Saint Colette is a patron saint for couples who want to conceive and for pregnant women. Although for many saints it isn’t exactly clear why they became patron saints of infertility or how they are related to fertility at all- for Saint Colette it is clear. This Saint was both a miracle child herself, and performed miracles related to babies while still alive.
If you are trying to get pregnant and you aren’t drinking a fertility smoothie everyday you are missing out! First, smoothies are delicious. Second, it’s easy to pack them full of healthy greens, proteins, and fats, which are all very important to a healthy fertility diet. Finally, if you are struggling with specific types of infertility diagnosis, you can incorporate… View Post
When we got serious about trying to conceive and overcoming my multiple infertility diagnoses (High FSH, low AMH, endometriosis, MTHFR mutation, and recurrent early loss/chemicals/miscarriage), we realized that we needed to make a lot of diet and lifestyle changes! As we invested in non-toxic products, made daily smoothies with superfoods (his and hers), took supplements, and started buying organic, we… View Post
A guide to toxins in conventional hair products linked to infertility and miscarriage, and how to choose non-toxic safer shampoos, conditioners, and hair treatments.
Thanksgiving has absolutely always been one of my favorite holidays. Family coming together and eating a huge feast commemorating the bounty of the earth and collaboration between peoples- PLUS a big turkey . . . what could be wrong with that? Well, for some couples struggling with infertility (like we did), Thanksgiving can be the start of a painful holiday… View Post
Since I’ve gotten pregnant TWICE naturally after the doctors told me it was impossible, I get emails all the time from readers asking who my doctors were, who my acupuncturist was, etc. Honestly, I wish I’d seen more local practitioners so I could recommend more! But I decided I would go ahead and make a post that included first- who… View Post
When I was trying to conceive, I came across an article saying that peas were bad for fertility. I found another saying that peas caused infertility! I googled a little more and found that m-xylohydroquinone, which is a natural chemical found in peas used to be used as a contraceptive. I’m not a huge fan of peas, and they aren’t… View Post
Giveaway time!! I’ve partnered with Fairhaven Health to give away Baby-Dance paraben free water-based lubricant for fertility to 15 lucky readers! It’s so hard to find lubricants that are ACTUALLY safe for fertility, so I am so excited that this lube is on the market! Whether you have just started trying to conceive, or if you struggle with infertility, we… View Post
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*This post contains affiliate links which at no cost to you provide me with some small change to help keep this blog running! If you decide to buy something I recommend, please consider clicking through one of my links to help support this blog and my family! Thank you! When I was first trying to reduce fertility-harming toxins from our house and… View Post
(ENTER GIVEAWAY AT BOTTOM OF POST!) In the U.S. this is the week of July 4th when many of us are at the beach or lake, or just taking it easy at home. Most of us have a holiday on the 4th and it is a time to celebrate the independence of the United States of America with family and… View Post
*This post contains affiliate links which at no cost to you provide me with some small change to help keep this blog running! If you decide to buy something I recommend, please consider clicking through one of my links to help support this blog and my family! Thank you! St. Anthony of Padua is best known for being a friend of the… View Post