Fertility Jewelry With Healing Stones

Fertility Jewelry With Healing Stones
Fertility Jewelry With Healing Stones

Friday, July 31, 2015


I never knew that the time of the new moon was when your wishes are supposed to take hold until I read this article. Keep an eye out for the new moon (it's probably listed in your local paper's weather section), set your intentions and "charge it" with your rituals. Read more:

From the article:

Rituals bring meaning to our lives by "charging" an intention with power. We're always setting intentions, and this is a way to do it in a more conscious way. There is power in coming up with visions for your life, and keeping them in your sights as they come into being. But even as you fully commit to those visions, stay flexible, since new doors may open that you didn't expect. At the new Moon, goals and wishes take root, as you reach out for spiritual wisdom, draw on unseen allies and open the door to magical change. You might get what you ask for, or something even better that you can't imagine yet.
It's important to come up with a ritual that has meaning for you, instead of trying to follow any set guidelines (unless you're part of an established ritual group). You're the one that knows your personal story best, and what to lift out of that narrative, what will infuse your ritual with power. Here are some general guidelines to shape your rituals using the unique symbols and totems from your life.


Monday, July 20, 2015


Pregnancy Over 40 Ovulation and Fertility Helped With Iron

If your multivitamin doesn't contain iron, you might want to think about eating iron fortified foods and cereals.
This study cited below talks about how iron deficiencies can lead to problems with ovulation:

“Our results suggest that women who are planning to become pregnant may improve their fertility by consuming non-heme iron which is found in iron supplements, multivitamins, legumes and spinach,” said Dr. Jorge E. Chavrarro, from the department of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard School of Medicine.


For the study, Chavarro and colleagues used data from a large study of 18,000 registered nurses between the ages of 24 and 42. Over the course of 8 years, the researchers noted that there were over 3,500 cases of infertility among the women involved. Of those who went for further testing to find the source of their infertility, 438 women found they were having difficulty becoming pregnant because of an ovulatory disorder, meaning their body had trouble producing viable eggs.

Looking at the iron intake of these women, the researchers found that those women who used iron supplements had about a 40 percent lower risk of having an ovulatory disorder. In fact, women who took supplements with high iron content—more than 41 milligrams a day—lowered their risk of an ovulatory problem by 70 percent. "


Friday, July 17, 2015


Trying To Get Pregnant - Obesity Complications

What does diet have to do with fertility? I've read that approximately 60% of American adults are overweight and children aren't far behind
If you ever travel to other countries, you start looking around and wonder, "Hmmmm...where are all the fat people?" But that might not be for long. As other countries get more "Americanized", they are seeing their rates of obesity climb. I've read that it's almost "trendy" to eat American fast food in other countries.

SEE ALSO: FOODS FOR FERTILITY (getpregnantover40.com)

So, why am I talking about diet and weight on a fertility blog? If you've done any reading about enhancing fertility you've undoubtedly heard that being overweight can affect fertility for both women and men. But now, were finding out that even if you do succeed in getting pregnant, you might hurt your baby's future fertility.
When I started my all natural journey to pregnancy, I completely changed how and what I ate. I'm glad I did because I still eat just as healthy now and I know that I will never have a weight problem. As a matter of fact, I currently weigh two pounds less than before I got pregnant. I realize all those "bad" foods are quite tasty, but once you starting eating fruits and vegetables daily, you start to prefer them.

Give it a try. Your baby will thank you.

 Here is an article from the BBC News:

Lead researcher Dr Michael Davies from the Research Centre in Reproductive Health at the University of Adelaide, said: "We may reasonably expect an epidemic of menstrual and fertility diseases as a consequence."

His team interviewed 544 women who had been born between 1973 and 1974, which meant they were now aged between 30 and 32.
The women were asked about their medical history. Their records were also checked to assess their own birth weight and the weight of their mothers at the last clinical examination before they had given birth.
The women who reported having irregular periods were far more likely to have been large babies and their mothers were more likely to have been obese while carrying them in the womb.

Monday, July 13, 2015


Trying To Conceive Over 40, Vision Boards May Help

Some years back, when Oprah did a show on "The Secret" and it was all the rage, she had on a panel of women who were discussing how to get what you want in life. 
 The title of the show was "The Secret Behind the Secret"
and it featured Louise Hay, Martha Beck and Cheryl Richardson. I've previously talked about "visualization" and I've created a CD which guides you through it

They were talking  in the show about a specific technique on this particular show which I wanted to mention here. The show featured a number of women who used "vision boards" to send to the universe their desires and help attract what they want in their life.
Click Here To Read The Full Article  On Vision Boards To Get Pregnant

Saturday, July 11, 2015


In all fairness, I should start by saying that the vast majority of babies conceived through assisted reproductive techniques are normal.  However, there may be a higher incidence of certain birth defects and cognitive delays in babies conceived through IVF.  


 One study found:
 “IVF independently contributes a significant risk of congenital malformation in addition to known maternal factors.  In particular, defects of the eye, heart and genitourinary system are more likely in infants born after IVF. “[1] Another study found: “Compared with spontaneous conception, IVF treatment overall was not associated with autistic disorder but was associated with a small but statistically significant increased risk of mental retardation”[2]
Most experts agree that more study needs to be done to find out if some abnormalities are due to the procedures themselves or if it might have something to do with the fact that people undergoing IVF probably have other anatomical/medical issues that could contribute to the findings.     

[1] Lorraine I. Kelley-Quon, M.D., M.S.H.S., Chi-Hong Tseng, Ph.D., Carla Janzen, M.D., Ph.D. and Stephen B. Shew, M.D., Congenital Malformations Associated with Assisted Reproductive Technology: A California Statewide Analysis. (2012, October 20). Retrieved March 16, 2015, from: https://aap.confex.com/aap/2012/webprogram/Paper17831.html
[2] Sandin S, Nygren KG, Iliadou A, Hultman CM, Reichenberg A., Autism and mental retardation among offspring born after in vitro fertilization., JAMA. 2013 Jul 3;310(1):75-84. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.7222.

Monday, July 06, 2015


Male Factor Fertility and Exercise

As the old saying goes, "everything in moderation".
We know that women shouldn't do high impact and stenuous exercise while they are trying to conceive or already pregnancy.  This holds true for men and exercise as well. Moderate exercisers had the best sperm motility. Read more:


(HealthDay News) — Men who get moderate amounts of exercise have better sperm motility than men who are less or more physically active, a new study finds.

Motility refers to the sperm’s ability to swim and move towards an egg, an important factor in fertility.

The study by researchers at Yamaguchi University in Japan included 215 men who provided semen samples and information about their physical activity levels. The men were divided into three groups: strenuous, moderate or light exercise. Age and body mass index were similar among the three groups.

The moderate-exercise group had the highest average sperm motility and the fewest men with less than 40 percent sperm motility (14.3 percent), while 31 percent of those in the light-exercise group and 27 percent of those in the strenuous-exercise group had less than 40 percent sperm motility.

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