Stress: You Can Choose Your Response

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

TTC after 40

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

The Pill. What’s it made of?

Oral contraceptive pills are made of artificial steroids that mimic the effects of estrogen and progesterone. Some contraceptive (meaning against conception) pills only have artificial forms of progesterone in them. They are termed “mini” pills and work a little differently from those with synthetic estrogen and progesterone. ⁠⁠I mention the pill because so many of … Continue reading The Pill. What’s it made of?

Five Folate Foods

My top 5 favourite foods to ensure I get lots of Folate in my diet are Broccoli, Avocado, Asparagus, Lentils/beans and Nuts/seeds. ⁠⁠Folate (Vitamin B9) is vital for cell division for a growing embryo and helps prevent neural tube defects of the brain such as anencephaly and spina bifida. It can also help improve sperm … Continue reading Five Folate Foods