This is the magical phase of a cycle where an egg is released from the ovary and if present, sperm will penetrate the egg to create an embryo. All of this happens in or around the Ovaries and fallopian tubes, not within the uterus.
The Hormone-Friendly B Vitamin 70-90% Of Us Are Deficient In
There are 4 phases of a menstrual cycle and each phase fulfills a different purpose supporting your fertility. Each of these phases offers an opportunity to help boost and improve fertility while increasing your chances of conceiving. The four phases of your cycle are:
"Even though a human being is part of the whole, most human beings experience themselves, their thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest. This is what Einstein called “a kind of optical delusion of consciousness” in which most human beings live." (Einstein, 1950, from Siegel, 2010, p. 255)
“Will it really make a difference if I stop eating soy?“
“Really, not even just one cup a day of coffee? What if I do half-caf? What if I use creamer instead of milk?”
“I only smoke when I'm stressed.”
“My sister-in-law eats terribly and her husband drinks a ton and they get pregnant easily. Why do I have to quit everything fun?”
Every time I see a new patient I recommend a handful of supplements. I’ve been doing this routinely for so long now that I have stopped thinking about the “why”. And that’s what I like so much about new patients; they ask the questions that remind me to remember why I recommend things. Here’s the Cole’s notes on why I recommend coenzyme Q10, vitamin D3 and Fish oils.
When you have tried to conceive for a year and you find that all of your hormone levels are normal; when you have an ultrasound, pelvic exam, blood work, pap and semen analysis; when you have tested for ovulation and timed your intercourse appropriately, and yet still have not fallen pregnant, that is unexplained infertility, and it is the most frustrating diagnosis of all. Most couples feel they have done everything right and cannot understand why their bodies are not co-operating. They feel betrayed, heart-broken, and alone.