We all know that sleep plays a huge role in our lives, affecting our mood, outlook and health. Getting a good night’s sleep helps refresh and restore our organ systems and also helps us regulate important hormones in our body. In this piece, Caitlin Townsend shares more about why sleep matters when it comes to your fertility.
While the fertility community can be a supportive place, it can also be filled with toxic messages that we subconsciously internalize, “Be positive!” “Try harder. “Don’t jinx it!” Nicole Lange, founder of The Baby You Want and acupuncturist at Life Healing Life, shares her thoughts on the dysfunctional parts of fertility culture and how we can turn them around.
Certified life coach, health coach, podcast host and author, Sarah Clark shares her story of navigating a Premature Ovarian Failure diagnosis and pursuing donor eggs to build her family. Read on to see what she says she wishes she’d known after receiving her Premature Ovarian Failure diagnosis and why she’s dedicated her career to helping the TTC community.
As a nutritionist with “unexplained infertility,” Michelle Strong was determined to figure out the cause of her issues and what she could do to fix the problem. Today, Michelle works for her own company, MyMindBodyBaby, and she’s sharing five of her favorite fertility-friendly foods to integrate into your diet while you try to conceive.
Going through infertility is the 4th most traumatic life event a woman can experience. So if you’re struggling to relax, that’s understandable. There’s no shortage of self-care ideas out there, but one of our favorite resources for reconnecting with your body is the library of curated, fertility-specific meditations by Circle + Bloom.