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Thyroid Health and Fertility- just the tip of the iceberg

Uncategorized Apr 08, 2019

Wow! It's hard to fit all the information about thyroid and fertility in to one neat little blog.  So, I'm not going to try to! ;-)
Thyroid health is a common topic in clinic with my fertility (and general health) clients. Not because everyone has Hashimoto's or Grave's but because I see often see people where a less than optimal thyroid function could a factor in their fertility/health picture.

Generally, if a person has thyroid disease they are generally aware of it, because their Doctor has already diagnosed it. Or their symptoms are so bad that they are being investigated. What I often see in clinic are the people who have a few symptoms, tests that don't quite look "right" or tests that fall within normal but not optimal along with the combination of temperature charts that don't fall within my ideal temperature ranges.

In this video I begin to explore thyroid health and as always 3 steps that you can begin to follow if you're curious about how thyroid might be impacting...

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Does IVF "fit" with your lifestyle?


If the global Wellness Economy is valued at $4.2 trillion, it tells me that there are are a lot of people interested in their health, nutrition, well-being, fitness etc. It's no wonder that many people say to me in clinic that they're not sure if doing IVF "fits" with their lifestyle. They don't know if they want to take synthetic hormones during an IVF cycle or they don't want to take drugs to stimulate their ovaries. They don't even take a panadol unless really necessary and not sure if this is what they want to do to have a baby or not?
My experience is a little unique in that I work with people struggling with this all of the time and I myself had to work through it when faced with our own fertility issues.
In this video I share with you more about what I hear people saying about their thoughts and concerns about doing IVF as well as what I worked through. 
Then I explain my 3 steps to help you feel confident in your decision, because ultimately that's what you want. If you...

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Endometriosis and fertility


It's Endometriosis Awareness Month and no better time to share info about Endo.
Endo is impacting the lives of 176 million women worldwide and is taking on overage 7-10 years to diagnose. Unfortunately, often not until years after a couple has been trying to conceive.

Let's dig into endo. What is it and what do we know are contributing factors? And more importantly, what 3 steps can you begin to work on, whether you're trying to conceive or not.

If you are trying to conceive and wanting to feel confident that you're doing all that you can to help increase your chances then download my Fertility Confidence checklist visit

or to join my Fertility community on Facebook please click here

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