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PCOS – How to boost your chance of ovulation and conception

Apr 17, 2014

Not having a period sounds great, until you’re trying to have a baby, then suddenly you find yourself praying for your monthly flow, anything to show that your are ovulating and can conceive.

So what do you do if you’re not regular, or not ovulating at all?  What if the medication you’re taking to ovulate isn’t working?

What do Cookies and IVF Have in Common

Apr 17, 2014

I have a philosophy about cookies.

How Do the Seasons Change a Mans Fertility ?

Apr 16, 2014

Sperm motility, concentration and morphology are always changing !  not only with age but even during the seasons.

Preparing for postpartum

Apr 09, 2014

There is so much emphasis on childbirth that women (as well as friends and family) forget that what happens after the birth is just as important for the wellbeing of mom.

One Small Positive Thought In The Morning

Apr 07, 2014

This morning, I was greeted in my inbox by an email from a patient that made me smile. I was reminded of the saying: “one small positive thought in the morning can change your entire day.” Today I am grateful to this patient for sharing her positive story with me. It is a true testament of the ability of dietary changes to greatly affect physical and emotional health.

Stress and its Effects on Pregnancy Rates

Apr 04, 2014

It’s the classic marriage scene: He says “Honey, let’s make love so we can relax”. She says “Let’s relax so we can make love!” Either way, there’s no denying the message: stress has a profound impact on our relationships and our intimate lives. It’s a mood-killer. As it turn out, it’s also a fertility-killer.

One Thing That Can Decrease Your Chances of Conceiving by 29 Percent Every Month !

Mar 28, 2014

One of the most common suggestions to couples trying to conceive is "just don't get stressed about it and it will happen".  Such simple advice that is so difficult to implement !!   Few things are more frustrating to hear when couples are trying everything to get pregnant.

How Would You Like to Die of Old Age? Well, Here's How!

Mar 27, 2014

It turns out that giving gratitude is actually more satisfying than receiving it, according to some recent research; in fact, connecting with others and cultivatin

A Gentle 10-Day Staycation Detox

Mar 27, 2014

Spring is in the air! And so is spring detox season. Speaking with patients this past week, I’ve been reminded that ‘detox’ or ‘cleansing’ can involve many different things, depending on who you ask. I wanted to write a blog post for those people who’d like to do a very gentle, supportive, spring detox that wouldn’t require medical supervision.

Induction rates soaring, along with concerns over it’s safety.

Mar 26, 2014

A new article in the Vancouver Sun on Monday highlighted the growing concerns around our soaring induction rates and the dangers associated with doing unnecessary inductions.