Preparing your body for Pregnancy

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Preparation is often the key to success when trying to conceive as well as optimizing the chances of fertility treatment success. The more we know about the holistic nature of the body, and mind-body connection – the more we observe that preparing for pregnancy is a beneficial step before trying to conceive (TTC). Schedule a preconception appointment with a fertility …

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Surviving Infertility

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Going through infertility may seem like a rollercoaster ride when you calculate the time, worry, cost, and strain on your relationship.  We know that sometimes trying to conceive may take a toll on your relationships. Daily stresses including physical, financial, and emotional may be felt – you are not alone. Trying to get pregnant may be consuming at times with …

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October is LGBTQ History Month!

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This month we can learn about the history of the LGBTQ+ movement and see role models who best represent and address the issues of the LGBTQ+ community.  Together we can contribute to the observance of LGBTQ history month which was created by a Missouri high school teacher named Rodney Wilson in 1994. The month-long celebration is most prominent in the …

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Why me?  PCOS is a condition diagnosis in #1in10 Canadian women

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Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects millions of women every year and is caused by an imbalance of a woman’s reproductive hormones. This imbalance can create issues with the ovaries which normally creates and releases an egg each month. With PCOS, the egg may not mature fully or release when it should. This can result in the ovaries developing cysts. …

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The “Two Week Wait”

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The time between ovulation and (hopefully) a missed period is referred to as the “Two Week Wait” and these two weeks can feel very long.  Every patient wishes for the two-week waiting period to speed by and when they take a pregnancy test, see those two blue lines indicating a positive pregnancy test.  It is important to understand what the …

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