’ve learned a lot throughout my wellness + fertility journey and finding out what was lurking in my personal care and household products was a mind-blowing reality check.  The United States Government does not make sure our beauty products are safe. It’s sad but true. It’s essentially up to each individual consumer to do their own research which can feel really overwhelming and confusing especially when you first start ditching + switching out your products for safer, less toxic alternatives. 
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What I Should Know About The 21-Day Progesterone Test

What I Should Know About The 21-Day Progesterone Test

During the first year of us trying to conceive, I experienced a miscarriage back in 2012…such a sad day. My doctor at the time had no real explanation of why this happened but suspected that my progesterone levels might have been too low. She recommended that I come in the following month to have my levels checked. So I did. 

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How I Overcame Infertility: Part Five - An Answered Prayer

I continued my daily regimen that was recommended by Dr. Menzel and I went on to have a wonderful pregnancy and natural, medication-free childbirth. And funny enough, my daughter surprised us 2 weeks early and was born on INDEPENDENCE DAY. God sure does have a sweet way of working things out in the end, doesn’t he?

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How I Overcame Infertility: Part Four - The Transformation

In January 2014, I attended an all-day seminar with my dad called, the 48 Day Transformation and it was hosted by Dr. Menzel, the Naturopath I had an appointment with the following month. The seminar was centered around the 7 teachings in her book, The Transformation: 48 days to Eating + Living Naturally for Life, which I highly recommend. It was such a wonderful event, and I was happy to share that day with my dad learning how we can build a stronger foundation of health and be more mindful of our wellness goals.


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How I Overcame Infertility: Part Three - The Potential Problem

During those last few years, my mind had shifted as I learned about integrative medicine, functional medical doctors, and other natural practitioners so I decided to seek out assistance from a Naturopath before moving forward with any fertility specialist. It was time I started seeing a doctor who took a more holistic approach to wellness.


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How I Overcame Infertility: Part Two - The Struggle Continues

Why was this happening? What was wrong with me? I had friends that just looked at their spouse and it seemed like they would pop out a baby! Why the heck couldn't I get pregnant. I was searching for answers in the wrong places, until...



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How I Overcame Infertility: Part 1 - The Journey Begins

It’s hard to explain the feeling you experience after suffering something so devastating. If you’ve ever gone through a miscarriage before, then you know exactly what I’m talking about and how I felt. I’m sure your feelings were similar....


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