How to Reframe the Stress of Infertility

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Infertility presents women and their partners with various stresses constantly — yet, knowing how to reframe those stresses makes a tremendous difference, not only in your outcome, but also in how you get beyond this challenging time in life. Consider the following 10 scenarios and their matching reframes. Think if you’ve been in a similar scenario yourself before, … Read more

How to Improve Egg Quality Naturally – What Your Egg Cells Need

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Learning how to improve egg quality naturally can be as easy as applying a metaphor to your fertility journey: Just like seeds in soil, your egg cells have an innate wisdom. The passive egg cell asserts herself simply by being patient. She waits for the most optimal conditions before being released from the follicle, because … Read more

Picture This: 3 New Roles to Embody when Trying to Conceive with Infertility

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When you’re trying to conceive with infertility, appointments, lab tests, procedures, and hormone injections require so much energy and commitment, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the process. That’s why one of our favorite tools at The Seed Program is the practice of envisioning yourself in one of 3 new roles based on where you … Read more

How to Heal Infertility: Understanding the 4 Phases of Your Menstrual Cycle

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It’s vital when learning how to heal infertility that you understand what’s happening in your body during each week of a typical menstrual cycle – even if (and especially if) you’re doing IVF, or are having trouble ovulating. Knowing what’s “optimal,” how your cycle works, and having tools to work with along the fertility journey is … Read more

How to Find More Joy and Feel Less Like a Failure, Especially at the Holidays

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Winter holidays are all about peace and joy, right? If you’re trying to get pregnant and it’s not happening, so much social focus on the JOY this season brings can begin to feel like repeated little jabs. If you’re not constantly meditating and perspectivizing, you’re likely to slip into feeling angry, frustrated and even mad at the women around you who … Read more

Using Meditation to Improve Your Fertility

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Women trying to conceive have a lot of nervous energy, making the thought of sitting still seem unnerving. Even when stillness is exactly what’s needed, it can be hard to find the time or willpower to disengage from the world of fertility chatrooms and social media, to go within and align with your “higher self.” That’s … Read more

5 Tips to Make Your IVF a Success

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If you’re looking for IVF success tips, you’ve come to the right place. Not only do we teach how to improve your IVF in The Seed Fertility Program Masterclass (click here for more info), but Seed founder Danica Thornberry, L.Ac. has years of experience working with women and doctors regularly to ensure a patient’s IVF … Read more

A Story of Courage and Inspiration as we Approach Mother’s Day

Like so many couples, Laura and her husband started trying to conceive after they had been married for several years, waiting until they had a nice home and time together as a married couple before introducing a baby into the picture. Laura was diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve and a fibroid at age 43, and in an … Read more

33 Stories to Keep You Inspired On Your Path to Baby

Stick it to me, baby! Book by Danica Thornberry

All too often we withhold our stories of what has happened in our lives — out of shame or fear that we will be misunderstood or judged. This is especially true in the infertile community. This growing population of women and couples grieve in solitude, and keep their struggle to conceive a very private matter. … Read more

This Will Change The Way You Think About Your Fertility

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When you want to learn something new or do something you’ve never done before, you open your mind to learning all you can. You buy books, you take classes, and you seek out experts who can help you reach your goal. Let’s face it. Many of you may have met your partner after delving into personal-discovery … Read more

For When You’re Ready to Feel Better…

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Yesterday on Facebook, Resolve asked their followers to “describe infertility in 2 words.” Comments revealed what anyone dealing with infertility knows first hand – that infertility is a: Faith testing, Emotional rollercoaster; An invisible Wound But also: Life changing, A disguised blessing; Worth it ******* Being able to reframe infertility into an opportunity for healing and greater self-awareness before … Read more

3 Tips to Increase Male Fertility

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When we compare what couples go through to have a baby or to create IVF success, it’s tempting to think that his contribution is less significant. After all, he’s just “giving a sample,” right? Well, yes and no. Sure, it’s easier to evaluate sperm quality than it is to test eggs. Men have far more gametes than we do and he’ll continue replenishing his supply … Read more

Fertile Foods Recipe: Green Soup

Cleansing Green Soup

This is a cleansing, alkalizing (inflammation-reducing)  soup that removes unopposed estrogen from the tissues and supports weight loss. 1-4 Servings, depending on amount of greens used — Approximately 98 calories per serving when using vegetable broth; 15 calories per serving when using water Ingredients: Equal parts of the following, chopped: Green beans Zucchini Celery Asparagus Vegetable … Read more

Fertile Foods Recipe: Savory Squash Soup

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This soothing, warm, pureed soup helps prevent cramping and miscarriage by promoting a healthy uterine lining. The mixture of Vitamin E, potassium, and B Vitamins (such as folate, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6), and are a winning combination to form the membrane of cells, and particularly placental cells! For these reasons, this soup is best … Read more