Acceptance. Preparation. Intuition. Resilience. Fear. These are all addressed in Megan Hine‘s new book Mind of a Survivorand she talks about how to apply them in the context of a real survival scenario but more importantly, your day to day life. No shock that these are things a couple trying to conceive also face… In this post, I’ll review Megan Hine’s book.
Infertility and Stress are an interesting combination – Western Medicine says there’s no real evidence to say they co-exist, but for anyone struggling with conceiving, this is a no brainer. Trying to conceive and not “succeeding” is terribly difficult, so how do you deal?
Q: Should my husband go to a preconception appointment? A: YES!!
Infertility is a issue that concerns you, your partner and your relationship. Taking 50/50 responsibility is a smart move, starting with getting fertility tests done to check your hormones as well as his. Chinese Medicine agrees, men should do their part and attend their own preconception appointment for extra fertility support.
This year I started out feeling a little flat and unmotivated. Almost an anti-dote to the New Year excitement “we SHOULD” be feeling. Was it overhwelm or pressure? Here’s what I did that changed the way I think, my habits and my space for the better, and definitely made me happier.
The modern world asks a LOT of women. Past generations didn’t have to deal with this choice and now millions of women everywhere are challenged by this all the time. Let’s look at some of the issues facing women leading up to leaving their job for Maternity Leave.
Couples struggling with falling Pregnant often go through a silent experience. Often you’re trying to conceive but no-one knows from the outside, only your private conversations with your partner bring up the issues around not falling Pregnant or the stress of the hurdles along the way. You may search online to get support or advice from specific forums & chat rooms. It’s not professional advice, but you think at least someone here can sympathise with the heartache, frustration & tears. You hear from Women and men who share their experiences and disappointments of failed IVF cycles, or grief of a miscarriage or even the joy of success. One of the questions that often comes up in conversation is “Did Acupuncture help you get Pregnant?”
You may have heard on the grapevine about IVF Acupuncture and you’re thinking, “What is IVF Acupuncture?”.
More couples are turning to IVF to help them get pregnant. Our society has produced women that are independent and highly capable of having successful careers in their 20’s and 30’s. Once the focus shifts to settling down and starting a family, many women are finding they have left it late to conceive naturally with success.
If they enlist the help of a fertility specialist and IVF, ICSI or other Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART’s) did you know that Acupuncture can help you get even further with IVF?
Those trying IVF, may be looking for anything and everything they can be doing to get the most out of each IVF cycle. Depending on if you’ve used Google or word of mouth as your resource when looking into what else can help your cause, you may have come across Acupuncture and those that say yay or nay to it. In this post we discuss a big question on people’s minds when doing IVF. “Can Acupuncture hurt IVF?