The Conception Channel Podcast
7 Reasons to Ditch the Coffee During Preconception and Pregnancy
If you’re pregnant or trying to conceive, you’ve probably been told by your doctor that coffee is completely safe. Some sources specify a limit of 200mg of caffeine per day,
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can Support IVF
The reasons for choosing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) are as diverse and numerous as are the patients themselves, but what people do have in common is a deep rooted desire to love and start a family.
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with Male Factor Infertility
Approximately 40% of couples who are having trouble conceiving will experience male factor infertility, creating a significant area of interest which is often overlooked by both couples and specialists.
What should I eat during my IVF cycle?
As a naturopathic doctor, I get this question A LOT. Women generally aren’t given very specific guidance around how they should be eating when undergoing fertility treatment since IVF clinics are so busy and there is lots of information like injections,
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a hormonal and immune system disease in which cells similar to the endometrium or uterine lining, grow outside the uterine cavity, often on the peritoneum or surrounding abdominal organs.
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
A syndrome is defined as a group of symptoms that consistently occur together, and with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) the common symptoms women experience are related to hormonal imbalances,
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR)
While diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) is more common in women as they get older, it can be an issue for younger women as well. The reasons for DOR are numerous,
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with Advanced Maternal Age (AMA)
The term ‘advanced maternal age’ (AMA) is misleading, as women of ‘advanced age’ are in reality quite young, usually in their late 30s or 40s.
Explaining the Unexplained (Infertility)
Hearing that you have “unexplained infertility” can be one of the most frustrating things for a couple trying to conceive, yet this is one of the most common “diagnoses” for infertility in North America.
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help with Unexplained Infertility
From a person’s perspective, ‘unexplained infertility’ is a frustrating assessment. After testing, time and examination by specialists it has been determined that there is no physiological reason pregnancy is not taking place.
How Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Can Help You Get Pregnant
In the modern context of reproductive medicine and fertility, Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are finding their place and becoming an integral aspect of men’s and women’s reproductive health.
Diminished Ovarian Reserve – Learn how you can rejuvenate your eggs with the help of Naturopathic Medicine
Following up on my previous post about Advanced Maternal Age, I wanted to write about a topic that is closely related. DOR or Diminished Ovarian Reserve is definitely not a desired diagnosis if you’re looking to conceive.