Estrogen Dominance: Are Your Hormones Imbalanced?

Estrogen Dominance: Are Your Hormones Imbalanced?

Does This Sound Like You? Do you routinely experience breast distension, headaches, or irritability before your period? Do you have fibrocystic breasts, endometriosis, or fibroids? Have you gone to the doctor only to be told that it’s normal to experience PMS and that...
Alcohol and Fertility

Alcohol and Fertility

Everything You Should Know While TTC So you’ve been trying to conceive with no luck. Perhaps you’ve been trying to make positive changes in your life in order to improve your chances of success. You’ve kicked your poor dietary habits to the curb, you’re exercising,...
Conceiving with Science: A Guide To Fertility Treatments

Conceiving with Science: A Guide To Fertility Treatments

Watching TV, reading the news, or perhaps even within your own social circle, you’ve likely heard of couples undergoing fertility treatments. Maybe YOU have been trying to have a baby, however, all the unsuccessful attempts have left you thinking it’s time to place...
The Ins and Outs of Spotting

The Ins and Outs of Spotting

What is Spotting? After posting our period basics blog, I realized women need more information on the ins and outs of spotting! I’d wager a guess that most if not ALL of us have experienced pesky spotting at some point in our lives. For those of you who haven’t, the...
The Biggest Oversight: Male Infertility

The Biggest Oversight: Male Infertility

Not Just A Woman’s Problem When talking about infertility, I’d wager a guess that most, of us, assume we’re talking about a woman. Infertility is largely seen as a woman’s problem; however, this could not be further from the truth. Male infertility accounts for 30% of...
Period Pain? What You Should Know

Period Pain? What You Should Know

Suffering From Period Pain? Many if not most women have experienced monthly pain at one point or another. In fact, 80% of women report experiencing period pain during their lifetime1. What might surprise many women to hear is that period pain is NOT always normal!...
Period Basics: What Is Normal?

Period Basics: What Is Normal?

Period Basics: What Do You Know? Ladies, we get our periods every month, yet SO many of us know SO little about it! Despite experiencing this necessary process each month, few of us understand period basics. In practice, I’m always surprised at the misinformation...
Hormone Changes Over a Lifetime

Hormone Changes Over a Lifetime

Hormone Changes At Every Age We ladies are a complicated bunch. Our hormones are constantly fluctuating and changing over our ENTIRE lifetime. Although we experience the same hormonal changes and cycle each month, our brain biochemistry can change up to 20% per day as...
Iron Deficiency and Fertility

Iron Deficiency and Fertility

What is Iron Deficiency? Have you been feeling tired, weak, dizzy, short of breath, or always cold? If you answered yes, you’re not alone! These symptoms are often a tell-tale sign of iron deficiency anemia. Iron deficiency is the MOST COMMON nutritional deficiency...
Ontario’s Funded IVF Services

Ontario’s Funded IVF Services

Finally! Funded IVF Ontario is now the only province in Canada that offers government-funded IVF fertility treatments. This includes one fully funded in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle per lifetime. With the new Ontario Fertility Program, which started in late...