Say 'Yes' to Healthy Living for Optimal Fertility
I see women inquiring all the time about specific things they can do to boost fertility or improve egg quality. Who really knows if exotic supplements or eating certain things at certain times of the month can make a difference? Maybe, maybe not.
There are however, a whole lot of healthy habits that we can agree would probably help fertility and would certainly make us feel better anyway—such as exercising regularly, sleeping more, eating healthfully and relaxing more. [Read this blog series regarding research supporting this notion.] These healthy habits are important at any age, but even more so after 40, when everything we can do to boost fertility counts.
Riding the waves of loss
My grandmother passed away this weekend, and while this was expected and we had been preparing for this occasion for months now, the wave of grief that hit me was still somehow a surprise.
Comparing egg quality programs
New Perspectives on Fertility and Aging
Book Review Part 1 - It Starts with the Egg
I come from a fairly pragmatic family, and we aren’t much for Hallmark holidays. My own mother would always tell me, “We don’t need to celebrate. After all, every day is Mothers’ Day for me.” We agreed that every day is a day to appreciate whatever it is that we have to be grateful for, and the special holidays were more about selling greeting cards and frivolous merchandise.