Experiment to Increase Your Happiness

This week, I started a new project.  I’m answering questions submitted to me in a video format, available on YouTube. I love experimenting with new ideas.  I’m a “throw it…

How to Increase Egg Quality to Get Pregnant

If you’ve been told you have “old eggs” or “poor egg quality”, your fertility doctor may have told you the only way to get pregnant is with donor eggs.  Devastated…

Why Google May Be Hurting Your Fertility

Evidently Google has recently updated their search engine ranking algorithm to favor big mainstream websites and paid ads over smaller sites, like mine, with niche content. As consumers, that means…

What is Primary Ovarian Insufficiency?

The term primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) refers to when the ovaries stop working before the age of 40. It is also called premature ovarian failure (POF) by some doctors. To…

Where is Your Boat Pointed?

With most women gaining weight as they age, having too little fat is understandably a lesser known cause of fertility issues as I discuss in this article. As with many things in…

Getting Pregnant with Low AMH

If you’re in your late 30s or 40s and have trouble getting pregnant with a healthy baby, you’ve probably been to the doctor for answers.  In fact, you may have…

Why Your Doctors May Be Wrong

Being underweight can be just as much an issue as being overweight. Regardless of where you are – lightweight, mediumweight, heavyweight – think of yourself as a champion. You must…

How PCOS and Weight Affect Fertility

A quick recap of part one of this series: Leptin is the hormone produced in your adipose (fat) tissue that tells your body whether you have enough food. It controls…

The Surprising Way Weight Affects Fertility

A big concern with many women is their weight.  Specifically, that they need to lose a few (or a lot of) pounds in order to get pregnant. In general, it’s recommended to…