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…

Leptin’s Surprising Role in Fertility – Part 1

How does leptin, a hormone talked almost exclusively in the context of appetite control affect fertility? Leptin is rarely acknowledged for its importance in fertility despite many studies clearly showing…

Nutritional Testing When Trying to Get Pregnant

So you’re trying to get pregnant and reading up on all the helpful online advice… Everyone says “eat a healthy diet” — and then describes what they think is healthy….

How to Handle All That Fertility Advice

Since my focus is about getting pregnant and STAYING pregnant, this article talks about two tests I think should be done when you first find out you’re pregnant. I worry though that women…