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Fertility Awareness for Pregnancy and Hormone-free birth control

Fertility Awareness for Pregnancy and Hormone-free birth control
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Fertility Awareness for Pregnancy and Hormone-free birth control

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FFP 200 | Using Fertility Awareness For Birth Control | Natural Birth Control | Lisa | Fertility Friday

5/11/2018
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Today I’m thrilled to be celebrating the 200th episode of the Fertility Friday Podcast! I’m sharing a special solo episode all about using fertility awareness as your primary birth control method. After using fertility awareness to avoid pregnancy for the past 17 years (except for the two specific occasions when I was actively trying to conceive), I definitely have a few things to share about the topic! The most important being that it is possible to use fertility awareness effectively to...

Duration:01:07:08

FFP 199 | Fertility Law | Assisted Reproductive Technology | Sara Cohen

5/4/2018
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Sara is a fertility law lawyer based in Toronto, with clients throughout Canada and beyond. She is the founder of Fertility Law Canada and a partner at D2Law LLP where her practice is exclusively devoted to fertility law. She approaches fertility law with the compassion, empathy and the respect it deserves. Sara regularly acts on behalf of intended parents, surrogate mothers, egg donors, sperm donors, embryo donors, and other people involved with reproductive technologies. She is also an...

Duration:01:05:33

FFP 198 | The Balanced Plan for Healthy Cycles | Angelique Panagos

5/2/2018
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Angelique is a writer, foodie and health crusader with an immense passion for the healing power of food. Angelique is a nutritional therapist, with her own successful West End practice specializing in female health, stress, and digestion and is also the author of The Balance Plan, which is a diet and lifestyle approach to balancing hormones. In today’s show, we talk about the importance of real food, eating to support gut health, sleep, and how these changes positively impact hormonal...

Duration:00:47:53

FFP 197 | The Mind-Body Connection to Fertility | Amira Posner

4/27/2018
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Amira is a clinical social worker with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from the University of Manitoba. She is a fertility counselor in Toronto Ontario who works with individuals and couples who are struggling with infertility. Amira also uses Hypnotherapy and Reiki in her practice. In today’s show, we talk about the mind-body connection to fertility My Fertility Awareness Programs are designed to help you to master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your...

Duration:01:01:48

FFP 196 | Egg Donation | Infertility | The World Egg Bank | Diana Thomas

4/20/2018
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Diana is the Founder and CEO of The World Egg Bank. After successfully becoming pregnant, fertility specialists began approaching Diana asking for her help in finding egg donors for their own patients. She quickly discovered that there was a desperate need for a company that understood empowering recipients with information about egg donors, and the emotional sensitivity to navigate through the process of involving another person in their reproduction life. Through her own personal...

Duration:01:01:11

FFP 195 | Ayurvedic Medicine | Managing The Postpartum Period | Stacy Claxton

4/18/2018
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Stacy is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner (FDN-P) and an Ayurvedic Health Practitioner (AHP) specializing in preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum care. As an educator and a clinician, she believes strongly in the transformative power of diet and lifestyle and desires to inspire wise stewardship in the realm of holistic health. In today’s show we talk about Aryuveda, and managing the postpartum period! My Fertility Awareness Programs are designed to help you to master...

Duration:01:13:25

FFP 194 | How Effective Are Fertility Awareness Based Methods…Really? | Dr. Marguerite Duane, MD

4/13/2018
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Dr. Duane, a board-certified family physician, is co-founder and Executive Director of FACTS – the Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science, an organization dedicated to educating healthcare professionals and students about the scientifically valid natural or fertility awareness-based methods of family planning. She also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University, where she directs an introductory course on natural methods of family planning. In...

Duration:01:03:08

[On-Air Client Session] FFP 193 | Zero Intentions | Avoiding Pregnancy Naturally With Fertility Awareness | Shannon & Lisa

4/6/2018
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In today’s on-air client session Shannon and I talk about using fertility awareness for birth control effectively and confidently! This episode is brought to you by my 10 Week Fertility Awareness Mastery Program. The next session begins in April 2018. Click here to apply The Fertility Friday Podcast is supported by the Women’s Monthly Kit by DAO labs Head over to mydaolabs.com and use the code FERTILITY to receive 20% off your first purchase. Don’t forget to sign up for my FREE FAM 101...

Duration:00:54:33

FFP 192 | Chinese Medicine for Menstrual Cycle Health | Eric Karchmer, Ph.D

4/4/2018
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Eric’s fascination with Chinese medicine started over 30 years ago, when he ventured to China to teach English. His passion eventually translated into an unusual career in what he calls “academic medicine.” Before earning a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of North Carolina (2005), Eric spent five years earning a Bachelor’s of Medicine from the renowned Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (from 1995 – 2000), and attended Princeton for his undergraduate studies. Through his...

Duration:00:58:38

FFP 191 | Cervical Health & Fertility Awareness Charting | Lisa | Fertility Friday

3/30/2018
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In today’s episode, I focus on cervical health. One of the themes that have come up in my client work is the importance of paying attention to cervical health. I have supported countless clients to identify underlying infections and abnormal cervical cells through charting. In this episode, I share what to look for and how to know if you should be concerned about your cervix. This episode is brought to you by my 10 Week Fertility Awareness Mastery Program. The next session begins in April...

Duration:00:40:39

[On-Air Client Session] FFP 190 | Avoiding Pregnancy Naturally with Fertility Awareness | Lisa & Lindsey

3/23/2018
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In today’s on-air client session Lindsey and I talk about using fertility awareness for birth control. We also touch on the impact that thyroid disorders and underlying infections can have on the menstrual cycle. This episode is brought to you by my 10 Week Fertility Awareness Mastery Program. The next session begins in April 2018. Click here to apply Don’t forget to sign up for my FREE FAM 101 video series. Click here for access. Topics discussed in today's episode: Connect with...

Duration:00:55:26

FFP 189 | Lyme Disease & Fertility | Robin Shirley

3/16/2018
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Robin is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and a member of the American Board of Drugless Practitioners. After coaching hundreds of patients with Chronic Lyme Disease, Autoimmune Disease, and Depression through her nutrition protocol, Robin launched Chronic Lyme Nutrition, a therapeutic nutrition protocol that teaches Chronic Lyme patients how to eat to reduce inflammation and depression, increase energy and strengthen the immune...

Duration:01:08:42

FFP 188 | Real Food For Pregnancy | Optimizing vegetarian & vegan diets for pregnancy | Lily Nichols

3/9/2018
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Excited to have Lily back on the show for her record 6th appearance. Lily is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. Lily’s second book, Real Food for Pregnancy, outlines the problems with current prenatal nutrition guidelines and provides the evidence—920 citations and counting—that supports a real food diet to optimize maternal and fetal health. You’ll want to take a...

Duration:01:15:52

[On-Air Client Session] FFP 187 | Charting your cycles post-pill | Preconception planning | Lisa & Karen

3/7/2018
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In today’s on-air client session Karen and I talk about the transition phase after coming off the pill, and the importance of planning ahead for pregnancy. This episode is brought to you by my 10 Week Fertility Awareness Mastery Program. The next session begins in April 2018. Click here to apply Don’t forget to sign up for my FREE FAM 101 video series. Click here for access. Topics discussed in today's episode: Connect with Lisa: You can connect with Lisa on her Website, on Facebook,...

Duration:00:57:10

[On-Air Client Session] FFP 186 | Managing Painful Periods | Charting Cervical Mucus | Lisa & Liz

3/2/2018
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Today I share another installment of my Fertility Awareness Reality Series. This is an on-air client session with Liz, a member of my most recent 10 Week Fertility Awareness Mastery Group Program. In today’s show, we delve into managing period pain and charting cervical mucus. My Fertility Awareness Programs are designed to help you to master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles. Gain confidence charting your cycles, and gain deep insights into the connection between...

Duration:00:58:33

FFP 185 | Low Progesterone | Short Luteal Phase | Premenstrual Spotting | Lisa | Fertility Friday

2/23/2018
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Today’s episode is all about progesterone. Find out how to tell if your progesterone is low by looking at your menstrual cycle chart…and how to boost your levels if they’re low. My Fertility Awareness Programs are designed to help you to master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles. Gain confidence charting your cycles, and gain deep insights into the connection between your health, your fertility, and your cycles. Click here for more information! Don’t forget to sign...

Duration:00:44:41

[On-Air Client Session] FFP 184 | Transitioning From Hormonal Birth Control | Optimizing Sex for Conception | Lisa & Aubrey

2/16/2018
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Today I share with you another installment of my Fertility Awareness Reality Series. This is an on-air client session with Aubrey, a member of my most recent 10 Week Fertility Awareness Mastery Group Program. In today’s show, we delve into transitioning from hormonal birth control, and we talk about optimizing sex for conception. My Fertility Awareness Programs are designed to help you to master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles. Gain confidence charting your...

Duration:01:03:31

FFP 183 | Fertility Awareness for Gender & Sexual Minorities | Fertility Awareness in the LGBTQAI Community | Rose Yewchuk

2/9/2018
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Rose has been charting her own cycles since 1998 and has been a Fertility Awareness Educator since 1999. She has been a facilitator of the non-profit Fertility Awareness Charting Circle since 2005 and completed a Master’s thesis of original research on Fertility Awareness in 2006. She is a certified Justisse Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner and a faculty member at the pioneering Justisse College. She is a member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research and the Assoc Rose has...

Duration:01:17:26

FFP 182 | Depression, Weight Gain & Mood Disorders | The Truth About Hormonal Birth Control | Lisa & Lorena

2/7/2018
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Today I share with you the latest installment of my Pill Reality Series. I invited Lorena on the show to share her experience on hormonal contraceptives. Lorena was put on the pill when she was 13 years old and began developing feelings of anxiety, depression, and even suicidal thoughts. After coming off the pill around age 20 she says that she feels like a different person now. In our interview, we explore what her experience on the pill was like, and how she made the connection between...

Duration:00:32:00

FFP 181 | Staying Consistent With Charting When Life is Stressful | Fertility Awareness Method | Lisa | Fertility Friday

2/2/2018
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The holidays are often the most challenging time to stay consistent with charting your cycles. Since we’ve just come out of the holiday season I thought it would be a good time to share some of my best tips for how to chart your cycles when life gets busy and stressful. If you plan to rely on fertility awareness as your primary birth control method, you have to find a way to stay consistent with your observations no matter what’s happening in your life. My Fertility Awareness Programs are...

Duration:00:39:13

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