Fertility Jewelry With Healing Stones

Fertility Jewelry With Healing Stones
Fertility Jewelry With Healing Stones

Thursday, April 28, 2016


I came across another remarkable story of pregnancy over 50 naturally.  Of course, I have to share these when I find them! Kate Fezigha had wanted children and even tried to adopt without success.  Just when she thought some strange symptoms were related to menopause, she found out she was pregnant.  Watch the video here:

Sunday, April 24, 2016


Did you know that in certain countries where women wear loose garments, conditions such as endometriosis are much less prevalent?
 It's true...tight clothing can cause a multitude of heath problems not just for women, but men too.   It just can't be a good thing to cut off circulation to some of your vital organs...especially your reproductive organs.  Read more:

Whether or not this study is true, it is widely believed (among doctors as well as laypeople) that tight pants do in fact damage the testicles and can cause infertility or cancer. But that’s not all. Wearing tight pants is associated with a host of negative consequences for both men and women. For starters, the same reason tight pants causes infertility problems in men (overheating of the crotch area) can cause yeast infections and urinary tract infections in women.

See Also: Natural Remedies for Endometriosis (www.getpregnantover40.com)

According to Pravda, tight pants also limit the mobility of hip joints, cause stretching of joint capsules, and negatively affect the spine. A too-tight waist constricts the abdominal area filled with vital organs, causing problems such as reduced lymph flow from the pelvis, improper immune system function and poor circulation.
from:  (ergonomenon.com)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Male Fertility - Diet For Father to Be

Guest Post By Stuart Hutchings
In general the diet for a healthy father-to-be should be every bit as balanced, varied, and nutritious as the diet for mother-to-be.
A balanced diet is extremely important. Research shows that poor eating habits and drinking alcohol regularly, for instance, can lower the quality and quantity of sperm. Infertility is as much a man's problem as it is a woman's. It is reported that approximately 30 - 40% of infertility can be attributed to men. Nutrition could have a direct impact on the potency of sperm. Following a healthy diet could boost your chances of conceiving a child.
Specifically, future dads should eat plenty of foods rich in vitamin C, get more zinc and increase intake of calcium, vitamin D, vitamin E and L-arginine.
There are many contributors towards the improvement of male fertility (some work more effectively in combination with others):



Promoters of fertility (in alphabetical order)

  • Calcium - is a key regulator of sperm function. It improves the vitality and longevity of sperm.
Sources: low fat milk, yoghurt, cheese, hummus, broccoli, spinach, salmon, sunflower seeds, almonds, sesame seeds.

  • Chromium - is an essential trace mineral involved with blood-sugar regulation and the hormone insulin. Severe chromium deficiency may interfere with normal growth and decreased fertility.
Sources: raw onions, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, honey, brewers yeast, oysters, liver.

  • Coenzyme Q10 - is a nutrient mainly used by the body in the production of energy but it has been linked to increases in sperm count and motility.
Sources: beef, soy, mackerel, sardines, spinach, peanuts, vegetable oil.

  • Essential Fatty Acid's - EFA's have a critical effect on every part of the body, both of the important families omega-3 and omega-6 are components of nerve cells and cellular membrane throughout the body. They act as hormone regulators. Sperm tails contain high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids particularly DHA. Semen is rich in prostaglandin's, which are produced from fatty acids. Diet alone sometimes cannot offer sufficient intake of essential fatty acids; supplementation of fish oils can help to restore depleted levels of omega-3 levels.
Sources: linseed oil, flaxseed oil, hemp oil, starflower oil, evening primrose oil, herring, salmon, mackerel, sardines.

  • Folic Acid (also known as folate) - is a form of water-soluble B vitamins. Studies have shown those most deficient in folic acid could have lower quality and lower density of sperm. Folic acid is said to work more effectively in combination with zinc.
Sources: grains, wheat germ, spinach, liver, eggs, romaine lettuce, lentils, fortified cereals.

  • L-arginine - is an amino acid found in the head of sperm, it is essential in sperm formation; it increases sperm count and quality, and also, improves sexual desire and ejaculation.
Sources: in the food chain arginine is found in chicken, turkey and other meats.

  • L-carnitine - is an amino acid that is essential for normal functioning of sperm cells. Higher levels of L-carnitine equals higher levels of sperm count and motility.
Sources: mutton, lamb, beef, pork, rabbit, chicken, cow's milk.

  • Niacin (also known as vitamin B3) - is critical to energy production. It causes a large release of histamine all over the body it aids proper circulation for long lasting erections.
Sources: liver, peanuts, chicken, tuna, salmon, peanut butter.

  • Selenium - is an anti-oxidant that protects against sperm damage, maximises sperm formation and can reduce mobility. Low levels of selenium have been found in men with low sperm count. It works synergistically with vitamin E.
Sources: brazil nuts, tuna, beef, cod, turkey, noodles, egg, rice.

  • Vitamin B12 - is needed to maintain fertility, it improves low sperm count and sperm motility.
Sources: meat, dairy products, eggs, yeast.

  • Vitamin C - reduces the risk of sperm damage protecting them from oxidant damage. It stops sperm from clumping together making them more motile (clumping reduces fertility).
Sources: cereals, apple juice, grapefruit, orange, strawberries, asparagus, red cabbage, peppers, new potatoes, peas.

  • Vitamin D - may help to improve fertility because it assists in the absorption of calcium from the food that you eat.
Sources: low fat milk, salmon, mackerel, cod liver oil, tuna, sardines, eggs, cereals.

  • Vitamin E - increases fertility. The anti-oxidant properties are said to make sperm more fertile - by protecting from damage and increasing quality. It corrects the functioning of the endocrine glands that produce hormones, which influence growth, development and metabolic activity. Vitamin E is more effective when taken with another key anti-oxidant - Vitamin C.
Sources: wheat germ, almonds, sunflower seeds / oil, safflower oil, hazelnuts.

  • Zinc - is involved in the health of reproductive organs and prostate glands and virtually every aspect of male reproduction. It is found in high concentration in the sperm and is needed to make the outer layer and the tail of the sperm. Even short-term deficiencies can reduce sperm volume and testosterone levels. Zinc is said to work more effectively in combination with folic acid.
Sources: pumpkin seeds, baked beans, chick peas, muesli, oysters, extra lean mince beef, dark chicken meat.
It is not always possible to obtain satisfactory levels of these substances from diet alone, taking supplements can sometimes be a good way of ensuring adequate levels are maintained but do not over-do this.
Inhibitors of fertility (in alphabetical order)

  • Alcohol - can cause a decrease in sperm count and testosterone levels and contributes towards the production of abnormal sperm. It can also lead to lower proportions of motile sperm. Alcohol also inhibits zinc one of the more important minerals for male fertility. Cut out or cut back on alcohol. While an occasional drink is generally considered safe, studies show that daily consumption of wine, beer or spirits can be detrimental.
  • Caffeine - like alcohol it can prevent your body from receiving and absorbing nutrients leading to problems with sperm count, abnormalities and motility.
  • Drugs - recreational drugs such as marijuana and cocaine should be avoided. These can affect the brain chemistry responsible for releasing reproductive hormones. A father's drug use can also cause birth defects. It is also wise to check with your doctor about medicines as some of these can suppress sperm production and quality.
  • Radiation and chemicals - exposure to hazardous substances at work can also damage sperm, reduce sperm count and possibly cause genetic defects.
  • Smoking - decreases sperm count, makes sperm more sluggish and increases the number of abnormal sperm. Smoking is also known to decrease vitamin C levels in our bodies.
  • Stress - even minimal stress can cause a man's testosterone levels and sperm count to drop.
Recommendations for improving male fertility
Sperm is produced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week but it takes approximately 72-90 days (up to 3 months) to produce mature sperm. It is should be recognised that any changes in lifestyle, diet etc. need time to have an effect.
The basic message is that you need to commit yourself to a few months of clean living and healthy eating which means plenty of fruit, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, lean meats - and a safer lifestyle, you will then be in good shape to father a child. It may be necessary to take some supplements to ensure that optimum levels of minerals, vitamins and fatty acids (link) are obtained. In some cases studies have shown that RDA levels need to be exceeded to restore imbalances.
Terms used:
Motile sperms - swim forward in an essentially straight line but non-progressively motile sperms swim in a more abnormal path, such as tight circles. They are less likely to find the target!
Aggulation of sperms - relates to the 'clumping' of sperm (when sperm sticks together) it reduces fertility.
For more information on nutrition and pregnancy, visit: nutrition and pregnancy [http://www.from-little-acorns.com/nutrition.html] at From Little Acorns Academy
Stuart is a father of four children, with a passionate belief that all children have the potential to be great in their own way.
He is a contributor towards the content at From Little Acorns Academy, for more information visit [http://www.from-little-acorns.com/]
Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Stuart_Hutchings/261691

Monday, April 18, 2016


I firmly believe that we attract things into our life not just by our actions, but by our thoughts.  Our thoughts are things and we should all be "mindful" about what we think at every moment.  Have you ever noticed how negative people hang around with other negative people?  Or some people seem to have very bad luck?  It really boils down to how they attract things into their life.  When I was trying to conceive, I had every strike against me I could think of.  I was pushing my mid forties, I had a history of multiple miscarriages, and I only had one fallopian tube after my failed fertility treatments left me with an ectopic pregnancy.  But, somehow I knew I was going to get pregnant.  Even though all the doctors looked at me like I was crazy....I knew I was going to have a baby.  I decided to ditch the doctors because I felt like they were derailing me from my goal by constantly reminding me how old I was and how the statistics were not in my favor.

Aside from all the physical steps I took to prepare my body for pregnancy, I had to prepare my mind and attract a baby into my life.  One very powerful method of doing this is using vision boards.


Saturday, April 16, 2016


Lessons on Infertility from an Ancient Fertility Goddess

Guest Post By Amy B
If you are having a hard time conceiving a child, it can often make you feel like a failure as a woman. It can be very hard to deal with infertility, and the stress of trying to conceive.
You may often feel as though your desire for a child is so great that it should be enough to help you conceive a baby. When you run into that wall again and again, it's tough.
You should know that you are not a failure as a woman. Women are amazing, strong creatures who all have their own inner fertility goddess. Get in touch with your inner goddess. Women are unique, nurturing creatures. Our biggest instinct is to 'mother.'
Let us take a look at some ancient fertility goddesses and find out what lessons they may be able to teach us while we work on our own fertility.
Fertility Goddess Earrings (getpregnantover40.com)
Ishtar is the ancient fertility goddess of Babylon. One of the most famous stories that surround her was of her descent into the Underworld, or the world of the dead. Ishtar marches right up to the gates and demands to be let in. She tells the gatekeeper that if she is not let in, she will tear down the gates and break the locks. Well, she gets let in.
Something wonderful that we can take from the ancient fertility goddess Ishtar, and from the inner goddess in all women, is to never give up. When the gatekeeper told Ishtar that she could not come in, she demanded to be let in, and threatened great consequences if she was not. She faced the horror of the Underworld, and let nothing stop her.
Using your inner ancient fertility goddess, face your pain. Let nothing deter you, and never give up. If Ishtar would have turned around defeated and mumbled under her breath while she walked away, nations would never have worshiped her. We would never have known her story. Never give up.
Venus is the ancient fertility goddess of Rome. She is also the goddess of Love. She was, and still is the mother to a beautiful and great country. She is worshiped far and wide for her beauty and kindness. Venus was the mother of Cupid.
Reach in and take from your own inner ancient fertility goddess the ability to give birth to beauty and love. Women are natural creators, and nurturers. While working on your fertility [http://www.fertilitybynature.com/], allow yourself to mother a different type of creation.
Paint, draw, sing, write, perform in a play, or plant a garden. Allow the beauty inside of you to come out in some type of creation. Do something that you love. Giving of yourself through art is a beautiful thing. Allowing yourself an outlet can also help with the frustration you feel. Venus gave birth to love, and so can you.
Another important thing that you must take from your inner ancient fertility goddess is the right to be human. Possess the right to err, to make mistakes, and to mess everything up once in a while. Take the right to be imperfect, still knowing that you are a nurturer, a lover, and a creator.
Most importantly, take the ability to love yourself for what you are. You are Woman, and you are unique and beautiful. Use these goddesses, and your own inner ancient fertility goddess and remember to enjoy love and beauty, and to never give up.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Amy_B/110362
Amy is the creator of FertilityByNature.com [http://www.fertilitybynature.com/], a resource for Women who want to get pregnant naturally and uncover unbelievable discounts on fertility monitors, pregnancy tests, ovulation tests and more.

Thursday, April 14, 2016


Assuming you don't have blockages or other medical conditions, many believe that your cervical mucus is the key to getting pregnant each cycle.  As a matter of fact, this is the key to natural family planning for those in the fertile world who are trying to avoid pregnancy.
If you are trying to conceive, you want to do everything in your power to get the consistency just right for sperm friendly cervical mucus.  There are things you can add to your diet to help and if all else fails there are sperm friendly lubricants on the market.  Some people swear by egg white as a natural lubricant as this is the exact consistency your cervical mucus should be during your fertile days. See also, The fertility shop

Monday, April 11, 2016


I've never actually been to a chiropractor, however, I've been to a few seminars on how chiropractic can help with a number of conditions.
There does seem to be a relationship between the spine, the nervous system and the reproductive system.  Every part of the body is controlled by the nervous system, so it makes sense that if things are not aligned, it may lead to infertility.
If you've never heard of "vertebral subluxation", the article below explains how this condition may interefere with a woman's fertility and how chiropractic can help:



From the article:

The three women reported on in the study were in their early thirties and had been previously diagnosed as infertile.

One of the women had been attempting to conceive for 2 years without success. She had attended the services of a fertility center and received 2 rounds of the fertility drug Clomid but without success. She was at the time of chiropractic consultation considering artificial insemination. The fertility center found no medical problems with the patient or her husband to attribute the couple’s inability to conceive.

Another case described in the paper was of a woman and her husband who had attempted to conceive for 4 years without success despite assisted reproductive technology. She was prescribed infertility drugs that eventually resulted in 2 ectopic pregnancies. Each ectopic pregnancy was followed by laproscopic surgery. The woman also underwent 2 failed in-vitro fertilization procedures.

A third case reported on involved a woman who reported an inability to conceive over the last 7 months and had concerns about her fertility based on a history of irregular menstrual cycles.

When examined, all three women showed signs of vertebral subluxations which were identified using spinal x-rays and advanced technology known as thermography and surface electromyography. These tests are used to identify the extent of nerve interference resulting from the subluxations.

After undergoing short periods of chiropractic are all three women conceived and delivered healthy children. The authors of the study call for more research on the role of chiropractic care in reproductive disorders.


Wednesday, April 06, 2016


Rose Quartz - Uses; Healing Properties of Pink Quartz

Guest Post By Loren Mann

Rose quartz is a very attractive stone that is widely used by those interested in crystal healing. This article takes a look at its uses and properties in more detail.
What Is Rose Quartz?
Rose quartz is a quartz variant with a distinctive pink colour. Quartz itself (silicon dioxide) is the second most commonly occurring mineral in the earth's crust (after feldspar), and may take on different colours if other substances are present. In this case, the presence of manganese, iron or titanium may be what gives rise to its characteristic rosy hue, which can range from very pale pastel pink to a much deeper colour. However, the mechanism responsible for the pink colour isn't completely understood, and it may have different causes in different rose quartz formations.
Rose quartz is normally translucent, although transparent specimens are sometimes found. It is sometimes known as the 'love stone' in crystal lore.
As a very popular and commonly available crystal, pink quartz can be bought as clusters, points, sphere, wands, pendulums and other popular crystal forms.
Healing & Metaphysical Properties of Rose Quartz
This stone is known most of all for its calming, soothing effect, and its connection with the emotion of love.

  • Can be used to draw love and affection into your life, or establish a sense of harmony in existing relationships
  • Increases sensitivity and empathy towards others
  • Helps to heal emotional wounds
  • Good for relief of loneliness and other negative feelings
  • On a physical level, it is associated with the circulatory system, as well as the heart and chest area, and may be used to relieve problems in this region
  • It is also connected with the sexual organs, fertility and sexual drive, and may have a protective effective during pregnancy
  • Promotes self-love and a non-judgmental attitude towards the self
  • Connected with the heart chakra, and may be used for this in chakra balancing work

SEE ALSO: FERTILITY JEWELRY (getpregnantover40.com)

Overall, this type of quartz is an excellent stone to use if you are feeling in need of an emotionally soothing effect, or wish to improve your relationships (all relationships, not just romantic).
Using Rose Quartz
Rose quartz can be especially beneficial when placed on the chest area during healing sessions, or worn as a pendant which hangs over the chest during the day.
As with other crystals, regular cleansing is recommended - this can be accomplished by holding the stone under running water, and then placing it outside to recharge in natural light.
If you're interested in tapping into your full potential on a physical, mental and spiritual level, I strongly recommend the use of binaural beat meditation, which can be used in conjunction with crystal work and many other self-empowerment techniques. For more information, visit my site at http://www.quantumbliss.com/
Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Loren_Mann/538753

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