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Jan 22
2019

My fertility journey

I never imagined it would be as hard as it was to get pregnant.   I knew I was older — 38 when we started trying. And I knew I had endometriosis. I also knew that infertility was real because I’d been supporting women struggling to conceive as an acupuncturist for many years...   But I did not think it would happen to me. My fertility journey was the biggest roller coaster ride of my life — moments of optimism and excitement would nosedive into frustration, anger, ...

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Feb 20
2018

Nutrition, the piece of the puzzle almost every fertility clinic is missing

Nutrition, the piece of the puzzle almost every fertility clinic is missing I am so very grateful for our local fertility clinics and the amazing reproductive endocrinologists we have in the Boston area.  Without their incredible technology, science and expertise, my wife and I would never have been able to conceive. The same is true for many other women.  It's truly a miracle what science can achieve. With that said, I strongly believe that fertility clinics and most reproductive endocrin...

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Nov 30
2017

BBT Charting & Menstrual Tracking: A Window into your Menstrual Cycle

When I first learned about BBT (Basal Body Temperature) charts I thought they were a huge waste of time. Luckily, it didn’t take long for me to understand the value they provide us about our health and therefore, fertile potential. Combine the information you glean from charting with the details of your menstrual cycle (menstrual tracking) and you will truly have a wealth of information about your personal hormonal health. I’ve spent years using BBT charting and menstrual tracking to first, ...

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Nov 30
2017

Using Chinese Herbal Medicine to Regulate Menstrual Cycles

If you know me at all, you know that I am a huge believer in the power of BBT Charts and tracking your menstrual cycle.  In my post, BBT Charting & Tracking: A Window into your Menstrual Cycle, I explain everything we can learn from charting and tracking your menstrual cycle and how your findings impact your ability to get pregnant.  Today, I want to tell you what I do everyday in my practice to help women improve their charts in order to optimize their chances of conceiving. Though die...

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