Tired of Hormone Pushers?

Written by my Spring 2018 apprentice, Jill Chmielewski, this post discusses the alternative to taking hormonal birth control. If you are reading this, my guess is that you’ve been told one of the following: “You need hormonal birth control to resolve your hormonal imbalances.” “You would benefit from hormonal birth control to get you [...]

2018-10-02T09:53:24+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|1 Comment

Replenishing Joy after IVF

Written by my Spring 2018 apprentice, Sara Lopez, this post discusses tips  for bouncing back after one or multiple unsuccessful IVF cycles. After 3 unsuccessful IVF cycles, I was angry, disappointed, frustrated, and embarrassed about telling friends and family it didn’t work.  I was sad that my lifelong goal seemed to slip away from [...]

2018-09-25T16:16:06+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Cod Liver Oil to improve your period

When I was a kid, my parents would force me to take cod liver oil capsules. By today's standards, making any child take that stuff would probably be considered borderline child abuse, huh? LOL At the time, my parents would tell me that as children they were forced to actually drink cod liver oil, [...]

2018-09-24T12:18:03+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|3 Comments

Why We Need To Put An End to Period Shame

Between cramps, time-of-the-month tenderness (read: mood swings, irritability, fatigue, breast pain) and all the other annoying things you have to deal with when you have your period, it just doesn’t seem fair that in 2018, we still have to contend with period shame. The shame we have felt since we got our first periods, [...]

2018-09-24T11:34:48+00:00 By |Hormonal Health|4 Comments