I know you’re struggling to conceive or panicked about miscarriages or you wouldn’t be visiting this blog. Well I’ve got something totally exciting to share today!! My friend Mayer Goyer has put together a series of training calls to support you — with the help of 20 fertility experts. Learn how you can use their advice as you develop your very own holistic plan — one that works with your body and your values.
This FREE online event is designed with your needs in mind. Mary and 19 of today’s top experts in the field know your’re looking for straight talk and proven advice on:
How to clear away the toxins and sources of stress that make conception difficult
Ways to open up constriction in your body and improve reproductive circulation
Natural remedies for fibroids, PCOS, and many other physical issues you face
Emotional and spiritual absolutes — to stay sane, peaceful, and connected
I know you’ll want to grab your spot right away. Click here to register — you’ll get 20 training call for free! And if you can’t make a call live, replays will be available shortly after each call.
Have you been trying for a baby for a while now, and you’re now having to seek alternative methods to conceive successfully?
Have you been going down the road of IUI’s and IVF’s and still on that rollercoaster journey?
Have you experienced loss during your journey – with miscarriage in early stage or even late stage of pregnancy?
Wherever you are on this journey, it’s becoming commonly known that there are few things everyone experiences:
obsession with the fertility process
loss of balance with self, life and partnerships
a seeking for supporting the body and mind through alternative therapies
a confusion on which choices to make and when
and so much more…
In this interview, I’ll be sharing what to expect through this journey in much more detail and informaiton on how best to support yourself during your experience. I’ll also share about my journey of heartache and success, and what I know you can do differently to feel whole, balanced, and healthy on your journey.
Please share this with anyone you think might also be interested.
According to RESOLVE, “an estimated three to five million American women of reproductive age” experience endometriosis. It is well known that endometriosis impacts fertility, but how it actually interferes with conception is still under much investigation. Treatment for endometriosis to prepare women for conception involves surgery and has been around for many years now. However, there is improved technology now available that promises to make the surgery more accurate and thorough, and patients are finding a significant reduction in recovery time and time to conception.
Dr. Samuel Brown of Jacksonville, FL is touted as the originator of this procedure. ActionNewsJax.com covered the story and includes a video. If you know you have endometriosis, I thought it would be worthwhile to share the link with you. If you think you might have endometriosis but you’re not sure, RESOLVE has a useful Questions to Ask Series Article that will help you understand and open a discussion about it with your doctor.
Because it is a common barrier to conception and because some of the symptoms overlap with other menstrual complaints, doctors will often want to rule it out right away before pursuing fertility treatments and assisted reproductive technology. When I initially brought concerns of infertility to my primary care doctor, endometriosis was one of the first things she wanted to look for. At that stage of my fertility journey, I was still in denial that there could be something physical standing between me and conception. I wasn’t willing to accept that endometriosis could be a possibility. In the end, it was shown that I did not have endometriosis; however, I could have eliminated the doubt of it and moved down a more confident and clear path of progress if I had simply checked it out at the first suggestion. No harm in gathering data when you are completely in the dark about why you are trying so hard but not conceiving — especially if the data gathering is covered by insurance.
Coach Louise began this blog with the intention that it be a place to share stories, ask questions, get support in a safe place of understanding and compassion, as well as a source for information on the topic of infertility, miscarriage, treatments etc. I am so excited to be taking over the administration of the blog and continuing on the mission of supporting you on your unique fertility journey. If you’d like to know more about me and what I offer, please click About Julie or visit Whole Vision Coaching. I’m so glad you’re here. Most importantly, I really want you to understand that you are not alone and this part of your adventure does not define who you are.
Having experienced the frustrations of unexplained infertility personally, I recognize that the experience can be isolating when the people around you don’t necessarily understand what you are going through. It is also often the first crisis couples come up against where there is really no control over the outcome. I want to connect with you and give you as much support as possible to lead a life full of joy and balance no matter the outcome of your pursuit of parenthood. I can also help to guide you and propose different alternatives that you might not have considered yet from a purely objective point of view.
Ultimately, I can offer you a space like a comfy sofa that you can fall into to feel comforted and reassured and so much more while on this unexpectedly challenging journey.
Conceive wrote an interesting article today, which I found interesting because its been something I have been wondering about for myself. I have had severe period pain ever since I started in my early teens, and now I am 40 and I am still having great discomfort at that time of the month! I am questioning in my own mind now, why my RE hasn’t recommended that I have a laparoscopy to check out what’s been going on inside.
Endometriosis—which occurs when tissue that’s supposed to be lining the uterus winds up outside it—can be mild or severe, with symptoms or without. Some women with the disease will have no trouble getting pregnant. But others will need proper treatment to conceive.
Well, nowhere to be exact! We are in discussions (DH & I) as to whether to do a final IVF treatment or not. He is steering towards the No and I am steering towards the Yes. He will do it, but I want him fully invested in the process. Why should should us women be the only ones to do any preparation… it takes an Egg AND…a sperm!!
Can you tell I have some emotion around this! Well yes, I am working on it, and know for sure that it has to be something we both want to do – together!