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 »

Top 3 Books For Menstrual Health

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March 10, 2021 by Mykayla Sorensen

Four years ago, I was sitting in my Traditional Chinese Medicine gynaecology class completely blown away by the criteria for a healthy period. Details were shared about the consistency of the flow, the amount, the colour of the blood… the absence of pain. To me it seemed so strange. Intense period cramps and low back… Read more »

Top 5 Supplements for Endometriosis Symptom Relief

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March 2, 2021 by Christina Pistotnik

March is Endometriosis awareness month and I get a lot of questions about what supplements can help to relieve Endometriosis symptoms.   The following are some of the symptoms and their causes that are often experienced by people who suffer from endometriosis:  Symptom  Cause  Heavy periods  Excess estrogen  Ovarian cysts InflammationExcess estrogenEndometrial cells outside of the… Read more »

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