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[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 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 stimulate […]

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 […]

When You Feel Like Giving Up TTC – 3 Case Studies

It’s hard to keep trying for a baby when you put in energy, time and money and it feels like you’re not getting anywhere. It can feel like you’re spinning your wheels and not moving. Here are three case studies to inspire you to keep going. Case Study #1 You know that moment when you […]

How To Stop Sugar Cravings With Your Fertility Diet

How do you stop eating sugar to balance your hormones and improve your fertility when sugar tastes so good? Brain scans show that dopamine (the pleasure hormone) is produced when we eat sugar. And that the reward and pleasure centres of the brain that are activated when taking opiates are also stimulated when we eat […]

Is Sugar Stopping You From Getting Pregnant?

You’ve reduced alcohol, coffee, gluten and dairy to improve your fertility. But what about sugar? Is it really necessary to reduce or avoid sugar as well? Sugar can be the hardest thing to cut from your diet because it’s go-to comfort food and it’s everywhere. Multiple research studies show that sugar is a big problem […]

Your Mother’s Day Gift When Your Not Yet Pregnant

It’s hard to know what to do with yourself on Mother’s Day when being a mum is what you think about every day.  Here are 6 actions to take on Mother’s Day when you’re not a mum yet. Celebrate Other Mums Mother’s Day can be twice the challenge if your mum has passed or you […]

Should I Stop Eating Gluten To Get Pregnant?

Gluten is a term that refers to a group of proteins that are most commonly found in wheat, barley, spelt, semolina and rye.  If you have celiac disease then the answer is yes, definitely stop eating gluten. Only 1% of the population have celiac disease, but 83% of these have not been diagnosed yet.  Celiac […]