When charting it really helps when your man gives his support. Here are 5 Tips to Get Him Involved:1. Put your paper chart where he can see it or set a reminder to share your electronic chart. 2. At the end of each cycle, identify your Peak Day together. 3. If using a paper chart, … Continue reading How He Can Support You
I love my friends and I love their kids, and some of them are my God children so I have watched them grow up over the years and am very fond of them. Coming from a place of infertility and baby loss my friends have been a wonderful comfort to me. They don't know exactly … Continue reading Zoom Tears
Did you know that dieting could potentially affect your fertility and cycle regularity by impacting the function of your hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis in the brain? So my tip for you today is to think about enjoying more nutrient dense foods rather than going on a strict diet that you don't enjoy and … Continue reading Do you need to Diet?
To be human means you were created to love and be loved. How many people really understand what authentic human love is? It’s not usually in soppy rom-coms, and it definitely is not what is meant when people say they love their car, shoes or pet (as much as I feel I love my hamster … Continue reading Love and Be Loved
How do you respond to stress? Do you tend to respond badly? The good news is you CAN turn this around! You always have a choice. Similar to how Eleanor Roosevelt said, “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”, your emotions can not stress you out unless you open the door and … Continue reading Stress: You Can Choose Your Response
If like me you have a wish for a child when 40 or older, it is important to keep calm, chart on and consult a fertility doctor who has specific training on cycle charting methods (such as a NaProTechnology Consultant). Many, many women conceive naturally even while they are approaching menopause. I often hear of … Continue reading TTC after 40
Have you found your feelings being triggered by posts on Facebook or Instagram? So often when I'm scrolling through my newsfeed I can come across some picture or news from a friend about their baby that hits me so hard in the heart. I can be having a good day but this report about their … Continue reading It’s ok to Unfollow Friends
When us women are born, within our ovaries, we already have about 400,000 immature eggs. During our reproductive lives, only about 400-450 will fully mature and be released during ovulation. Wow!! aren't our bodies amazing!?
An Unexpected Benefit of Cycle Charting is that it puts you on the path to greater self-love through greater self-knowledge. If you’ve struggled to feel comfortable in your own skin, grappled with your appearance as a woman, or felt inadequate in other ways - you are not alone! Women have a long-standing history of self-loathing, … Continue reading Self Love
Folate, or its synthetic form, folic acid, is a well-known nutrient in prenatal vitamins that all women who are trying to conceive should be taking. Choline is necessary in prenatal supplements for the SAME reason folate is - prevention of neural tube defects. So how do you get choline in your diet?Well, eggs are a … Continue reading Choline…why do we need it?