February 8, 2023
DUTCH Hormone Test – Everything You Need to Know
A big topic of debate in my work with women's health and hormones is hormone testing.
A lot of women are confused about when and how to test their hormones, and many doctors are too. It is very common for women to suffer from hormone imbalances that often remain undiagnosed and untreated.
But this is where The Dutch test comes in... It's called the gold standard of hormone testing for a reason
December 21, 2022
Why the RDA Isn’t The Right Benchmark For Prenatal Nutrition
Optimal nutrition is vital when you’re TTC but what actually counts as optimal? If you’re relying on the Recommended Daily Amounts (RDAs) of nutrients as your benchmark, I highly recommend rethinking this.
August 30, 2022
When an IVF Cycle Isn’t successful
No matter how many times you’ve been through an IVF cycle, knowing it has failed is devastating. So often, we tell ourselves that the cycle will work, and we get ready for a positive outcome when we test.
But if it doesn’t work, where do you turn and what do you do next? If you’ve pinned all your hopes on IVF, it can feel as though every door is now closed to you
August 8, 2022
Should IVF Be Your First Option?
There’s a lot of talk in the health and fertility space around IVF and that it shouldn’t be the first option you turn to on your fertility journey.
I really dislike this stance, especially because it leads to a huge amount of judgement on women who choose the IVF route. I believe in choosing the best path for YOU and if that’s IVF, there should be no judgement around it. As long as you’re fully aware of the options available to you and the advice and support that is out there,
But that said, IVF isn’t the right choice for everyone and it’s definitely a decision you’ll need to weigh up and do what’s right for you.
June 23, 2022
Why a Vegetarian Diet Isn’t Great For Fertility
Did you know that a vegetarian diet can mean that you miss out on key nutrients that can boost fertility? These same nutrients can also support a healthy pregnancy and nourish you and your baby before and after birth.
May 19, 2022
Why Age Isn’t Everything When It Comes to Fertility
We’re often led to believe that age is the deciding factor in determining egg quality but this is a huge myth. Age has a role to play but it’s not everything. Although fertility does decline with age, it’s not the case that fertility falls off a cliff once you’re 35. You actually have more control than you may think.
March 10, 2022
What the Hair Tissue Mineral Test Can Tell You About Your Fertility
An HTMA test is my favourite functional test to do for my clients because it can tell us so much about what’s happening in your body and how this may be impacting your chances of getting pregnant.
February 7, 2022
Why It’s So Important To Prepare For Conception
In an ideal world, conception would happen quickly and easily with no preparation needed. But when you’re finding it difficult to conceive you’ll know just how many things need to come together for a successful pregnancy to occur. If anything is off-balance as you prepare to conceive, it can affect your chances of success.