St. Gianna Beretta Molla is a Catholic Saint who is a Patron for Infertility, Fertility, Pregnant Women, and Mothers. She is one of the few catholic saints who was a mother, and she is often pictured holding one of her children. She was also a pediatrician- making her a working mother and a more modern saint. as she lived from 1922… View Post
Easter is a ready-made fertility holiday! In the Christian church, Easter is about Christ rising from the dead. But what about all those eggs? The bunnies? The sweet little chicks? The baskets flowing with fake grass? The flowers? The feast? Well it turns out that they come from ancient and traditional celebrations of spring and . . . you guessed… View Post
This is the first in a series of posts on Fertility Diet Friendly Recipes. Most of these recipes are also Keto, Whole 30, Paleo, Banting, LCHF, Auto-Immune Protocol and Clean Eating Friendly! All recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and free of all harmful and toxic ingredients. **Whole30 Note: Although this bread is compliant with the ingredients of Whole30, Whole30 requires… View Post
Updated 10/22/2019 First – If you have had a miscarriage, and that is why you have found this post, I am so sorry. I have had several losses and they are heartbreaking. Make sure to click over to my post on Emotional Healing After Miscarriage for ideas on how I managed emotionally after my losses. If you have found this… View Post
*NEW GIVEAWAY OPEN AT BOTTOM OF POST!! After years of struggling to get pregnant, and having multiple early miscarriages and chemical pregnancies, I finally received multiple infertility diagnoses (High FSH, Low AMH, Low antral follicle counts, Endometriosis, and MTHFR single mutation). Although I was only 32 at the time, the doctors said- sorry, you have bum eggs and nothing can… View Post
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