Author Archives: Rachel Bolton

Fertility Resources Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

fertility resources and support

If you’re worried about what the coronavirus pandemic means to your fertility and pregnancy plans, then you’re not alone. To say that we are in a unique situation is an understatement. Most of the world is in lockdown right now. What Does Lockdown Mean For Your Fertility? Non-essential NHS tests and treatments postponed. Fertility clinics […]

[Inspiration Inside] You Can Do This!

inspiration to get pregnant

Every day for the past two weeks I’ve woken up to messages from clients telling me about their positive pregnancy tests, scans of healthy babies and pictures of blossoming bellies. Hearing that they’re pregnant against all the odds fills my heart with so much joy! These messages came from women who were about to give […]

9 Ways To Improve Egg Quality

Improve Egg Quality

It’s crushing to find out that you have low Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) or Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR). Maybe you’ve even been told that you have old eggs or that you only have a 5% chance of getting pregnant.  These words can stay with you. They can rattle around in your head like a stuck record […]

Should You Use Acupuncture Or Acupressure For Fertility?

acupuncture for fertility

Research shows how acupuncture and acupressure get your body ready for pregnancy, whether you’re trying naturally or with IVF. The techniques used to improve fertility by increasing blood flow, stimulating hormones, reducing inflammation and improving egg quality. But should you use acupressure or acupuncture and what’s the difference? What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture uses needles to […]

7 Ways Acupressure And Acupuncture Improve Fertility

acupressure for fertility

Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate points around the body to activate the nervous, endocrine and neuroendocrine systems to produce chemicals, hormones and neurotransmitters. Acupuncture helps the body to get back into homeostasis (or balance) and heal naturally. Acupressure is like acupuncture, but without the needles. You use your thumb or finger to stimulate the points. […]

How To Be Happy When You’re Not Pregnant 

How To Be Happy When Not Pregnant

Desire creates suffering because it is wanting something to be different from how it is. The desire of wanting a baby is up there with the biggest desires that you can ever have. Along with survival, you are hard-wired to desire a baby more than anything else in the world.  As Naval Ravikant said “Happiness […]

Summer Fertility

summer fertility

When you’re trying to get pregnant, it’s easy to get hung up on ‘I must do this to improve my fertility’ and ‘I shouldn’t do that.’ But the problem is that the same habits all year round do not optimise your fertility, health and happiness. Change it up each season and factor in more fun in […]

The Facts About Egg Quality

Egg Quality

Improving egg quality is vital if you’ve been struggling to get pregnant and: You’re over 35. Your cycle is getting shorter. You’ve got low AMH. You have Diminished Ovarian Reserve (DOR). You’ve had unsuccessful IVF. Egg Quality Facts Women under 35 have up to a quarter of eggs with chromosomal abnormalities. Women over 40 can […]