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

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

The Future of Fertility Is Integrative

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This weekend I had the honor of presenting my experience of Fertility Success Achieved, both personally and professionally, to a community of medical professionals at Yo San University’s Reproductive Medicine Symposium. The overall message of the day from the 11 speakers was that patient outcomes improve drastically through the integration of Eastern + Western medicine. … Read more

The Seed Program Celebrates 8 Years of Successful Pregnancies

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That’s me, pregnant and teaching The Seed Program as a live workshop, inside the lobby of California Fertility Partners in Los Angeles eight years ago. Given my successful track record of helping infertile patients, the doctors at CFP agreed to have me teach a class describing how I assisted in the successful pregnancies for over 1,000 patients and subsequently optimized my own formerly-infertile … 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

My views aren’t very popular, however… they often lead women to their babies

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Over the past 17 years, I’ve sat in front of countless crying, discouraged, fearful, grieving women. All of which managed to find their way to my acupuncture office in hopes that the right combination of needles and herbs would help them become pregnant. They didn’t know I would challenge them to become better versions of … 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

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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

12 Fertility Insights From The Seed Program

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Insights are new thoughts for you to ponder as you continue going deeper into the spiritual aspect of your baby making journey. There’s truth to each of these insights, and the degree to which you resonate with each one gives an idea of how you might be viewing this time in your life — and if you’re doing so with relative … Read more

11 Fertile Mantras

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One of the biggest ways that The Seed Program has helped its users is by teaching them how to use the Fertile Thoughts, because it’s really different than simply telling yourself not to be negative. Incorporating the Fertile Thoughts into your life works best when you have a fertile mantra to focus on, and ideally you repeat it … Read more