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Podcast S03 Ep12: (Season Finale) 9 Ways To Stay Positive and Stay Sane During the Two-Week-Wait

Podcast S03 Ep12: (Season Finale) 9 Ways To Stay Positive and Stay Sane During the Two-Week-Wait

Listen: How To Get Healthy & Get Pregnant Podcast Ahhhhh, yes, the Two-Week-Wait, or 2WW… The Two-Week-Wait is the time between ovulation and when you test for pregnancy.   You’ve done everything you could up until this point.   You tracked ovulation and you did the baby dance and now….you wait.   You find yourself “symptom checking.” Ohhhh, is that an implantation cramp? Do I feel slight nausea? Did my boobs get bigger? You also can’t help it but hop onto fertility blogs and forums to see if anyone else out there is feeling the same way. Does any of this

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Podcast S03 E11: Answering “Why Was It So Easy For Her, but Not For Me?”

Podcast S03 E11: Answering “Why Was It So Easy For Her, but Not For Me?”

Listen: How To Get Healthy & Get Pregnant Podcast I received a personal message yesterday after a long day at work.  And it’s my favorite type of message – a pregnancy success story. One of my listeners wanted to let me know that she has been following me for a few months and she incorporated my diet advice as part her daily routine.  She is now pregnant and planning her gender reveal party. It was so amazing to receive this message.  First, she took the time out of her day to write me a note, and secondly, I’m so happy that

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Podcast S03 E10: Your Blueprint To A Pain-Free Period With Jocey Rodriguez

Podcast S03 E10: Your Blueprint To A Pain-Free Period With Jocey Rodriguez

Listen: How To Get Healthy & Get Pregnant Podcast If you’ve been listening to my podcast for a while, you most likely have heard the period series where I talked about how to know if your cycle is fertile.  And one of the ways to gauge whether or not your cycle is fertile is the pain level of your period.   In a nutshell, if your period is super painful that means the energy and the blood are both really stuck.  And when that happens, the uterus is not an ideal environment for implantation.   Today, I’ve asked Jocey from the

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Western Medicine Vs Chinese Medicine

Western Medicine Vs Chinese Medicine

A couple of weeks ago I was at a wedding and saw at the reception that my friend Cathy wasn’t eating anything. I asked her about it, and she said after years of searching for answers, she finally got diagnosed with celiac disease. She has to eat before going to any parties or social gatherings because she can’t tolerate any gluten. I totally feel her pain. Suffering from severe food allergies can definitely kill your social life, and sucks the enjoyment out of eating, although having adopted a mostly paleo lifestyle, I must say that eating healthy can definitely be

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Do You Have SMART Goals?

Do You Have SMART Goals?

One of the most common mistakes a lot of women make on the TTC journey has nothing to do with diet, lifestyle or timing of intercourse. It has to do how you set your goals. This might come as a shock — maybe you’re thinking, What?! Who doesn’t know how to set goals? Let me explain further. One of the questions I often ask my patients when they start treatment with me is, “What’s your goal?” Most of the answers are, “I’m here because I want to get pregnant.” Or, “I want to be pregnant by October, or whatever date.”

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