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Dr. Victoria Maizes The Period Party Podcast

Dr. Victoria Maizes, the Executive Director of the Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Arizona. Internationally recognized as a leader in integrative medicine, Dr. Maizes is committed to helping individuals live healthier lives and she is the author of Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child.

In this episode, we talk about how IVF and egg freezing are lousy insurance policies, why age is such a critical factor for fertility, what you can do to have the healthiest baby possible, how to incorporate healthier choices in your day to day life, and so much more!

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Here are the highlights of what we cover during this episode: 

  • The shockingly low success rate for IVF
  • Why age still matters despite advancements in reproductive technology
  • How the intended application of egg freezing is completely ignored
  • Why egg freezing is an unreliable insurance policy
  • Factors that affect the success rate of egg freezing
  • The long-term impact of your health before and during pregnancy
  • The influence of lifestyle on epigenetics
  • How you can have the healthiest baby possible
  • Tools you can use to incorporate healthier lifestyle choices without overwhelm
  • Why we should give more focus to men and their fertility

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