Using affirmations can be a powerful way of inviting a baby into your life. I believe that the more specific the affirmation is, the more helpful it is. One of the many things I did to help myself overcome infertility and get pregnancy successfully twice was to use affirmations. There are many ways to use affirmations. You can: Write one… View Post
Celebrating fertility at Mabon, the Autumnal Equinox
When you are trying to conceive, getting your period can make you pretty darn sad. I definitely had months during my struggles with infertility when I would be sobbing with sadness as I curled into a little ball while my husband got me Ibuprofen and a heat pack for the painful cramps. At some point I got fed up… View Post
Is it safe to dye your hair while trying to conceive? Not really. BUT there are safe, non-toxic, non-permanent hair dyes that are SAFE for fertility and pregnancy. Read all my non-toxic for fertility posts here! And, don’t think it only matters if you are ovulating or in the two week wait; the harmful chemicals in mainstream hair dyes… View Post
How Robyn changed her mindset and got happy, calm, and pregnant after infertility and loss.
How breaking her exercise addiction cured Samantha’s hypothalamic amennorrhea and helped her get pregnant!
When trying to conceive and have a healthy pregnancy, there are many choices we can make every day to increase our fertility. One of the most important is to avoid fertility-harming toxins and chemicals, such as phthalates, that are linked to infertility, pregnancy complications, and miscarriage. For my full overview of fertility-harming toxins click here! Phthalates are synthetic chemicals that… View Post
Did you know that women experiencing “infertility” report psychological distress similar to cancer patients? (Domar, 1993). And did you know that stress delays time to conceive? So basically, you are stressed, this increases infertility, which then increases stress. (Shapiro 2010) It’s a damn vicious cycle. And you know what doesn’t help? Doctors or loved ones saying, “You should relax.” Honestly,… View Post
When you want to have a baby, you want to have a baby NOW. You don’t want to wait. You’ve probably already waited long enough, now is the moment and you want it to happen. That doesn’t mean it will happen right away, but there are so many things you can do to reduce your toxic burden and increase your… View Post
If you are lucky enough to be making your baby on your own, then making your bedroom a fertility-haven should be on your priority list! If you aren’t familiar with my blog, I’m a lady who was told that my eggs were bum and we’d need donor eggs to get pregnant. But, I researched the heck out of my diagnoses… View Post
Since swapping to non-toxic skincare and makeup back in 2014, I’ve gone through many different brands. We are lucky that in 2020 there is a wide array of options for non-toxic make-up and skincare! I now use Beautycounter almost exclusively for make-up because they test for heavy metals- something other companies aren’t doing (although I hear Crunchi might be looking… View Post
This current global pandemic introduces a new kind of chaos and anxiety that most of us have never experienced in our lifetimes. It has us grappling with our deepest fears of life and death, experiencing grief at new and painful levels, and has left us completely unsure of the future. At a daily level our lives are in upheaval. Many… View Post