Fertility Foods: How your diet affects your baby’s genes
When we are preparing to get pregnant, we can think of it as switching our diet from an adult appropriate diet to one that will properly nourish a developing egg or sperm.
Great article by Tanya Smith R.TCMP, R.Ac from Alive Holistic Health Clinic.
Why fertility should no longer be a closed subject
From an article in the Irish Independent Newspaper
Top tips for coping with fertility problems
- Don’t blame yourself – Fertility is a medical condition and should be treated as one.
- Confide in your partner – It’s not only women who feel the pain of infertility, so it’s important to lean on and support each other.
- Educate yourself – Find out as much as you can about the treatments available and ask your doctor plenty of questions. This will help you to make informed decisions with regard to your treatment.
- Get support from professionals and others with fertility problems – It’s important to realise that you are not alone
Pumpkin Seeds Do a Body Good
By Conan Milner, Epoch Times
November 23, 2014
The pumpkin interior is filled with large white seeds high in zinc—a mineral which supports prostate, bladder, and sperm health. Pumpkin seeds also provide phytosterols to balance testosterone levels, and essential fatty acids which can help increase fertility.
What doctors prescribe for a common cause of infertility
“PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, is the most common hormonal disorder of women in their reproductive years,” said reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Josh Hurwitz. “It can start as early as puberty and last all the way through menopause.”
Irregular periods, ovaries with numerous cysts, and slightly elevated testosterone levels lead to an imbalance of hormones with metabolic side affects.
“This is really the key,” said Dr. Hurwitz. “If you attack these and you help a woman manage the metabolic and nutritional aspects of PCOS, it will really go a long way towards health and wellness, hormonal fluctuations evening out, and sometimes fixing fertility issues of PCOS.”
7 gadgets and apps to Improve your Fertility
Form the “Fox News” Website comes a review of some gadgets and apps to help improve your fertility.
Features; Wink, Ovia Fertility, Daysy, KNOWHEN, Glow, ONDO, Clue
…. and don’t forget your Zestica Fertility!
Read About the Gadgets and Apps
Best way to conceive? Start with good health, experts say
Published December 29
By Judy Peres
From Chicago Tribune