How To Get Pregnant Better and Faster

How To Get Pregnant Better and Faster

If you are reading this blog, then you are looking to conceive and likely have been TTC for months and years too. I remember at one of the Integrative Fertility Symposiums I chaired there was a panel discussion on integrative fertility care and the benefits of preconception care. The panel was composed of reproductive endocrinologists…

Acupuncture Increases IUI And IVF Pregnancy Rates

Acupuncture Increases IUI And IVF Pregnancy Rates

Tracy Malone ND shared her latest data soon to be published on how her integrative fertility group looked at 10 years of data of women going through IUI and IVF cycles using an integrative fertility approach The integrative care consisted of conventional fertility workups and treatments by medical doctors plus naturopathic medicine and/or acupuncture. The…

How Chinese Herbs May Improve IVF Implantation and Prevent Miscarriages

How Chinese Herbs May Improve IVF Implantation and Prevent Miscarriages

When it comes to IVF there are a few factors that we focus on to have a successful transfer and ongoing pregnancy. The embryo quality, which is dependent on the quality of the egg and sperm at the time of fertilization is one half of the equation and then uterine receptivity to allow for successful…

What PCOS Patients Are Missing When It Comes to Testing and Treatments

What PCOS Patients Are Missing When It Comes to Testing and Treatments

I talk with Dr. Mark Perloe MD, IVF consultant, and PCOS expert, about the missing diagnosis and natural treatment approaches for helping women with ovulatory disorders like PCOS, regulate their cycles and get pregnant and carry to term. Dr. Perloe will also be sharing in his integrative Fertility Symposium lecture in May 2021 for health…

What Men Need to Do Before IVF

What Men Need to Do Before IVF

I interviewed Dr. Paul Turek after he delivered his male fertility talk for the 2021 Integrative Fertility Symposium for health professionals. I thought those actually going through fertility treatments would like to hear some of the key points from his professional talk. He was generous enough with his time to create a public version for…

An Integrative Approach to Miscarriages and Implantation Failure

An Integrative Approach to Miscarriages and Implantation Failure

An integrative approach to miscarriages (recurrent pregnancy loss) and implantation failure. I had the good fortune to moderate a professional lecture for the 2021 integrative fertility symposium by Dr. Ursula Ritz, a trained MD, OBGYN, and IVF specialist, as well as trained in Chinese medicine and acupuncture. After her lecture, I asked her a few…

Unexplained Infertility, Poor Embryo Development, and Miscarriages May Be Related To This…..
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Unexplained Infertility, Poor Embryo Development, and Miscarriages May Be Related To This…..

Up to 50% of couples diagnosed with unexplained infertility, poor embryo development, and miscarriages may actually now be explainable with some new testing being offered.  Even better, there are some natural and non-invasive approaches to reverse the issues too. Check out this video by Dr. Paul Turek, reproductive urologist on our Fertility Now Channel to find out…

How Laser for Fertility Was Accidentally Discovered

How Laser for Fertility Was Accidentally Discovered

“Like most discoveries, low-level laser therapy (LLLT/photobiomodulation) forfertility was discovered by accident.  Dr. Ohshiro, a medical doctor and pain specialist in Japan, used LLLT to treatpain. He heard back from a 55-year-old menopausal woman who he had treatedfor back pain that her menses had started again. Months later, another woman inmenopause came in for back…

Guided Meditation (20 Minutes) To Elicit the Relaxation Response

Guided Meditation (20 Minutes) To Elicit the Relaxation Response

Most of my patients express an earnest desire to develop a meditation practice, but a common roadblock they share is a lack of free time. We’ve all heard the recommendation to begin a practice, but the time commitment can be overwhelming. Even so, there is a solution: consider giving yourself the gift of 20 minutes…