Fertility Tips

AMH antimulerian hormone unreliable

If you have been on my list then you know what I think of AMH levels. Despite what you hear or have heard they are extremely inaccurate at determining your fertility. They have nothing to do with your supposed egg count and can improve based on what we have seen in our clinic. However a new study has just shed more light on to why AMH levels are truly only a representation of the acronym …

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Acupuncture and Fertility

Today’s tip discusses a technique that has been used for centuries to optimize health and how it can be beneficial to you and your fertility. The technique that I wanted to discuss with you is acupuncture. I receive several questions about acupuncture and whether I recommend it. Let’s first discuss what it is. (excerpt from the Baby Centre UK) Acupuncture is based on the theory that vital energy (or “qi,” pronounced “chee”) flows through the …

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Probiotics: Can they help your Fertility?

I have some interesting news to share with you today that are based on some recent findings in Melbourne . These findings emphasize a particular part of our program that I have been suggesting for some time now and hope that this email serves as a reminder to those of you who are already our patients and using these products and I hope this serves as information for those who aren’t addressing this very important part of …

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Test for unexplained and/or male fertility issues

Hi Stacey I hope this email finds you well. I am sending this to you because you have signed up to receive information on this topic at www.sharkeyshealingcentre.com or www.naturalfertility.com Just wanted to write a short note to you today about an area that I don’t often see tested in men who have low counts or other issues with their fertility. These simple and easy test can rule out one issue that may be impacting …

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Natural Killer cell activity may be important to your fertility

About 3 years ago I wrote about an autoimmune issue that could explain some “unexplained” fertility issues and when addressed could help some couples become pregnant. This is also coming to the forefront when dealing with not only unexplained fertility issues, but recurrent miscarriage and in IVF why some good embryos just don’t seem to implant. Here is the old tip with updated information from me about what you can do to see if this …

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Can Yoga Help Your Fertility?

Welcome to Fertility Matters! My name is Stacey Roberts and today my guest is Brenda Strong. Brenda is an actor, producer, and a yoga instructor and she’s developed a very unique DVD to help couples who are dealing with fertility issues.  THe DVD is called YOGA 4 FERTILITY   Thanks for being with me today, Brenda.   Brenda:  You’re so welcome, Stacey. Thank you for having me.   Stacey:   Now, I wanted a little bit of information …

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Infertility Dangers in Your Personal Care Products

A few weeks ago I sent an email out to our list discussing the possible association of phthlates (pronounced thowl-ates) in baby products such as shampoo and skin care products.  Phthlates have been shown in several studies to effect the reproductive system and other organ systems in the body. These substances have been getting a lot of attention in both the media and the scientific community. Not only could they be impacting the fertility of …

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One of the most important things to consider regarding your fertility

Placebo effect and Nocebo effect: how could this impact your fertility? Can what you believe about your treatment have an effect on its outcome? Sounds strange but more and more studies are showing this could be true. Your expectations may actually influence the result of your treatment. You may have heard of the placebo response, where a person believes that something is good for them and it actually makes a difference physiologically in the body. …

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Is Infertility Really Increasing?

I came across an article this weekend at thenewage.com.au that was published in 2005 titled “Inside the Secret World of IVF” It was written by a physician Dr. Amin Abbound who is a medical doctor and assistant lecturer in medical ethics and health law at the University of New South Wales. There were a couple of interesting quotes that I wanted to share with you because it may challenge the beliefs that are often associated …

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PRE IVF program with or without Herbal formula

This email is geared to those preparing for an IVF procedure in the next few months, or those hoping to become pregnant this year naturally even if you are not considering ivf.  If that doesn’t apply to you I hope you have a great week and you will be hearing from me soon, otherwise you may be interested in the info below. I know that when you are dealing with fertility issues the clock can tick louder …

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