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

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

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

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

Butternut squash soup with pumpkin seeds in a square bowl

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

Improve Your Fertility With These Simple Daily Tasks

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This post was originally part of our 12 Days of Christmas email campaign.  Even if women say they feel depressed about their infertility, they still have lots of mental energy swirling in their heads, wondering what they can do to get to their babies. Very often the women who fill the fertility clinics are smart, successful, highly … Read more

2 New Fertile Concepts

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As I healed my own fertility, I discovered that the foods I ate, either: Made my period worse and contributed to a general sense of feeling negative, tired, wired or depressed,  OR… After eating I felt satisfied, stabilized, more energetic, and less irritable! I started calling the second group of foods “Fertile Foods” because the more I ate those foods, … Read more

How to Safely Cleanse After Thanksgiving

Whenever a patient asks me how to cleanse after Thanksgiving, I always suggest they do a gentle cleanse that can pull out synthetic hormones, toxins and sugars from holiday food and indulgences. Because most of my patients are trying to get pregnant, I recommend Phase 1 foods from The Seed Program. These particular foods are high in plant … Read more

Fertile Foods to Balance Blood Sugar: Pumpkin Cranberry Bites

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If you’re feeling overloaded on carbs and sugar from holiday meals and leftovers or are wondering, “Can I get pregnant with PCOS?”, quick –reach for these Pumpkin Cranberry Bites help to stabilize blood sugar and balance hormones. The sweet flavor and high fiber from this snack helps reduce sugar cravings, and these foods are excellent at … Read more

Why A “Healthy Diet” Isn’t Necessarily A Fertile Diet

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Ever stop to think, “I’m doing everything I can to increase my fertility and nothing is working. What gives?” With respect to eating for fertility, we first have to understand that much of the dietary guidance we’re given in America is aimed at cardiovascular health, or to assist with weight loss. We’ve been told to … Read more

A Recipe For Fertility Success

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We all know what to do when we want to lose a few pounds: Eat less and move more. I teach that there’s a similar, simple way to lose some of the mental weight that keeps you feeling emotionally heavy when you’re trying to conceive and it isn’t working as fast as you’d like, or in the way you’d hoped. … Read more

Fertile Foods to Promote Hormone Balance: Green Juice

When women are trying to get pregnant, they accumulate unopposed estrogens from various sources (hormone medications, processed foods and animal products that contain excess estrogen), which then works against their fertility. Clearing unopposed estrogens from the body helps balance the reproductive hormones and sets the stage for a healthy lining in the upcoming cycle. Inside The … Read more

4 Ways to Balance Stress and Improve Your Fertility

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With respect to evolution, our response to stress does not appear to have advanced far beyond our more primitive ancestors. Our modern nervous systems cannot differentiate whether we are being chased by a predator or racing to meet a work deadline. From your body’s standpoint, both stressors are seen as a threat to survival – … Read more