Today is the very last day to get the Natural Fertility Bundle. At midnight tonight, sales will be automatically stopped. If you could benefit from this or if you’ve been meaning to buy it, don’t wait! There are so many excellent books in here and I want to highlight a few today. Celebrating Pregnancy Again, by Read More
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I know! We just had a bundle last week…. This one’s entirely different, I promise you. And I will not be bombarding you with it all week long. I know it’s just too much and we need to get back to regularly scheduled programming. But, for those who can benefit, I don’t want you to miss Read More
Image by lulumon athletica Recently, several of my readers have been asking me about women’s health issues — things like fertility, pregnancy, PCOS, balancing their hormones, etc. It’s a big issue. Women don’t have a lot of truthful information about their health. Western medicine doesn’t understand how heavily hormones play into everything that happens with Read More
Image by janineomg By Aimee Raupp, MS, LAc, Guest Writer Many of you have requested information about hormonal imbalances, fertility, and other women’s health issues. I’ve asked Aimee, who practices Chinese medicine and works in women’s health, to share a series of articles with you. This is the first one — getting pregnant with PCOS. Read More
This is on my mind because I just gave birth at the end of my longest (and healthiest) pregnancy yet. Being healthy during pregnancy means better outcomes for you and your baby — which impacts your baby’s long-term health (and, frankly, yours — pregnancy is a huge drain on your nutrient stores). In my most Read More
Image by MamaLioness Today we have a guest post by Jessica. Please welcome her. The pause was pregnant. And I…I was not. Not anymore. Even with my lack of medical training, I could clearly see that what had been my baby, a little peanut-shaped being with a flashing pinprick heartbeat, was no longer Read More
Infertility is, unfortunately, rampant in our society today. The birth rate is currently the lowest it’s been in the last century. There are a number of reasons for both, which are similar: older first-time mothers, fewer children per family, increasing rates of female dysfunction (PCOS, thyroid conditions, etc.), lowered sperm counts, financial concerns, and more.
This is the next post in the Healthy Pregnancy Series. If you haven’t been following, you can catch up on past articles by clicking the link. So far we’ve been trucking along through first-trimester issues (mostly), but today we’re going to go back and catch up on a very important part: pre-conception and conception. After all, without conception there is no pregnancy.
If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you know that we believe in quiverfull. As such, we don’t use any form of birth control, or any form of fertility enhancements (read: drugs). Such things are against our beliefs, but they are also unhealthy for everyone. Drugs that control your hormones can mess up your body’s ability to self-regulate and can cause fertility problems and other issues down the line. Fortunately, there are natural alternatives.