Mindfulness and Fertility

It’s not unusual for my clients to describe infertility as the most challenging thing they’ve ever experienced. The hardest part? The negative self-talk, second guessing and hyper-vigilance on a constant loop in your head. Here are some of the more common thoughts:I should have tried to get pregnant sooner. If only I’d started earlier…I think my […]

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What is the Best Diet for Fertility?

As a nutritionist specializing in preconception nutrition, I get this question all of the time! So, what IS the best diet for fertility? There are a few ways to answer this question. Let’s start with the answer no one wants to hear: there is no one single best diet for fertility across the board.  The answer […]

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Why does being overweight decrease fertility?

As someone who’s hoping to conceive soon, you’ve probably read or heard that weight can have an impact on fertility. You might be wondering how much of an effect weight has, and why it can be a factor that stands in your way when you’re trying to get pregnant. Does weight really matter for fertility?The short […]

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Why Diets Don’t Work for Weight Loss

When you go on a diet, you spend a whole lot of time and energy focusing on what you are and – even more importantly – aren’t going to eat.  You come up with meal plans. You shop for new foods. Learn new recipes.  Maybe you download a meal tracking app and keep close tabs on how many […]

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