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Making sure you know all my tips and tricks about menstrual cramps, enhancing fertility, detecting ovulation, treating constipation, labor induction and morning sickness.  Read on and tell me what you think!

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Apr 19
2016

Creating a Peaceful Pregnancy

Concerned about the health of pregnancy? Can't turn off the stream of anxious thoughts in your head? Worried about how you will balance parenthood with all your other responsibilities? Anxious about how the birth will be? Feeling stressed and overwhelmed in your pregnancy? You're not alone and you can create a more peaceful pregnancy. This four-part group will be an opportunity to connect with other pregnant women and learn how to stay in the present moment and not get caught up ...

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Nov 04
2015

Boston Birth Professionals Networking Party

Welcome Birth Professionals! Are you a Birth Professional?  If so, I invite you to join me for an evening of networking with an amazing group of birth professionals all working in the greater Boston area.  I've been wanting to host this event for a while now and I can't wait to meet you! Where: 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 302, Cambridge, MA 02138 (my office) Tips to finding the office: My office is in the Fresh Pond Mall.  You'll want to enter the office through the door located b...

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Jun 11
2014

Turning breech babies naturally

These days I find most women want to do everything they can to increase their likelihood of having a natural labor.  Soon-to-be mothers and doctors alike are recognizing the important benefits of a vaginal birth.  But when it comes to breech babies, most women are presented with very few options and end with cesarean deliveries. I help women turn breech babies naturally so they can avoid cesarean sections all together.  In my private practice, I find a three-prong approach of combining acu...

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Mar 18
2014

Green Smoothies for Boosting Fertility

I recommend green smoothies to my fertility patients all the time!  They are an amazing way to get fertility super-foods into your daily routine and they can have a powerful impact on your fertility. Want to know how to master Green Fertility Smoothies, click here FertilityGreenSmoothie....

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Nov 11
2013

Is Stress Managing You?

Ugh, stress.  I think many of us have gotten to the point in our lives where we fell like stress is an unavoidable, maybe even out of control, force in our lives.  While stress maybe unavoidable, it doesn’t have to feel out of control, we can tame the beast.  What I’m saying is, we don’t have to accept stress as a lifestyle and more over, we can’t afford to...not even for one more minute. I learned this lesson in my twenties from Vivian, an ex-nun who left the convent at age 55 to ...

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Apr 06
2013

12 Symptoms of Gluten Intolerance

Wheat Gluten, The Culprit for So Many Ills Pauli Halstead, author, Primal Cuisine, Cooking for The Paleo Diet (a gluten-free cookbook) Just imagine if the Surgeon General’s warning on a loaf of bread stated: Wheat consumption, in all forms, poses potentially serious threats to health. If you haven’t read the New York Times, bestselling book, Wheat Belly, by cardiologist William Davis, MD, now is the time. Wheat is such an in-grained part of our American diet that it seems essential to ou...

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Mar 19
2013

Clean House – Get rid of toxic chemicals, including pesticides to help get ready for conception

When I say “Clean house”, what I mean is remove dangerous toxic chemicals from your home and your body.  We are bombarded with toxic-chemicals everyday.  Many of them  are considered endocrine disruptors, which means they actually mimic hormones naturally found in your body.  Exposure to endocrine disruptors disturbs both Estrogens, female hormones and Androgens, male hormones, leaving the body confused, overwhelmed and out of balance. There is no way we can avoid everything that cont...

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Mar 19
2013

Stop drinking coffee, soda & alcohol to help get ready for conception

One of the biggest steps toward improving your health and preparing for conception is to stop drinking coffee, soda & alcohol. I know this kinda sucks, but when I say stop drinking coffee, soda and alcohol, I mean completely stop, as in zip, zero, zilch.  That doesn't mean you can't get pregnant if you continue to have some coffee, soda or alcohol, but it does mean that eliminating these drinks helps optimize your health and maximize your chances of getting pregnant. You really want t...

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Mar 19
2013

Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies – What you AND your partner need to do now!

I see women (and couples) make one mistake over and over again.  They focus all of their attention on getting pregnant but forget about the bigger picture...healthy pregnancies and most importantly healthy babies. I’ve see patients: Crash diets before IVF Quit drinking coffee/alcohol during their Luteal Phase (second half of cycle) only to start again if they don’t get pregnant Fail to commit to a regular treatment protocol Why isn’t this a good idea? Because you ...

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Mar 19
2013

Acupuncture can help you get pregnant!

Have you wondered if acupuncture can help you get pregnant? Well, there are more and more research studies saying it can.  The only problem is, neither patients nor the OB/GYN's or RE's seem to know how? Here's what Acupuncturists and Chinese Herbalists can use Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques to (American Society for Reproductive Medicine): Improve ovarian response - better egg production Increase ovarian and uterine blood flow - better ovarian response Help prepare the ut...

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Feb 07
2013

Improving Male Fertility Naturally – Why it’s so important when trying to get pregnant

Why is it important to pay attention to Male Fertility?  Because it improves your chances of getting pregnant, having healthy pregnancies and healthy babies! Because sperm counts are in decline.  Because, Artificial Reproductive Technologies are expensive, time consuming and emotionally trying.  Because enhancing male fertility is just as important on enhancing female fertility. And because couples want healthy pregnancies, healthy labors and most of all, healthy babies.  When couples are...

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Jan 29
2013

How can you get pregnant? Track Cervical Mucus to Recognize Ovulation

Have you been trying to figure out how you can get pregnant? Well, it's all about looking for the signs of ovulation and  getting the timing right!  The more accurately you can predict when you are ovulating, the better your chances are of getting pregnant.  The thing is, predicting ovulation isn't always easy.  I recommend tracking your cervical mucus to help pinpoint the day you ovulate. Tracking your cervical mucus is an excellent way to predict and track ovulation in order in incr...

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