Featured Blog Posts

Book Event: Catalogue Baby

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May 8, 2021 by Dr. Alda Ngo
Dr. Alda Ngo is honoured to be invited to moderate a Virtual Book Event on Thursday, May 20th at 6pm MT. Audreys Bookstore is hosting a book event with author, Myriam Steinberg, who has just published her deeply moving tragicomic graphic memoir, Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of (In)fertility, about a single woman’s efforts to conceive in her forties. ... Read more »

WFH on Real Talk with Ryan Jespersen!

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April 21, 2021 by Dr. Alda Ngo
Dr. Alda Ngo had the pleasure of joining a roundtable on Real Talk With Ryan Jespersen, one of Canada’s most popular live talk show/ podcasts. Dr. Alda was joined by 3 other people intimate with the infertility journey, Ryan Jespersen himself sharing about his own experience. A wonderful and meaningful conversation on infertility from the... Read more »

Alda’s story

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April 18, 2021 by Dr. Alda Ngo
As I witness so many brave people share their stories, in honour of CIAW & helping to normalize the conversation around infertility, I will take the opportunity to share my own story. I am #1in6 I’ve been working in fertility health since 2007 & for a good 7 plus years of this time, I found... Read more »

Fertility: Nourishing the Soil & Planting Seeds

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April 14, 2021 by Kelsey Shaw
Planting Seeds I am so excited to be getting a head start on my garden this year. I’ve started planting my seedlings indoors. Am I the only one who gets extremely excited seeing tiny little leaves poking through the soil?! When I look at the steps I’ve taken to help nurture and grow these seeds... Read more »

Self-Care Abdominal Massage For Fertility

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April 10, 2021 by Mykayla Sorensen
“I am feeling stressed, worried, and anxious… I know I need to relax, but I just don’t even know where to start anymore.”  Does this feel like a familiar sentiment? The stress of trying to conceive can be high under normal circumstances, but add on what has been happening in our world the last year... Read more »

How to Support Fertility With Sleep

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April 7, 2021 by Christina Pistotnik
According to the APA (American Psychological Association) it is best to get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. When people are not getting the appropriate amount or quality of sleep, their stress increases.  A nationwide cohort study out of Taiwan found that people who suffer from insomnia were almost four times more likely to struggle... Read more »

Dr. Alda Ngo on She Found Motherhood Podcast: Mindfulness for Fertility & Pregnancy Loss

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April 4, 2021 by Dr. Alda Ngo
I had the honour and pleasure of chatting with Dr. Sarah from She Found Motherhood about our Mindfulness for Fertility & Pregnancy Loss programs. Dr Sarah is an inspiring family, maternity and addiction physician based out of Victoria, BC. We chatted about the ins and outs of becoming parents as healthcare professionals, and how this... Read more »

Canadian Infertility Awareness: Infertility During A Pandemic

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April 1, 2021 by Dr. Alda Ngo
April 18 – 24 is Canadian Infertility Awareness Week. Roughly 1 in 6 who are trying to conceive in Canada experience infertility & this number has doubled since the 1980’s. Research shows that the psychological symptoms associated with infertility are similar to those associated with other serious medical conditions like heart disease, cancer and HIV.... Read more »

Erectile Dysfunction: A Functional Approach

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February 25, 2021 by Catherine Woodlock
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects a startling amount of people, and has been for hundreds of years. 10% of people under the age of 40 experience ED, and by the time they are 70 years old, 60% will experience ED. This is incredibly common, and not an easy situation to deal with. Yet there are so... Read more »

Featured Events

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

Virtual Book Launch: Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of (In)fertility

Thursday, May 20 6pm MT Audreys Bookstore is hosting a book event with author, Myriam Steinberg, who has just published her deeply moving tragicomic graphic memoir, Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of (In)fertility, about a single woman’s efforts to conceive in her forties. Myriam will be talking not only about her experience trying to birth her “rainbow” babies,... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

YogAcuPressure For Fertility

June 2 – July 7 Join Mykayla Sorensen, Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Acupuncturist for this 6-week series of Online Yoga combined with Acupressure. Studies have shown that a structured 6- week yoga intervention reduces anxiety in fertility patients. Mykayla will guide you through a series of postures, pressure points and self-massage to optimize fertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

YogAcuPressure For Fertility

June 2 – July 7 Join Mykayla Sorensen, Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Acupuncturist for this 6-week series of Online Yoga combined with Acupressure. Studies have shown that a structured 6- week yoga intervention reduces anxiety in fertility patients. Mykayla will guide you through a series of postures, pressure points and self-massage to optimize fertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Online Day of Mindfulness Silent Retreat

This Online Day of Mindfulness is for registrants of our current Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program offerings. MBSR Graduates are also welcome to join us for the day’s practice, please contact alda@wholefamilyhealth.ca to register. This online event will take place on Zoom and you will require high speed internet. Please arrive in silence, up to 15... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

YogAcuPressure For Fertility

June 2 – July 7 Join Mykayla Sorensen, Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Acupuncturist for this 6-week series of Online Yoga combined with Acupressure. Studies have shown that a structured 6- week yoga intervention reduces anxiety in fertility patients. Mykayla will guide you through a series of postures, pressure points and self-massage to optimize fertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Apr 26 6-830pm PT | 7-930 MT 8 Weekly... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Miscarriage

Apr 26 – Jun 21 Online MBSR for Pregnancy After Infertility and/or Pregnancy Loss If you are someone who is currently pregnant after struggling with infertility and/or pregnancy loss, join Stephanie Curran for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. If you have recently miscarried, we are so sorry for your loss. We would love to... Read more » ... Read more »

YogAcuPressure For Fertility

June 2 – July 7 Join Mykayla Sorensen, Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Acupuncturist for this 6-week series of Online Yoga combined with Acupressure. Studies have shown that a structured 6- week yoga intervention reduces anxiety in fertility patients. Mykayla will guide you through a series of postures, pressure points and self-massage to optimize fertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Re-Screen: Infertility In A Pandemic

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Thursday, June 24th 7pm As requested by many of you who missed the original event or would like to watch it again, we are offering a re-screen of our Canadian Infertility Awareness Event from April 25th.   FREE ONLINE EVENT: Are you dealing with the added stress and uncertainty of infertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Spring Online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for General Well-Being

Apr 25 – Jun 27 Online Spring 2021 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) For General Well-being Join us for this spring’s 9-week program with seasoned Mindfulness Instructors, Hannah Marsh and Dr. Alda Ngo, who are both trained MBSR Facilitators with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies. This will be a highly interactive web-based program using Zoom. WHEN Mandatory Orientation:... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

YogAcuPressure For Fertility

June 2 – July 7 Join Mykayla Sorensen, Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Acupuncturist for this 6-week series of Online Yoga combined with Acupressure. Studies have shown that a structured 6- week yoga intervention reduces anxiety in fertility patients. Mykayla will guide you through a series of postures, pressure points and self-massage to optimize fertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

YogAcuPressure For Fertility

June 2 – July 7 Join Mykayla Sorensen, Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Acupuncturist for this 6-week series of Online Yoga combined with Acupressure. Studies have shown that a structured 6- week yoga intervention reduces anxiety in fertility patients. Mykayla will guide you through a series of postures, pressure points and self-massage to optimize fertility... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »

Summer Online Mindfulness for Primary Infertility

Jun 28 – Aug 23 Online MBSR for Primary Infertility If you are someone who is currently struggling with primary infertility or pregnancy loss (trying to conceive your first child), join Dr. Alda Ngo for this online highly interactive Zoom based program. WHEN Mandatory Orientation: Mon, Jun 28 6 – 830pm PT | 7-930 MT... Read more » ... Read more »
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