fertility

Acupuncture During Pregnancy: Mom-to-Be's Best Friend

Acupuncture During Pregnancy: Mom-to-Be's Best Friend

As soon as they find our their pregnant many of my patients and friends ask “What can acupuncture do for me during pregnancy?”

Pregnancy and even preconception are such great opportunities to cultivate a healthy lifestyle in anticipation and preparation of the arrival of your new baby. 

To support their efforts and to promote optimal health for you and baby, acupuncture offers an effective and safe solution.  Most women will experience some undesirable symptoms associated with pregnancy, whether it be morning sickness, sciatica, or constipation, just to name a few.  My patients love knowing that they can find relief from their symptoms in a way that is not only effective, but safe for her and her baby.  

 

Why Your Fertility Tracker App May Be Inaccurate

I am a woman, but I am also a scientist, which means I love anything that can help make my life as a woman easier, but I want to be sure the data it is accurate and reproducible. Therefore I’ve been doing an experiment recently to compare the effectiveness and predictive ability of several fertility tracker methods, including Basal Body Temperature charting (I’ll explain this in more detail below) and several common apps. 

Time to Rethink the Birth Control Pill?

Time to Rethink the Birth Control Pill?

Are you on Birth Control Pills (BCPs)?  It’s more than likely you are since they are given out like skittles for whatever ails a woman.  Menstrual cramps? PMS symptoms? acne? contraception? We’ve got the pill for that!  That should be red flag #1.  A pill for everything?  If you are experiencing PMS symptoms, menstrual cramps or acne, it is an indication that the endocrine system needs recalibration, not suppression.

Castor Oil Packs to Help You Get Pregnant, Ease Menstrual Cramps, and Detox Stress

Castor Oil Packs to Help You Get Pregnant, Ease Menstrual Cramps, and Detox Stress

Castor Oil Packs are a great tool to help naturally promote reproductive health.  I recommend them for a variety of gynecological conditions including fertility, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, fibroids, hormone balance. Find out how and when to use them to get pregnant faster, ease menstrual cramps, and detox stress.