You might be thinking “well if I am born with all the eggs I have, it doesn’t seem that there is much that I can do about them at this point??” While we can’t make more eggs, it turns out that there may be some things you can do to make them healthier and improve their function as they grow and set the genetic blueprint for that egg moving forward. That 100 day period of maturation (about 3 cycles) when the eggs are activated from hibernation may offer a window of opportunity.
We had the pleasure of speaking at the local Resolve Fertility Support Group meeting this month at Vios Fertility Clinic on incorporating acupuncture into an IVF or IUI treatment plan. Have you considered attending a meeting or maybe didn't even know that they existed?
Welcome to the first installment of Spilling the Milk, Orchid's 3-part series on breastfeeding. We honor and acknowledge everyone’s journey and know that each experience is so different (as is evident with our own stories!) Through these stories, it is our intent to not only share our individual journeys, but also to continue the conversation in highlighting the inherent diversity in others' experiences with breastfeeding.
We often get questions about prenatal vitamins: What should I be looking for? Is it ok to just use Target or Costco prenatal? Can’t I just get nutrients from my food? Here are a few things to consider…