• MTHFR: What the folic?

    MTHFR: What the folic?

    Posted: Oct 31, 2018

    Confession time.  I am a poor methylator.  There, I’ve said it.  My little secret it out.  I am a part of the population that carries a gene mutation (A MUTANT) affecting MTHFR and as a result I have poor methylation capacity.  I am living with this deficiency and taking it day by day.  Now that I am done with the melodrama, I am actually living quite well and managing a bunch of risk factors for a number of health conditions by taking supplements with methylated forms of folate or folic acid and B12. But..  what the folate is MTHFR anyway?...

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  • 5 Easy steps to start your own Fertility Program

    5 Easy steps to start your own Fertility Program

    Posted: Aug 24, 2018

    1. Collect information This can include cycle related information such as cycle length and length of the period. Other important information includes the collection of BBTs (Basal Body Temperature) as well as thorough recording of changes in cervical fluid throughout your cycle. It is also a good idea to start noting other signs and symptoms that we don’t always see as part of our menstrual cycle such as mood, sleep patterns, abdominal pain, bloating, breast tenderness (or swelling), headaches, changes in energy levels etc. This does not have to be massive project but it’s a good idea to take a few...

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  • Prenatal Massage and Acupuncture: Benefits for Mom and Baby

    Prenatal Massage and Acupuncture: Benefits for Mom and Baby

    Posted: Jul 06, 2018

    Various studies have demonstrated that massage can be greatly beneficial, as well as, safe for pregnant women if provided by a trained and experienced massage therapist. It can also be recognized that the developing baby can benefit as well. Read More →


  • Natural IVF Support: 3 Steps Toward an Improved Success Rate

    Natural IVF Support: 3 Steps Toward an Improved Success Rate

    Posted: May 01, 2018

    Lifestyle: Stress decreases IVF success rates. Stress increases inflammation and promotes an autoimmune response all of which are detrimental to a successful IVF. Deep breathing has been proven to calm the nervous system and promote relaxation.... Read More →